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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

Solo travel and social distancing

At our core, Flamboyance Tours is about bringing people together to share an experience they’ll never forget. Telling stories of Adelaide to help create a memorable visit is something we are privileged to do. In 2020 that is under threat … 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

Flamboyance Tours turns one

It was a big happy birthday to Flamboyance Tours on January 21 – I can hardly believe that a year has already passed since it launched! It’s amazing how quickly 12 months can go, and also what can be achieved … 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

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

Influential Queen Adelaide

Adelaide was the first Australian city to be named after a woman, but named after someone we don’t know all that much about. In school local students don’t really learn about Queen Adelaide or her life, which is a shame … Read More

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