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Grown-up Travel Guide News Update

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel The Travel Paradox And Why Women Know Best by Huffington Post According to surveys of travel habits, women spend significantly more time planning vacations and they book trips further in advance. Men, on the other hand, are more likely to wait until the […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel City of Stockholm and Nobel Foundation Join Forces to Create a Nobel Prize Center in Stockholm by Nobelprize.org On December 1, 2011, the Nobel Foundation and the City of Stockholm signed a declaration of intent to work jointly towards the […]

Travel-related fun spot – Groupon manages to majorly misquote a once-mighty manager – twice

Love that alliteration! So what’s this then? Well, as a subscriber to Groupon’s (Norwegian) offers I receive a couple of emails most days. I’ve yet to take them up on any travel bargains but I am often heard emitting a frustrated “O.F.F.S.” when reading their sales pitches. “O.F.F.S.”? What does that – oh wait, I […]

The verdict is in: London is Europe’s best shopping destination

There´s gold at the end of the rainbow for London´s shopkeepers… Another reason to love the British capital? Well, could be…depending on your priorities. Anyway London came in at number one in the Globe Shopper City Index – Europe, a new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) research program sponsored by Global Blue. Global who? They run the […]

Five new ways to reach Stockholm with SAS

Stockholm. It´s a Grown-up Travel Guide favourite and soon to be the subject of our first in-depth destination guide. Ah yes, I remember you banging on about the food scene… True enough. The best blood pudding I´ve ever tasted for one thing… Okay, so what´s the news then? Well, our friends at SAS have announced five […]