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The ultimate Southern Lights time-lapse video

What with all the column inches being given over to its more famous sibling, we thought it was time to redress the balance and award the Aurora Australis its share of the fame. Otherwise known as the Southern Lights, the phenomenon can be seen in Australia (amongst other places) where this spectacular time-lapse footage was […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 03.02.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Cockney pilots are least comforting, survey says The Telegraph Pilots with London accents are the least reassuring for air travellers, according to new research among fliers. The traditional well-spoken pilot’s voice in a clipped Home Counties accent was voted the […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 02.02.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Tripadvisor banned from claiming its reviews are real The Telegraph Tripadvisor, the travel review website, has been banned from claiming that all of its hotel and restaurant reviews are real. It follows complaints that some unscrupulous hoteliers have posted fake […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 01.02.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Yours for just $900! Casino token among macabre Costa Concordia souvenirs up for auction on eBay Mail online Costa Concordia passengers are trying to cash in on the disaster by auctioning items from the doomed cruise liner on eBay. Bidding […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 31.01.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel British tourists Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting detained over Twitter joke News.com.au Two British tourists have been held at a US airport after joking about “destroying America” on the social networking site. Leigh Van Bryan, 26, and his friend […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 30.01.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Please exit the plane by the forward forklift News.com.au Passengers on a Qantas jet have been evacuated using a cage and forklift after an emergency landing at a tiny rural airport. The Boeing 767 carrying more than 160 passengers was […]