Alison Stewart finds luxuries and quirks on a train journey between Sydney and Adelaide.
The quick getaway is travel’s equivalent of the energy bar. It’s bite-sized, it restores, relaxes, revitalises and sends you back home with clear eyes and an improved heartbeat.
The choice of Adelaide among Lonely Planet's top cities to visit in the world next year surprised many, but as this 24-hour guide shows, Daniel Scott is a convert.
Traveller writers, on the spot in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart and Canberra, report on the hottest neighbourhoods, where there's enough to savour for a whole weekend away or even an extended short break.
Unorthodox arrangements create visual magic at this Adelaide gallery, writes Brian Johnston.
Brian Johnston sniffs, pokes and samples his way around South Australia's most-visited attraction.
Musicians, painters, writers, philosophers and mere mortals mingle over a nightcap.
With a little help this time, cyclist Daniel Scott sets out to master his machine — and Adelaide's loftiest challenge.
It may feel like an overgrown country town, but there are certain advantages to being compact - such as having incredible beaches close to the city centre. Wineries and fresh produce surround the city's outskirts, while the inner city boasts fine bars and cool pubs big on live music; and icons such as the mall's balls and the Festival Centre, where the most revered arts festival in Australia originated.