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Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Apartments on the Autobahn, Berlin, Germany

After the bunker apartments, here’s another unique architectural concept . The idea of putting housing on top of a motorway has often been considered but Schlangenbader Strasse in Berlin is (so far) the only structure ever completed. More on this in a later post, but yes the motorway runs right through the place.

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Trellick Tower, London, England

I know. You’re justifiably wondering why this ugly tower block is featured in our daily photo section, right? Well wonder no more – you already know that we’re die-hard James Bond fans and believe it or not there is a connection here. This place is┬ácalled Trellick Tower and is found in North Kensington, London and [...]

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Bridge Slide, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

  Having promised my wife I wouldn’t bungee jump without her – or rather not do anything so stupid on my own – I kept my word, naturally. However I did receive clearance for the Bridge Slide (zipline), one of Shearwater Victoria Falls‘ many activities. It might be lamer than the bungee or the pendulum [...]

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Checkpoint Charlie guardhouse, Berlin, Germany

My views on the actors prancing around on the actual site of Checkpoint Charlie are not exactly news to regular followers of Grown-up Travel Guide. Fortunately the rest of the area around Kochstrasse/Zimmerstrasse has finally got the memorials and exhibitions it deserves – although you still have to zigzag around the fake souvenir stalls of [...]