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Author Archives: Katina

A girl sitting down, staring out. She's thinking about travel and experiences.

Benefits of travelling in your 20s

In the age of social media, where image is everything, many of us judge what we do and what we’ve already done by what we see online. How others have achieved more than us, how great they look in their … Read More

Cheap Soups In Adelaide Worth Trying

Adelaide might have a mild winter compared to many other places in the world, but even so the temperatures can dramatically drop for the colder months. We can cater for that by stuffing ourselves with delicious food. This can be … Read More

NAIDOC Week and Adelaide’s Victoria Square

Every July in Australia, the week between the first and second Sundays of that month is known as NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC stands for the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee, but the acronym now forms the name of the … Read More

What do guides do on a tips-based walking tour?

The job of a tour guide is to provide tours of an area/city/establishment in an informative, engaging way. At surface level, that’s the simplest way of putting it. But there are a lot of different types of tours in this … Read More

Why Adelaide walking tours in winter are a must-do

Winter. For some, as the song goes, it’s a wonderland we walk in. For others, it’s a dreadful few months where rain and gloomy skies dampen the mood of life. We’re here to lift the mood of the latter bunch … Read More

Why ‘heritage tourism’ in Adelaide is not a dirty phrase

Heritage. It’s a funny old word. It’s funny because it’s about the old, but also so much more. And I’ll say it straight up – it’s something travellers take in every day and barely realise. When you bring up the … Read More

Adelaide’s best food: must-have brownies

Food is something I really love, and an element of life that to me is a vital part of travel and discovering a city. I’ve only written about it once before for this blog about my food walking tour, but … Read More

Adelaide: Australia’s best walking city

The first thing many travellers tell me when they come to Adelaide is how easy it is to get around, and they’re right. We are a small, compact city with many things right on our doorstep. While many of Australia’s … Read More

Behind The Scenes: SA Tourism Conference

In this post, and across the coming months, I’ll be revealing some of the things I do behind the scenes for Flamboyance Tours in this blog. Running a tour company is not (always) the glamorous thing some people might make … Read More

Queen Victoria’s Adelaide influence

On May 24, 1819, Queen Victoria was born. Two centuries later, she is revered as one of the longest-standing monarchs and a leader that saw the British Empire through changing times. To celebrate the 200-year anniversary of her birth, I’ve … Read More

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