Couple an extensive food and wine scene with magnificent natural landscapes, and it's not hard to see why Adelaide and South Australia are growing in popularity as tourist destinations. Adelaide Pocket Precinctshelps you discover the crafty eateries, small bars, acclaimed boutiques and notable gallery spaces that continue to pop up at a staggering rate. In this pocket-size travel guide, seasoned traveller Sam Trezise offers a curated list of the very best cultural, shopping, eating and drinking experiences in Adelaide. There is also a selection of 'field trips' that encourage you to venture outside the city, covering the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Port Willunga, Victor Harbor and Kangaroo Island. With a beautiful design and fold-out map at the back, you'll soon see that Adelaide's no longer simply a layover destination, or somewhere you visit purely for the festival season. It's now that perfect getaway everyone should have the chance to experience.
Born and raised in Adelaide, Sam Trezise started his guidebook journey as the director and co-founder of Insider Guides (http://insiderguides.com.au). Focused on offering travel advice for international students, these guides have been in circulation since 2007 and are now distributed worldwide in several different languages, covering a range of Australian and UK destinations. A graphic designer by trade, Sam has worked with various publications, agencies, banks, local councils and universities in both concept development and content creation capacities. He is also currently working on the international Half-full Adventure Map series with Hardie Grant covering Tokyo, Melbourne, London, New York City and San Francisco.