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 “Staycation Adelaide”

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 “Strategic Dawn”

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 “Adelaide – Festival City”

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 “How to Halloween at Home”

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 “Beneath a Tuscan Sky”