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Back in Flight: Flying During COVID

There’s a small thrill of excitement in the middle of my chest as the as the dull drone of the engines gets louder and I feel a slight pressure pushing me into the back of my seat.  As the view out the window rushes by then drops away and I feel myself get pushed down […]

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Throwing the Axe at Date Night

Throwing sharp objects certainly makes for an interesting date night, but that is exactly the point at MANIAX Axe Throwing. Located in Thebarton at the old Coca-Cola factory, MANIAX invites guests to hurl a hatchet for a bit of fun, and anyone can do it. It turns out, axe throwing requires more finesse and practice […]

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Uraidla: Make sure to stop at this Adelaide Hills town

If not for the change in speed limit most travellers would probably fly through the town of Uraidla, which sits in an Adelaide Hills valley on a two-lane road that dips and climbs around blind corners never more than 300 metres apart.  Ten years ago, they definitely wouldn’t have stopped. Located 17 kilometres east of […]

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Adelaide Zoo, A City Oasis

Walking along the winding paths of the Adelaide Zoo shaded by bamboo and palms, with the whistles and chirps of birds overhead and the occasional soft hoot of a monkey in the background, it’s easy to forget that you are in the City of Adelaide.  The landscaping at the zoo includes plants carefully chosen from […]

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Adelaide’s Purple Trees

I don’t think I’ll ever forget my astonishment the first time I saw them.  It was the shock of seeing something that seemed unnatural.  Throughout my childhood in North America I had only ever seen trees with green leaves or the vibrant red, orange and yellows of autumn, followed by brown as the leaves began […]