Welcome to a very special edition of Travelways,
It's been another difficult year that has seen tremendous change globally, and due to the COVID-19 response, a period that has fundamentally shifted Tasmania's tourism industry.
With a lot of grit, a long winter and some sheer determination, we're very happy to see our borders soon lifting again.
So welcome back!
Summer is one of the best times to visit Tasmania, when daylight hours extend well past 9pm and the weather offers both hot days and cool evenings.
Here at Travelways, we have always been focused on shining a light on the full breadth of Tasmania, and some of the little-known experiences dotted from top to tail.
In this edition you'll find a few of our favourite things to do, ranging from the little-known beaches where you can lay your towel (page 22) and escape the crowds to a definitive guide to St Helen's mountain bike trails (page 28-29).
You'll also discover what's on this summer, and some of the events to add to your must-see list.
These range from Mona Foma's much anticipated arts line-up (page 6) to the aptly-named Party in the Apocalypse (page 8) .
We are also excited to see the Taste of Tasmania back in a brand new format, which adds a vibrancy to the Hobart waterfront at the end of every year.
Summer is one of the best times to visit Tasmania, when daylight hours extend well past 9pm and the weather offers both hot days and cool evenings. Undoubtedly, one of its highlights is the produce, so don't miss our guide to pick-your-own farms (page 13) where you can experience everything from berries to stone fruit.
So enjoy exploring the state or, for those vicariously planning a trip, we encourage you to book that ticket. With COVID-safe planning and stringent controls in place, Tasmania is in a very secure place to welcome you to our shores.
It's been a long couple of years with many bumps in the road, but we can't wait to show you around once again.
the best cold-weather scenery outside the door, this is the place to be this winter.
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