In the words of the Adelaide Mayor of the time, Charles Glover, playgrounds were important to “promote the happiness and well-being of the children of the City”. The Mayor himself provided personal financial support to enable the development of a…

Cycling is a convenient way to explore the Park Lands. With its original broad, flat streets and a growing network of dedicated cycling paths, Adelaide is made to be seen on bike. Adelaide City provides free bikes for hire. The two nearest…

If you're walking here in open shoes or sandals, watch out for ants swarming around their underground nests, especially in warmer weather. The ants won't do lasting damage but you can be bitten repeatedly if you don't watch your feet. Walk about…

Cycling is a convenient way to explore the Park Lands. With its broad, flat streets and a growing network of dedicated cycling paths, Adelaide is made to be seen on a bike. Adelaide City Council provides free bikes for hire. The nearest stations…

Unlike in the eastern States, most of the 19th century gentry of South Australia chose to build their mansions close to the city rather than on rural estates. Some of these mansions represent the vast fortunes that could be built in the early days of…