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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

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

How much should I tip on a walking tour?

As we run Adelaide’s daily tips-based walking tour, a question we get asked a lot is, “How much should I tip?”. Let’s be honest. It’s an awkward situation, for the traveller as well as us. Though, at the heart of … Read More

Adelaide street art: the Leafies

This week we wanted to bring you a photo gallery of the Leafies – what we thought were awesome sculptures that infiltrated Adelaide across a six-week period. The street art emerged at the WOMADelaide Festival in mid-March, coming from the … Read More

A traveller’s perspective of Anzac Day

As Australians and New Zealanders mark another Anzac Day with commemorations, it’s worth reflecting on how learning about a country’s past forms a great travel experience. For many travellers, the idea of exploring the world is more than just an … Read More

Adelaide: City of Churches

For most of Adelaide’s history, the city has been known as a City of Churches. It’s a common nickname here among locals, and perhaps other Australians, but rarely heard of by travellers from abroad. Our naming as a City of … Read More

Where to start an Adelaide tour and why

The Mall’s Balls, officially known as (The) Spheres, is an Adelaide sculpture of iconic proportions. Locals use it as a meeting spot, the easiest location to navigate without having to think. When friends organise to catch up, they say, “Let’s … Read More

An Adelaide female tour guide’s ethic

International Women’s Day has come and gone for another year, but the day gave me thought about how men and women compare within the tourism industry. To put this in context: as an Adelaide woman, I come from a city … Read More

Adelaide Fringe Festival 2019: returning picks

The annual event that brings Adelaide to a whole other level is finally upon us! The Adelaide Fringe is the city’s biggest festival, taking over the city for an entire month from mid-February to mid-March. For anyone, going through the … Read More

What is a tips-based walking tour?

One of the most-asked questions we get at Flamboyance Tours is: what is this tour all about? What IS a tips-based walking tour? If you’ve heard of a ‘free’ walking tour, then you already know the answer because the concept … Read More