24 Hours in Adelaide

Whether you’re in Adelaide for a stopover or just whisking yourselves on a weekend getaway, we’ve got the perfect plans for you! From delicious pastries to decadent beaches, we’ve got a packed day for you!

9am – Jamface

Start your day with a range of sweet pastries and house made relishes at Jamface. Run by ex masterchef Poh, Jamface is a culinary favourite within Adelaide and offers some of the best baked fares in the city. Whether you begin your morning with a lychee raspberry bavarois tart or a simple cup of joe, Jamface will help you kick start your morning! Hot tip: Jamface always changes their pastries and treats based on what’s in season so try whatever is displayed! You’ll never know if you’ll be able to try it again!

10am – Adelaide Central Markets

Once you step right out of Jamface, you’ll be situated right in the center of the Adelaide Central Market! This place is the central hub and is the epicenter of the culinary world within Adelaide. Grab some cheeses, cured meats and local treats for a picnic treat later! If you’re still peckish there are loads of small side dishes, fresh juices and plump oysters for you. Whether you’re after a nibble, bite or stroll, the markets will overwhelm you for choice!

11:30am – Beerenberg Farm

After you leave the busy markets, take a quick ride for thirty minutes or an hour bus ride east to Beerenberg farm. Spend your afternoon away from the hustle and bustle by picking strawberries at this quaint farm! Open from November to April, you’ll be able to pick your own juicy strawberries at this farm for only four dollars! Pick your strawberries and peruse down the farm. Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone if you eat any on the way!

4pm – Take a dip at one of the beaches

After all of that exploring on the farm, you need one last bit of relaxation before tonight’s activities. Whether you’re going by car or public transport, heading to one of Adelaide’s picturesque beaches is a must do when in the city. If you’re in the city center, Glenelg beach is just a quick tram ride away, but if you wanted to venture a bit further, go and check out Semaphore beach! Plop yourself down on the plush white sand and take a refreshing dip before the next feed. Hot tip: Check out Adelaide on a budget!

7pm – Africola

As 7pm rolls around, so will your stomach. The best place for your last meal in Adelaide will be at cult favourite, Africola. This joint will be tantalizing your taste buds till the sun comes up and will tempt you with their smoked meats, African inspired vegetables and house pickles. Try out some of their grilled smoked tongue or their wood over cauliflower! Whatever you choose to graze on, be sure to finish it with their tahini ice cream and tamarind roasted pineapple!

10pm – Electric circus

If you still have the energy to party on a Friday or Saturday night, dance yourself down to Electric Circus. EC is one of the best clubs in Adelaide, offering some of the best tunes in the city. If you want to get even more out of your night, the upper levels of EC are also home to Rocketbar & Rooftop and Mr Kim’s if you’re after a more chilled night. Whether you want to dance the night away or unwind with a drink, Adelaide will have something for you

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The best breakfasts around Australia

Whether you’ve got a jam packed day full of activities or plan to relax until the sun goes down, you have to get up for the most important meal of the day! No matter where you are in Australia, we’ve got somewhere for you to kick start your day!

Sydney – Cornersmith

Nestled amongst the suburbs of the inner west is Sydney institution Cornersmith which delights its hungry patron’s day in and day out. If you drop by on the weekend you’ll always notice long lines and big crowds waiting for a table, so get in there quick! Their menu changes scenery but you’ll be likely to come across charcuterie and cheese plates, fermented drinks and house pickles. If you like more of what you taste, don’t worry, they also have a range of pickles and preserves for you to take home!

Melbourne – Grub Fitzroy

Seat yourself in this bright, airy and picnic table filled at Grub Fitzroy. Whether you’re here for a quick snack or for the most important meal for the day, Grub Fitzroy has an all day sustainable menu to satisfy your desires! The place is adorned with a mecca of plants, garden gnomes and eclectic knick knacks, so you won’t be disappointed by the atmosphere. Their menu changes frequently but you could look forward do dishes like orange marmalade and rose cream crumpets or pork belly ramen!

Brisbane – Billycart Kitchen

Once a corner store, now a culinary hotspot. You’ll always find locals hanging in and out of Billycart having a coffee or a quick bite to eat. We think if you’re in Brisbane, it’s the perfect start to your day! They always have an assortment of house baked cakes and pastries available for your sweet tooth but they also have a sweet selection of breakfast options. While you’re there, have a go at their croquet madame or their honeycomb butter banana bread!

Adelaide – Whistle & Flute

Get ready for a morning stroll and bring your pup along to Whistle & Flute! The alfresco setting of Whistle & Flute welcomes a small crowd on Greenhill road. As ferns and plants spill of every surface, you’ll enjoy a morning treat in this luscious green space. They offer unique fares such as chai spiced chia bowls and chilli prawn scrambled eggs, but if you’re up for something more indulgent, check out their sriracha chicken and waffles!

Hobart – Room for a Pony

Take a seat near the window and bask in the morning sun at Room for a Pony. You’ll see a range of visitors at this café and a lot of pups around as well! The menu is fresh and generous, which leaves the locals coming back for more! If you get a chance to drop by, order their potato and pumpkin rosti or their huevos rancheros wood fired eggs!

Perth – Architects and Heroes

Whether you’re after a hefty brunch fare, creamy cakes or artisian coffee, Architects and Heroes in Perth have got it all. This sleek café pumps out an unreal amount of coffee everyday to its regulars and offers a solid fare to go along with it! Along with your top notch coffee, why not grab a loaded bagel or some mac and cheese balls!

Darwin – Alley Cats Patisserie

Although sometimes it’s hard to get out of bed, a breakfast at Alley Cats is worth getting up for! Whether you’re a morning person or not, Alley cat will always entice you with their chicken and waffles or mushroom breakfast burger! As well as a scrumptious morning fare, they offer a mean coffee and house made infused iced tea. What’s not to love!

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7 Thai Street Foods you must try!

Thailand is not only renowned for its breathtaking beaches and culture but also for its mouth watering cuisine.

A common way to enjoy a meal, either alone or with friends, is at the street food stalls. The food stalls are set up along the streets and showcases Thailand’s plentiful and diverse dishes.

After you order your meal, find your dining spot at one of the plastic tables and chairs nearby!

Keep reading to see our top picks for Thai Street Food.


 1. Pad See Eiw

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Pad See Eiw is a Chinese-influenced dish consisting of flat rice noodle stir fried in dark soy sauce and light soy sauce. Chinese broccoli, egg and either chicken, pork or beef is also added to the dish.


2. Thai Roti

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Thai Roti has a Muslim origin but is a staple with street food vendors. The flat bread is commonly eaten as a dessert as it is filled with bananas, condensed milk and even chocolate.

The main objective for the food vendors is to flatten the Roti as much as possible. Order one and watch as they flatten it and fill it up with your favourite toppings!


3. Khao Niew Ma Muang

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Also known as Mango Sticky Rice, this Thai dessert is made with glutinous rice, fresh mango and coconut milk. The rice absorbs the coconut milk, leaving behind a mild sweet taste.

This dessert is also consumed in other parts of Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia!


4. Kluay Tod

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You might mistakenly identify Kluay Tod as fried chicken!

This snack is deep fried mini-bananas, coated in a flour batter mixed with coconut and sesame seeds. Eat it fresh or at room temperature – either way is delicious!


5. Luk Chin Ping

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Luk Chin Ping is Thai meat balls prepared on bamboo skewers. The juicy meatballs are  tossed into several herbs and spices and grilled right in front of you!

The result? A smokey taste.


6. Pla Muek Yang

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Thai grilled squid skewers can be found at just about every food market place in Thailand.

The road side favourite is served with Thai hot sauce so be cautious if you’re not a lover of spicy foods.


7. Kai Jeow

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Kai Jeow is a Thai style omelet served over rice.

Being one of the easiest and cheapest dishes you can order, Kai Jeow is prepared differently from its Western counterpart. The egg is deep fried in oil and fish sauce, and topped with fresh chilli or chilli sauce. The outside should be golden and crispy, while fluffy on the inside!


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