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A road trip of Essence 1313km, each one a feast for the senses

From seafood to surfing, wine to wildlife, monuments to markets, the Southern Ocean Drive takes you through some of the state’s most striking landmarks. Get behind the wheel for a true South Australian adventure A massive sea lion is sprawled across our path. It’s a magnificent – and terrifying – sight. The beast, weighing at least 300kg, lets off the …

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Coonawarra

Learning lessons from the past to create inspired wines of the future is what gives one of the country’s premium wine regions its lasting advantage Hip winemakers setting trends from the many new vineyards lining city fringes may arguably be the way of the future but, in the Coonawarra, there is a clear advantage to producing wines, says Wynns winemaker …

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Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Jock Zonfrillo’s weekend of food Australia’s hottest chef lines up Adelaide’s best flavour destinations, and a few visual gems as well, for 48 hours of heaven on your next weekend visit Asking Jock Zonfrillo to reveal his favourite places to pick up a knife and fork in and around Adelaide is like opening a floodgate – his nominations pour in …

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HUGH SHERIDAN – MyAdelaide

He may now be based in Los Angeles but, for Adelaide-born Hugh Sheridan – who won Australian hearts playing Ben Rafter on TV’s packed to the rafters – there’s still no place like home Favourite coffee spot? I love Argo in Victoria Square. They’ve also got a lot of great vegan stuff there. Favourite place for dinner? I can’t go …

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20 years of thrills, spills & triumphs

Tour Down Under With world-class racing and an extended women’s event, South Australia’s famous TDU is now the complete package In 20 years, the Santos Tour Down Under has morphed into a two-week festival of cycling, offering fans not only world-class racing but entertainment and a unique experience showcasing the best of South Australia. But until 2015 something was missing, …

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21st Birthday Feast

It’s more than a mardi gras. Yes there are sequins and sparkles, feathers, leather and lace but there’s also community outreach, conversation forums and even Christian worship This is Adelaide’s Feast – and there’s nothing else quite like it in Australia. Every year, the annual queer arts and cultural festival attracts national and international attention, drawing performers and visitors from …

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My life changed in 48 hours

The multi-billion dollar South Australian health and medical precinct, the so-called BioMed City, is blossoming as the southern hemisphere’s largest hub of its type, bringing together research, education, clinical care and business development. Both the $200 million South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and its neighbour, the $2.3 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital, are attracting some of the world’s …

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Love affair with benefits

The way to a person’s heart is through their stomach – it’s a saying that certainly rang true for Peter Ni one Friday night last June. The Sydney property investor, and his wife, Olivia, spent their first night in Adelaide having dinner on Gouger St when Mr Ni fell in love with the city. The popular strip in the CBD …