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Barossa Valley Ballooning

www.barossavalleyballooning.com.au   Hot air ballooning was on my bucket list so it was time to tick that one off by taking a flight with Barossa Valley Ballooning. Starting in the early morning, we met our fellow ballooners and friendly pilot, Michael, and his crew. They drove us to a nearby field for our launching spot. […]

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What’s Iconic in Adelaide – Spirit of Bonsai

The spirit of Bonsai shop is certainly iconic, not only attracting the locals but also tourists from all over the world. This shop was the first Bonsai shop in Australia, according to the owners, and is more than a plant shop. It’s a museum of bonsai trees each looking completely different. The age of the […]

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Icons in Adelaide

  There are many iconic places in Adelaide. They have been around forever and help to make Adelaide special. Here’s a list of some of them below. If you think we should add more let us know. We will be discussing each of them in detail at a later date and also adding to the […]

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State Library and City Gallery

The State library is so much more than a library. Adelaide’s State library is full of valuable history and stacks of art. They also have an art gallery down stairs show casing a range of great artists and exhibitions throughout the year. And its all free! Next time you’re in the City drop in a […]

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Bicentennial Conservatory

The Bicentennial Conservatory was built in celebration of Australia’s 1988 Bicentenary. It is designed by South Australian architect, Guy Maron.It is one of the largest conservatorys in the southern hemisphere. The building is 100 metres long, 47 metres wide and 27 metres high. An steel structure supports the 2,434 metres2 of glass which forms the roof, […]

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What’s Iconic in Adelaide

If you think you know Spats Café, then think again Adelaide! This Edwardian-Style Dessert Café has been established since the 1970s, and have been owned and run by the same local family since 1986! But it has recently undergone a subtle re-invention; the favourites on the menu are still there, including the Brandy Snap Basket, […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park

This wildlife park sports the greatest and cutest Australia has to offer. It is located in the beautiful Mt Lofty ranges only 20 minutes from the City. The park provides 35 hectares of open bushland habitat where visitors can interact with Australian wildlife. The park is a member of the South Australian Tourism Hall of […]

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Queen Street

Queen street is unique in Adelaide with lots of retro shops and retro cafes. It’s got a quaint charm and is a popular hang-out for the locals. Hidden in the backstreets just off port road in Croydon its the place to catch up with friends. i 

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Mt Lofty Summit

One of the best views of Adelaide and free. For those walking up the walking trail from Waterfall Gully, the summit is your destination – one of many walking trails in the area. Alternatively you can drive up the freeway and get there in 20 minutes – from the City. You can also grab a […]

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