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Adelaide, Attractions

Should You Visit Adelaide Zoo?

Zoos can be controversial. Historically they were cramped, crowded places that kept animals in enclosures far too small for them. Today, our expectations have changed a lot and we no longer want to see animals in small cages. Many zoos around the world have changed...

Adelaide, SA Essentials

Tips for Visiting Adelaide on a Budget

At heart I'm a budget traveller who likes the occasional slice of luxury thrown in. My usual method of achieving this is to decide on the one or two things I am going to splurge on during the trip, and then everything else is done on a budget. To help you find the...


23 Interesting & Fun Things to do in Renmark

For years, Renmark was one of those elusive places that I kept saying I needed to get to, but it just didn't seem to happen. In the last couple of years the stars seem to have aligned and I have visited multiple times. Sometimes I was just passing through, others I...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Holiday Inn Express Adelaide Review

Are you looking for a reliable, comfortable, well-positioned hotel in Adelaide that doesn't break the bank? The Holiday Inn Express might be just the place for you. Here is my Holiday Inn Express Adelaide review to give you some extra information. Have Questions? -...


Where to See Koalas in South Australia

Of all Australia's interesting and unique wildlife, the crowd favourite is surely the koala. These cute and fluffy icons regularly melt hearts and they are often number one of the wildlife visitors want to see. They're not as common as kangaroos or emus though, so...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Sofitel Adelaide Hotel Review

In November 2021, Sofitel opened the newest five-star hotel in Adelaide, this one being the first truely international brand to do so. I've been eager to stay ever since, and recently had the opportunity. Here is my Sofitel Adelaide review. Have Questions? - Come...


Steam Train Rides in South Australia

Over the last few years I have gone on quite a few steam train rides in South Australia. I didn't realise that we had so many on offer here, and I definitely don't think of myself as a train enthusiast. There is something about train travel though. It's noisy,...

Eyre Peninsula

19 Great Things to do in Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay is exactly what you would expect from an idyllic beachside town, laidback and friendly. The ocean laps gently at the shore in the protected bay, perfect for a lazy beach day before mingling with the locals over dinner at the pub. If you can drag...


Fun Tours in Adelaide City Centre

Are you looking for something to do in Adelaide? There are a huge range of different tours that can be done with a spare hour or two without travelling outside of the city centre. From ghost tours to food tours, kayaking and street art, there are many options to...


Weekend Getaways from Adelaide

Are you looking for some new ideas for weekend getaways from Adelaide? Have you been to the Barossa Valley and Victor Harbor dozens of times and it's now time to find a new place to visit? Here are some some lesser known suggestions for a short break from Adelaide...

Weekend Getaways from Adelaide