Posts Tagged With: Adelaide

Staycation Adelaide

Save time and money on your next holiday by choosing to vacation in your own city. It is no secret that Australians are adventurous and love to travel, but the new trend is for people to book a holiday closer to home. For those who don’t like to plan months in advance or have little time for a break, a staycation is the perfect solution. Continue reading

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Strategic Dawn

Dawn was not only the start of a brand new day, but it was a strategic defensive tactic employed by the military. The early morning light, as the sun slowly rose slowly over the horizon, played tricks on the eyes. In war, it was the perfect time to take advantage of your enemy.

And so was born the Anzac Day Dawn Service. Continue reading

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Adelaide – Festival City

It has been a few weeks since I last posted on my blog, but it has been a productive break as I have been gathering and developing new stories and material to share with you in the coming weeks.  But now it is that time of year again when Adelaide comes alive with the sound of festivals.  There is much happening and you are quite literally spoiled for choice.  Whichever event you decide to attend, you can be assured of an entertaining day or night out with friends and family.  Continue reading

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It’s a Mad Mad March

The temperatures are still quite warm despite summer making way for Autumn.  Yet Adelaide is no less crazy and bustling with excitement.  Every festival, or so it seems, is scheduled during the month of March.  No wonder locals call this Mad March. Continue reading

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How to Halloween at Home

Halloween – that American tradition Australia pretend to celebrate.  Only a small percentage of people like to participate so trick or treating on the neighbours presents somewhat of a challenge.  But for those who do want to join in on the American spooky spirit, there are  alternatives around Adelaide. Ghost tours in the city are a popular choice for that unique Halloween experience. Continue reading

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It’s Cabaret Season!

Reported to be one of the best cabaret exhibitions in the world and it belongs to Adelaide. This is the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Each year the city puts on a world-class event that brings approximately 48000 people to South Australia’s Riverbank Precinct. Continue reading

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Beneath a Tuscan Sky

The wine region of South Australia, such as the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale are well-known around the world for producing high quality wines.  Yet it is sometimes hard to believe that some of the big labels are located in my backyard.  Quite literally in the case of McLaren Vale which is a short hop away. Continue reading

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Don’t be Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf

It is a big bad scary world out there but also full of intriguing, curious and exciting adventures.  As a solo female traveller I have often been asked if I was scared to travel on my own.  My answer was no.  Or more honestly, I had never really let the scary thoughts enter my mind. Continue reading

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Adelaide Appreciation 101

We spend a lot of time travelling overseas or interstate, that we do not think of what our own city has to offer.  This week a friend from Europe spent time in Adelaide on his trip to Australia and it was great to hear how impressed he was with what Adelaide had to offer. Continue reading

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The Hills are Alive with the Sparkle of Christmas

It is always a great experience to travel the world throughout the year.  Yet when it comes to Christmas I prefer to stay in Adelaide for the holiday season.  A perfect time to catch up with family who you have not seen all year because of the busy lives we all lead. This holiday season is no exception.  I will spend the time at home to share the turkey love and all the trimmings. Continue reading

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