On Sunday, I took part in the Joggers World Half Marathon, part of the 41st Adelaide Marathon Festival. The Festival includes the Adelaide Marathon, Joggers World Half Marathon, Physio Smart 10km, Embrace 5km, and Race the Popeye Kids Fun Run. Overall, the event seemed well-run with only a few areas for improvement. The Half Marathon […]
Category: South Australia
South Australia is home to beautiful, uncrowded beaches; rolling country hills; excellent wine regions; a walkable city centre; and a variety of exciting events.
Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival
It’s actually pretty exciting, standing on the fresh grass waiting for the rolling drumbeat of the hooves hitting the ground as they come past you while you try to spy if your number is in the lead. Did we win? We won! Or, to be more accurate, we picked the winner. Actually, to be really […]
I should probably explain that my fiancé has a special, weekend-drive car. This means he belongs to a car club and from time to time they go on car cruises (i.e. they all drive together in a convoy to a predetermined spot). I’m not much of a car person and I really can’t follow half […]
Barossa Valley in winter is the perfect weekend day trip. It is beautiful and green with rolling hills and wide open sky, and the cellar doors are cosy, with roaring fireplaces and plenty of full-bodied red wine to taste. When one of the world’s best wine regions is less than an hour’s drive from Adelaide, […]