Archive of ‘TRAVEL’ category

What’s on in Adelaide? Wanderlust 108!

By Hayley Pearson This is exactly what we’re all in desperate need of right now… Wanderlust 108. It’s one massive, super-inspiring, kick-arse celebration at Bonython Park, on Saturday September 23 — and everybody’s invited! Wanderlust 108 combines three things that we wish we all did more of –  running, yoga, and meditation. And don’t stress, if you’ve […] Read more…

LUXURY SA FAMILY HOLIDAY IDEA: MARION HOLIDAY PARK

By Hayley Pearson I’m just going to cut straight to the chase. Marion Holiday Park is AWESOME. You would have driven past the big MARION HOLIDAY PARK sign a million times on your way to Westfield Marion but if you’re like me, you’ve never been inside. It’s only 20 minutes out of the city and seriously, once you’re there, it’s […] Read more…

Best Accommodation in Hahndorf for every kind of Adelady

By Hayley Pearson The winner of the best region in AUSTRALIA goes too…(insert drum roll) THE ADELAIDE HILLS! Boom, cheers for that, Produce Awards! The Adelaide Hills are truly beautiful. And, a big reason why? Hahndorf! I bet you’ve visited Hahndorf a thousand times but never stayed the night. Am I right? Good news for you, Hahndorf Accommodation […] Read more…

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS, ADELAIDE’S NEWEST HOTEL

By Hayley Pearson Finally… Holiday Inn Express, welcome to Adelaide! Here are 10 reasons why you’ll love it! 1. It’s so close to EVERYTHING. Bars, cafes, the new riverbank precinct, Rundle Mall,  Adelaide Oval and The Festival Theatre — it’s in the heart of our CBD. This means, it’s perfect for the corporate traveller, the mad […] Read more…

SA’s Award-winning restaurants + cafes!

So, the 2017 Awards for Excellence – Restaurant and Catering  in SA have happened. And it’s with much joy, that we share these beautiful award-winning places with YOU.  Here is the list. Now go out and eat, drink and be merry! Adelady x BAKERY/PATISSERIE/DESSERT BAR Sponsored by Fleurieu Milk WINNER – Red Cacao, STIRLING BREAKFAST RESTAURANT – METRO NORTH […] Read more…

Hop-on Hop-Off Wine Tours with Trailhopper

By Jess from Dressed in Copper To our dearest wine-loving Adeladies, let me tell you about something I think you’ll love… Trailhopper Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tours! Operating in the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale, Trailhopper is a cost effective and easy way to cellar-door-hop around your favourite wine regions for a fraction of the price […] Read more…

39 reasons why Adelaide is the best place on the planet

By Hayley Pearson Adelaide is the best place on the planet. Sure, it isn’t overflowing with high-rise buildings, but within, are hundreds of teeny tiny hidden gems that make it so wondrous. We have some of the most spectacular countryside, rolling vines and crowd-free beaches in the world — but we’re not cocky about it.  We just sit […] Read more…

The perfect Adelady day out at Glenelg

By Hayley Pearson Every Adelady needs a day out. One whole day to refuel and feed the soul. But the hardest part is, other than staying in your pjs all day, where do we go? Here’s a hot tip, Glenelg! It’s back to business at the Bay, so, we’ve put together the perfect Adelady day out. […] Read more…

Holidaying in Adelaide – everything you MUST do while you’re here!

By Kim Lamb Original post on Eat Play Love Travel Regular Adelady lovers will know that I grew up in Adelaide but now live on the Eastern seaboard. (Yes, I’m one of those people – Adeladies, please don’t peg me with tomatoes). When my fellow New South Welshians find out that I’m from Adelaide, I’m […] Read more…

Mr Goodbar – The coolest place you never knew existed

Looking for an inner-city bar for your next function? Let us introduce you to Mr Goodbar, one of Adelaide’s best kept secrets! Whether it’s a birthday, engagement party, corporate or social gathering, Mr. Goodbar is multi-functional and super cute. This hidden gem tucked away just off Rundle Street exudes coolness. With its 1950s soul-inspired interior […] Read more…

Thai Red Curry Soup Recipe

By Laura ::  G-Fresh Spices  Ingredients 1tbsp vegetable oil 1 large brown onion (chopped) 2 tbsp G-Fresh Minced Chilli 1 tbsp G-Fresh Minced Ginger 1 tsp G-Fresh Coriander (ground) 850g sweet potato (peeled and chopped) 4 cups (1 litre) vegetable stock 1 cup of water 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp lime juice 2 tsp brown sugar […] Read more…

SA weekend getaway accommodation ideas

 By Hayley Pearson We’ve spent the last eight months travelling around our beautiful state, bed-hopping (in a non-sexual kind of way), to find some of our fave SA weekend accommodation picks. Here’s what we found: RENMARK :: 6 Star, The Frames Luxury Accommodation Website :: luxuryaccommodationsouthaustralia.com.au Our review :: 10-reasons-to-visit-the-frames-luxury-accommodation Or Wilkedene Woolshed Brewery Houseboats Website :: aboverenmark.com.au/micro_brewery CLARE […] Read more…

Try our Aldinga Roadtrip

By Hayley Pearson When was the last time you went to Aldinga? Unless you live there, I bet it’s been a while. I don’t know why I wait so long between visits – it’s all shades of beautiful! We’re lucky enough to drive around in Viv, our Volvo XC90. We often use Viv as an […] Read more…

The best Middle Eastern recipe

By Dinah Crowe :: G-Fresh Inspired by my trip to Dubai Ingredients Serves 4-6 6 forequarter lamb chops Lightly dust forequarter chops in seasoned flour then pan fry in olive oil until nicely browned on both sides. Set aside. 6 celery sticks finely diced 3 carrots finely diced 2C vegetable pulp from cold press juicer […] Read more…

Where are SA’s best platters?

By Jess from Dressed in Copper It’s been a long time between platter posts- let’s face it, I’ve been too busy eating cheese and not spending enough time writing about it. Now that the vineyards change colour and the weather begins to get cooler, it’s the perfect time to hunt out some fabulous cellar doors […] Read more…

GIANT FRUCHOC SMASH OR MELT

By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Picesofme___   Ingredients 200g  Good quality Dark Chocolate, chopped. Menz FruChocs, mixed dark and melt chocolate. Method Start by bringing the 3/4 of the chopped chocolate to 101°F, using the double boiling method.  Once the chocolate is throughly melted and up to temperature, remove it from the stove and gently mix in the […] Read more…

WHEN YOU BREAK UP, WHO KEEPS THE PET?

Family Law: “I’m keeping the pets!”- By Marwa Shabbar :: Websters Lawyers Have you ever heard of Pistol and Boo? They’re the two dogs who rocketed to fame after it was alleged that in 2015 their celebrity owners, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, illegally brought them into Australia. More recently, the Yorkshire Terriers have been […] Read more…

Four years ago my life was great, then I found out I had MS

By Hayley Pearson There is no known cause and no known cure. 3 out of 4 people are diagnosed before they’re 35. Every person living with it, has a different outcome. You’ll never really know what your future holds. I’m talking about MS — the most common chronic neurological condition affecting young Australian adults. Everyone’s […] Read more…

10 reasons to visit Langhorne Creek

By Hayley Pearson  Just 50 minutes up the Freeway in Viv the Volvo and you’ll find yourself in stunning wine country —  Langhorne Creek. Look around and you could be anywhere in the world, but you’re not, you’re just around the corner. If you’ve never been, why the hell not? It’s awesome!  So, whack on […] Read more…

The cutest BNB in Langhorne Creek

By Hayley Pearson As cute as a bug’s ear, this Bed and Breakfast cottage is located in the heart of one of Australia’s best kept secrets, Langhorne Creek! Lake Breeze‘s “Creek Cottage”, has two very homely and spacious living and sitting areas plus a kitchen with everything you need, including a delicious breakfast! With two […] Read more…

Self-Saucing Chocolate Pomegranate Tortino Recipe

By Head Chef of Chapel Hill Wines, Chris Imgraben Self-Saucing Chocolate Pomegranate Tortino Recipe Ingredients (Serves 10)  300g Dark Couverture Chocolate 150g Plain Flour 300g Butter 150g Sugar 8 Eggs 50g Vincotto   Method Preheat the oven to 165°C. Lightly grease with butter individual ramekin dishes, 8cm in diameter. Melt the butter and chocolate in […] Read more…

HIDDEN FOOD GEM IN MARION

By Hayley Pearson The Westfield Marion Food Mall is OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD-amazing! You’ll find everything from Mediterranean and Asian food, to a super cute French patisserie, La Madeleine. And for the kids of Adelaide, every Saturday they have fun FREE kids activities from 11am – 2pm. So, for the love of food, go and visit. Here is […] Read more…

The Ultimate Barossa Vintage Festival Guide

By Miss Barossa Image credit: barossa.com The Ultimate Barossa Vintage Festival Guide Now that Easter is done and dusted, and you don’t ever want to see another Easter egg again, it’s time to turn your attention to the beautiful Barossa. There’s no better time than to head to the Barossa as the Barossa Vintage Festival kicks off […] Read more…

THE BEST LAMB SPRING ROLLS RECIPE

By Dinah Crowe :: Romeo’s Featured on episode 10 of Adelady on Channel 9, Adelaide… LAMB SPRING ROLLS Ingredients 1 onion finely diced 1 carrot finely diced 1t minced garlic 1/2t minced ginger 250g lamb mince 1/2t white pepper 2t oyster sauce 2t caster sugar 1t Chinese rice wine 1T corn flour mixed with water […] Read more…

WHAT’S ON IN ADELAIDE THIS APRIL

By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Picesofme___ Image credit: barossavintagefestival.com.au/ 1. EVENT :: The Great Wine Voyage WHEN :: April 30th WHERE :: Adelaide East and West End COST :: $65 WEBSITE :: http://www.tastingaustralia.com.au   2. EVENT :: Santana live in Botanic Park WHEN :: Sunday 9 April 2017 WHERE :: Botanic Park, Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide COST :: from $105.15 WEBSITE :: http://www.santanalive.com/HOME.html   3. EVENT […] Read more…

8 REASONS TO STAY AT THE MAYFAIR

By Hayley Pearson Who doesn’t love a five star boutique hotel, in the heart of our beautiful City? Let us introduce you to the magnificent Mayfair Hotel…Here are 8 reasons to visit! 1. Mayflower Restaurant You will dream about this food for weeks after tasting it. The Mayflower Restaurant and Bar is in the super talented hands of […] Read more…

GREEK LAMB SOUVLAKI

 By Dinah Crowe :: G-Fresh Featured on episode 3 of Adelady on Channel 9, Adelaide… :: GREEK LAMB SOUVLAKI ::  With all the trimmings!! Greek salad, garlic sauce, succulent Greek Seasoning BBQ lamb!   Ingredients  2 pita breads 1C hot chips – cooked 1 lebanese cucumber 2 tomatoes, cubed ½ Spanish onion, finely sliced Kalamata […] Read more…

Things to do in Adelaide this MARCH

By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Picesofme___ Image credit: WomAdelaide Things to do in Adelaide this MARCH EVENT ::  WOMAD wild nights at the ZOO WHEN :: 09 March 2017 to 13 March 2017 WHERE :: Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide COST :: FROM $400 WEBSITE :: http://www.womadelaide.com.au/womad-wild-nights-at-the-zoo    EVENT :: Penfolds Sunday Series WHEN :: 22 January 2017 to 26 March 2017 WHERE :: 78 […] Read more…

10 reasons to visit The Frames Luxury Accommodation

By Hayley Pearson Excuse me while I get out my mega-phone and yell from the roof tops, HOW AMAZING IS THE FRAMES! It’s a shame there are so many other great things to do and explore in the Riverland because you won’t actually want to leave your retreat – ever! You’ll have to make a return […] Read more…

CHILLIN’ BY THE RIVER 2017!

By Hayley Pearson What better way to keep those holiday vibes alive than to head along to this year’s Chillin’ By The River! And 2017 will be next level with the awesome BBQ Buoys! Pinky Flat is the place to be, with great live music, delicious food trucks, a bar, even kids entertainment! Floating down […] Read more…

A Mini River Festival – Aqua Beats!

By Hayley Pearson Combining two of our fave things about summer – water and great tunes! Let us introduce you to A Mini River Festival – Aqua Beats! Image credit: by @amyruss08 Aqua Beats is coming at us this weekend (January 14) at Elder Park. Head along to the amazing riverbank and lap up a range of water activities, special […] Read more…

5 THINGS TO DO ON A FRIDAY IN ADELAIDE

By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Picesofme___ 1. Fridays After Five – Alindga (every Friday) Next to Maxwell’s Grocery – 11A Old Coach Rd, Aldinga SA Facebook :: https://www.facebook.com/fridaysafter5aldinga/ Image credit: Fridays After Five  2. First Fridays – The Art Gallery Of South Australia (First Friday of every month) North Terrace, Adelaide Website :: https://www.artgallery.sa.gov.au/agsa/home/Events/First_Fridays.html  Image credit: Fast Fridays 3. The BeachFront […] Read more…

15 of the best coffee spots in the ‘burbs!

By Jess from Dressed in Copper 15 of the best coffee spots in the ‘burbs 1. C.R.E.A.M CREAM, short for Coffee Rules Everything Around Me, is my favourite cafe in the seaside burbs of Brighton. It’s a blink and you’ll miss it joint, dishing out the best in all-day-breakfasts and some of the best fried […] Read more…

Join us for Love Velo Seaside

By Hayley Pearson Stop what you’re doing! Get your diary out. Ready? Okay, mark off Saturday January 14, 2017 from 5pm until 10.30pm. Because that night, you’ll wining and dining at Love Velo Seaside! It’s SA’s longest beach dinner, alongside the beautiful cliffs for Port Willunga beach! Guests will feast on a scrumptious three-course dinner made from […] Read more…

Adelaide’s BEST breakfast guide

By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Picesofme__ Because here at Adelady, we love breakfast and the best breakfast in Adelaide is just around the corner… You. Are. Welcome. Laura xx Adelaide’s BEST breakfast guide 1. Wild Saffron – 288 Main North Road, Clare  Website :: http://wildsaffron.com.au/http://wildsaffron.com.au/ 2. Karma & Crow – 249 Richmond Road, Richmond Facebook :: https://www.facebook.com/karmaandcrow/ Image credit: @jenlouwoods 3. 303 […] Read more…

This is how you spend 48 Hours in the Barossa!

By Kim Lamb Original post on Eat Play Love Travel Whenever I tell a Sydneysider that I’m originally from Adelaide, I can telepathically predict what will follow… First, they’ll ask me if I’ve ever been to Snowtown. Eye roll. Move on tots. Next they’ll ask me if I’ve ever been to the Barossa. Eye roll. […] Read more…

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