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The Beatles’ Adelaide adventure: pop culture history made

On 12 June 1964, the city of Adelaide, Australia is captivated by the arrival of the biggest band in the world: The Beatles. Six decades on, their visit is not just a fleeting moment in history; it’s a significant milestone … 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

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

How to research a walking tour

I’ve written before about how guides run a tour on any given day – but what about the prequel to that? What do you need to do to make sure that things run as smoothly as possible? Well, the main … Read More

Adelaide Pride Month

Celebration of gender and sexual diversity has been an important part of changing times that have seen our society becoming increasingly progressive. It’s amazing to think of what life was like merely 20 years ago and think of how different … Read More

How do you create a walking tour?

Let’s acknowledge first and foremost that everyone’s been a tour guide at some point in life. If you have a friend or family member visit you, you’re not ever going to completely let them go off and fend for themselves. … Read More

Adelaide perceptions are not what they should be

When travellers take an Adelaide walking tour with Flamboyance Tours, they’re told straight away that the city is a ‘secret capital’ of Australia. This term is an easy one to coin because many have little to no expectations of Adelaide … Read More

Selfie from a tour guide as she leads travellers through Adelaide with Flamboyance Tours

One day in Adelaide? Start with a ‘free walking tour’

Australia is a hard country to cover in a short period; hard to pick where to go, and what to see. Two months would be enough in many countries, but Australia’s area mass alone makes it difficult to conquer. Many … Read More

The Adelaide tradition of FruChocs Appreciation Day

FruChocs, for the uninitiated, are choc-covered apricot balls produced by Adelaide manufacturer Menz, part of the Robern Menz company. While FruChocs have their own standing, as I’ll go on to explain, Robern Menz is a local powerhouse in confectionery. They … Read More

Adelaide residents enjoying food tour The F Factor with Flamboyance Tours

Why an Adelaide walking tour is great for locals

How much do you know about your home city? This is a general question anyone should ask themselves, and while I talk about Adelaide specifically here, this is relevant wherever you may be reading it. I find myself asking this … Read More

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