Probably the best place to sample a Tasmanian staple - the humble apple pie. Where else but The Apple Shed in the Huon Valley home to many of the original orchards from which, through exports, and the shape of the island, Tasmania got its name 'The Apple Isle'. Nowadays that is being reinforced by a resurgence of interest in the varieties grown and a surging apple cider industry using real fruit and boutique processes. Image credit: @apiotrowski
With the must-visit event of winter Dark Mofo at MONA cranking up, it’s time to get to Hobart and party! Here are the very best restaurants, cafes and things to do to best enjoy Hobart’s festival season.