Exploring South Australia

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South Australia Festivals for Every Month

South Australia if often known as the "Festival State". This moniker can be found in advertising slogans, on billboards and on tv, even on some of our number plates! And it's true, there are a whole pile of festivals in South Australia. But which ones are on when...


Things to do in Glenelg

Glenelg is one of the most popular locations for visitors to Adelaide. It's a great day trip for those staying in the city centre, or a perfect beach getaway for those looking for an escape. Here are some of the things to do in Glenelg while you are there. Have...


Things to do in South Australia in Summer

It's that time of the year, things are heating up, and summer is the most popular time to take a holiday. The kids are out of school, Christmas holidays are in full swing and the days are long. It's time to get out and enjoy the pristine beaches, the sunshine and...

Adelaide, Attractions

Tackling the Adelaide Oval Roof Climb

Adelaide doesn't have a bridge or any really tall buildings so there was a dilemma when all the other Australian cities started to offer climbs or some other "at height" experience. But we're an innovative bunch down here in South Australia, we make the most of...

Adelaide Oval Roof Climb
Adelaide, Attractions

Torrens Island Quarantine Station Tour

"Quarantine" has recently hit the headlines with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. But this is not the first time quarantine has been a thing when entering Australia. These latest events have piqued the interest of those questioning what quarantine was like in...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Oval Hotel Review

When the proposal to build a hotel at Adelaide Oval was first announced, I was sceptical. My thoughts were that no one would want to stay there. It's on the wrong side of the river, and there just aren't enough events on at the oval to warrant it. I have to say my...


Spooky South Australia

Are you a ghost-hunter? Is the supernatural your thing? Do you love scaring yourself silly exploring a haunted house? Here are the attractions, places, tours and things to do in spooky South Australia. Have Questions? - Come and join the Facebook Group and ask any...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Review

Back when I was working for a national company, when our interstate executives came to visit they liked to stay at the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel. I was always curious about this choice over the Hilton or the Intercontinental, which seemed like more natural options...

Yorke Peninsula

Things to do on the Copper Coast

The north western part of Yorke Peninsula is referred to as the Copper Coast. It encompasses the towns of Wallaroo, Moonta, Moonta Bay. Port Hughes and Kadina and it will be no surprise to hear that it was once a thriving copper mining area. This has lead to a rich...

Food & Drink, Riverland

Riverland Wine Tasting

When talking about wine regions in South Australia, people can easily list off a few - the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Coonawarra - but generally they miss the biggest wine region of all. In fact, it's the biggest wine region in all of Australia, producing more...

Riverland Wine Tasting

Big Things in South Australia

It's no secret that Australia loves it's "Big Things". They are all over the place, sticking up into the landscape and demanding a selfie or crazy group photo. They are a fun stop on a road trip, and something to brag about seeing to your mates. Here are the big...


Things to do in Berri

I've not really spent any time in the Riverland. I've driven through a few times heading interstate, even stopped for lunch in Renmark one or twice, but that is as far as my experience goes. It was about time I changed that, and I recently spent a few days...