South Australia

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

Adelaide: Australia’s best walking city

The first thing many travellers tell me when they come to Adelaide is how easy it is to get around, and they’re right. We are a small, compact city with many things right on our doorstep. While many of Australia’s … Read More

Behind The Scenes: SA Tourism Conference

In this post, and across the coming months, I’ll be revealing some of the things I do behind the scenes for Flamboyance Tours in this blog. Running a tour company is not (always) the glamorous thing some people might make … Read More

Queen Victoria’s Adelaide influence

On May 24, 1819, Queen Victoria was born. Two centuries later, she is revered as one of the longest-standing monarchs and a leader that saw the British Empire through changing times. To celebrate the 200-year anniversary of her birth, I’ve … Read More

Adelaide links to Eurovision 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest is on for young and old once again. A period of time that forms my personal favourite week of the year. Music of all genres and lyrics sung with varying ability fill my ears and I … Read More

How much should I tip on a walking tour?

As we run Adelaide’s daily tips-based walking tour, a question we get asked a lot is, “How much should I tip?”. Let’s be honest. It’s an awkward situation, for the traveller as well as us. Though, at the heart of … Read More

Adelaide street art: the Leafies

This week we wanted to bring you a photo gallery of the Leafies – what we thought were awesome sculptures that infiltrated Adelaide across a six-week period. The street art emerged at the WOMADelaide Festival in mid-March, coming from the … Read More

Adelaide: City of Churches

For most of Adelaide’s history, the city has been known as a City of Churches. It’s a common nickname here among locals, and perhaps other Australians, but rarely heard of by travellers from abroad. Our naming as a City of … Read More