Southern Spirit train

First-class distractions

Max Anderson discovers the joys of a platinum cabin and the frustrations of leaving it on a trip from Brisbane to Adelaide.

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Rhonda Burchmore

The South Australia guide: what's on

When to visit? Every month in Adelaide and the nearby wine regions there are celebrations of music, food and, of course, all things related to the grape.

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Adelaide Central Market.

Play the market

Kate Jordan-Moore works her way through the stalls and nearby shops for a true taste of Adelaide.

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Feeding time ... keeping the tenants in order at Adelaide Zoo.

Go wild in the city

Visiting the capital for the first time in years? David Sly finds plenty to do for the adventurous.

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