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South Australia

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

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

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

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