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South Australia

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

How To Use Adelaide Public Transport

Adelaide is an easy city to get around – we argue that it’s Australia’s most walkable city. But sometimes you need to hop on to a bus or train for those adventures out in different areas. It’s relatively simple to … 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

Stephen Coard holding his 'Smile, it's free' sign in Adelaide's Rundle Mall advocating mental health awareness.

Adelaide’s friendly folk: smiles and free hugs

Adelaide is a friendly city. It’s a deserved statement because people generally want to help each other out here, and there are many other cities that would fare worse in comparison. It’s not just locals who think so – on … 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

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

Why ‘heritage tourism’ in Adelaide is not a dirty phrase

Heritage. It’s a funny old word. It’s funny because it’s about the old, but also so much more. And I’ll say it straight up – it’s something travellers take in every day and barely realise. When you bring up the … Read More

Adelaide’s best food: must-have brownies

Food is something I really love, and an element of life that to me is a vital part of travel and discovering a city. I’ve only written about it once before for this blog about my food walking tour, but … Read More

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