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South Australia

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

Silver at the 2021 South Australian Tourism Awards

It’s been a week since Flamboyance Tours was awarded silver at the 2021 SA Tourism Awards in the Cultural Tourism category. I can still barely believe that I walked away with a placing, being up against some mighty organisations (five … Read More

A woman participates in a virtual tour from her living room.

Adelaide Online Tours – Home Connections

In 2020 online avenues for seeing the world have increased exponentially. What used to be exciting online was the latest film clip to drop from an artist on YouTube, and now it’s all about how we look in a Zoom … 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: Rockford Alicante Bouchet

This is the third of five Local Customs blogs. Each week I’ll be publishing something great about South Australian customs! I’ve previously talked about Kaurna Aboriginal culture and South Australian slang as part of this series on local customs, but … 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

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

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