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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: 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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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