Walking into the Mayfair Hotel is like stepping into another world. Leave the peak time traffic sounds at the door. Walk across the bridge next to a circular staircase which leads to the restaurant and bar in the basement. You are suddenly surrounded by the peace and tranquility of English luxury. But this is not England. Continue reading “A Little Adelaide Luxury”
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 “Staycation Adelaide”
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 “Strategic Dawn”
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 “Adelaide – Festival City”
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 “It’s a Mad Mad March”
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 “How to Halloween at Home”
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 “It’s Cabaret Season!”