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Exploring South Australia

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Fleurieu Peninsula

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor is a popular location for Adelaide locals, either as a day trip or a weekend getaway. It is often the base for our summer holidays and has become an idyllic beach town. Victor Harbor is great for both day trips and longer stays, with plenty to do in...

Adelaide, Attractions

Exploring the Adelaide Central Market

Even though I have visited the Adelaide Central Market numerous times, I still get a thrill as I walk through the doors. There's just something about the noise and activity, the colours and the smells that makes this a magical place. There's always the clink of...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Adelaide Holiday Homes with Beach Views

Adelaide is a long, narrow city, bordered by the ocean to the west and the Adelaide Hills to the east. All along that coastline are stunning beaches, great walking paths and some of the best sunsets in the world. Instead of choosing to stay in a small hotel room in...

Adelaide Hills, Food & Drink

Eating Vegan in Hahndorf

With recent changes to my diet, I am effectively eating only plant-based foods now. At home this is easy for me to achieve, but when I am out and about it becomes a little more difficult. After recently spending two days in the picturesque town of Hahndorf in the...

Adelaide Hills

Things to do in Hahndorf

The little town of Hahndorf is one of South Australia's most loved tourism destinations. It can easily be visited as a day trip from Adelaide, or is perfect for a weekend getaway. You could come to Hahndorf and simply wander back and forth along the main street and...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets Review

I love a new hotel, and I love opening specials even more, so when I saw the new Hotel Indigo was opening in Adelaide this week, I jumped at the chance to book a heavily discounted room to check it out. So here is the Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets review. Have...

Adelaide, Attractions

Adelaide Zoo After Dark Review

"What do you want for your birthday?" I am so sick of hearing that question. But people know me. I don't want stuff I'm not interested in or I'm not going to use, so they tend to check with me first. This time it was my sister-in-law, but she didn't ask THAT...

Itineraries, Kangaroo Island

5 Day Kangaroo Island Itinerary

Kangaroo Island may seem like a small piece of land off the South Australian coast, perfect for a day trip to see the wildlife. Well, you could do that, but it will be a long and expensive day. Instead, give yourself a few days on the island to really have time to...

Attractions, Eyre Peninsula

Head of the Bight Whale Watching

There are probably not too many big attractions that are quite as isolated as Head of the Bight whale watching. This amazing opportunity to see dozens of whales frolicking just metres from the cliffs happens hundreds of kilometres from anywhere. Here are all the...

Eyre Peninsula

Exploring the Far West Coast, South Australia

Most people that come to the Far West Coast of South Australia do it during a trip between Adelaide and Perth, or less commonly, as part of a visit to see the most well known attraction - whale watching at Head of the Bight. That's not the only thing to do in the...

Eyre Peninsula

Exploring the West Coast, South Australia

The West Coast of South Australia is near and dear to my heart. It's the place I was born and grew up in, and it's where many of my extended family still live. I moved away from the area when I was a teenager though, and have only returned a handful of times over...

Attractions, Eyre Peninsula

Shark Cage Diving in Port Lincoln

When I started to think about visiting Port Lincoln, I had a big choice to make. Shark cage diving is the biggest attraction in this rural city, but it's not something I have ever considered doing. I've been swimming with sharks before, the harmless variety, but...

Eyre Peninsula

Best Things to do in Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln likes to call itself the "Seafood Capital of Australia" and it's probably not too far wrong in that claim. Located at the foot of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, it has access to the pristine Southern Ocean and all the bounty that comes from it....

Flinders Ranges & Outback

Things to do in Port Augusta

Port Augusta is about 3.5 hours drive north of Adelaide at the top of the Spencer Gulf. It is often called the "Crossroads of Australia" since it is at the intersection of the main north-south route between Adelaide and Darwin, and the east-west route between...