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Local customs: SA football rivalry

This is the fifth and last of our Local Customs blogs. There are links to the previous four at the end of the post! The wonderful game of Australian Rules football, run under the Australian Football League (AFL), has graced … Read More

Local customs: Adelaide nostalgia

This is the fourth of five Local Customs blogs. Each week I’ll be publishing something great about South Australian customs! Nostalgia. It makes us wonder what was, and what could have been. They, whoever they are, say that dwelling on … Read More

Local customs: Rockford Alicante Bouchet

This is the third of five Local Customs blogs. Each week I’ll be publishing something great about South Australian customs! I’ve previously talked about Kaurna Aboriginal culture and South Australian slang as part of this series on local customs, but … Read More

Local customs: Aboriginal South Australia

This is the second of five Local Customs blogs. Each week I’ll be publishing something great about South Australian customs! In Australia, knowing the stories of Aboriginal history and culture is consistently important in understanding not only why things are … Read More

Local customs: South Australian slang

This is the first of five Local Customs blogs. Each week I’ll be publishing something great about South Australian customs! Conversing with an Australian can be a confronting experience if you’re not from the land down under and you don’t … Read More

Nature and Wildlife in South Australia

The bushfires that have ravaged Australia across the end of 2019 and into 2020 have been devastating for communities, destroying livelihoods and also impacting on economies from loss of tourism. As well as lives lost, it has been hard to … Read More

Adelaide in Summer

Australia is a country largely full of sunshine year-round and is known for its laid-back summers that incorporate a warm Christmas, summer sports like cricket and tennis, and long balmy nights. Adelaide is no exception with its heat, and as … Read More

2020: New Decade, New Adelaide

We’ve finally made it to 2020, saying goodbye to the awkward ‘teens. Whether this decade will be as roaring as the 1920s only time will tell, but life is what you make it – and so is travel. Coming to … Read More

Christmas In Adelaide

As a tour guide in Adelaide, the number one comment I receive across the months of November and December is that “it really doesn’t feel like Christmas”. It’s a conundrum I face daily in these months because growing up in … Read More

Adelaide’s Farmers Union Iced Coffee

It’s a Farmers Union Iced Coffee or it’s nothing, as the saying now famously goes. We love a lot of different beverages in Adelaide, a city primarily known for its world-renowned wine regions, but this particular iced coffee is the … Read More

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