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How much further? 32 tips for surviving – and actually enjoying – family road trips

Photo credit: the apostrophe via photopin cc The route will take you through some of the most spectacular countryside you’ll ever see. The weather is perfect and you’ve packed everything you need for the family road trip experience of a lifetime. A few days where you’ll have quality time together away from the routines of home. [...]

Four times I needed travel insurance – never go abroad without it

Photo credit: pukekoblue via photopin cc When planning your next trip abroad one of the items that should be dealt with first is not the plane ticket or hotel reservation but travel insurance. I know, it’s not the most interesting of expenses in your travel budget and finding that bargain airfare is a lot more [...]

How to make the most of your city break – and save money too

This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Stephanie Bartup Photo credit: jaime.silva via photopin cc Heading back home after a 4-day trip to Moscow, I considered all of the things I’d learnt from this fascinating city. How to navigate the tough underground system, which was labelled exclusively in Cyrillic, a few key phrases in [...]