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Hippest hoods

Traveller writers, on the spot in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart and Canberra, report on the hottest neighbourhoods, where there's enough to savour for a whole weekend away or even an extended short break.

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Avalon City Retreat, Hobart. Omnipod

Thinking outside the box

The island state is embracing bold inner-city luxury lodgings, writes Lauren Quaintance.

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MONA Festival Hobart

All hip and happening

Wowed by dining hot spots, natural beauty, friendly locals and the marvellous MONA, Winsor Dobbin says the time to visit Hobart is now.

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Kif Weber at Smolt.

The secret's in the source

Gardens, cooking classes and restaurants are on the menu as Julietta Jameson follows the food trail in and around Hobart.

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MONA Opening
 David Walsh with his daughter  Grace in the Museum before the opening. Fri 21st Jan 2011
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Island state of the art

A year after its opening, Leisa Tyler visits Hobart's MONA to see if the provocative museum lives up to expectations.

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