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Making the most of a morning in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

If you follow Grown-up Travel Guide on social media you’ll have been treated to regular updates from my recent trip to Zimbabwe. It’s not too late either – just search for the #zimbabwesafari2014 hashtag on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Google + and Foursquare to see the posts related to this adventure. There will be plenty [...]

Hotel review: Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas, Orlando

Image (c) Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. This article is part eight of the series “Trip diary: Three weeks on the road in Florida” Teaser: New series starts this week Introduction: A three week road trip around Florida, June-July 2013 Hotel review: Park Inn Oslo Airport Flight report: Lufthansa New Business Class Frankfurt to Miami [...]

First impressions – an Anglo-Nordic family in Miami

This article is part seven of the series “Trip diary: Three weeks on the road in Florida” Teaser: New series starts this week Introduction: A three week road trip around Florida, June-July 2013 Hotel review: Park Inn Oslo Airport Flight report: Lufthansa New Business Class Frankfurt to Miami First impressions – a Limey driving in [...]

Hotel review: Hilton Miami Downtown

Image (c) Hilton Miami Downtown This article is part six of the series “Trip diary: Three weeks on the road in Florida” Teaser: New series starts this week Introduction: A three week road trip around Florida, June-July 2013 Hotel review: Park Inn Oslo Airport Flight report: Lufthansa New Business Class Frankfurt to Miami First impressions [...]

Amsterdam – one of Europe’s best family destinations

As Spring slowly but surely begins to reach Europe our thoughts often turn to planning a break to enjoy the warmer weather in one of the continent’s great cities. The latest articles on Amsterdam on the GowithOh site inspired me to check out flights to the Netherlands and my wife and 12-year old daughter didn’t take [...]

Our next big adventure starts next week – Zimbabwe

Today we’re really excited to be able to share some details about our next amazing trip. Next week Grown-up Travel Guide returns to Africa! You’ll be able to keep up with my journey by following the #zimbabwesafari2014 hashtag on social media (Twitter, Google +, Facebook, Instagram etc.) and of course right here. In what promises [...]

How to use tech to improve travel

Image (c) Sean MacEntee Technology is, as the saying goes, everywhere. And the times have indeed a-changed. Once the preserve of corporate road warriors on the company’s dollar, laptops, tablets and smartphones seem to have become standard items on packing lists – even for backpackers. This begs the question – does technology help to improve or [...]