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Combining adventure with luxury in New Zealand

Photo credit: Zanthia via photopin cc New Zealand has carved itself quite a reputation as a top destination for adventure enthusiasts. The country offers countless activities for adrenaline junkies including the craziest of the crazy in bungee jumping, rope swings and ziplines. Thrill seekers have more to choose from than they can probably fit into their holiday – […]

Travel with a twist – There’s more than just Santa in Lapland

One of the main aims of Grown-up Travel Guide is to inspire you to do something different for your next holiday. We try to find new places we know you’ll also enjoy discovering but also original angles on familiar destinations; unusual attractions, ‘hidden’ restaurants and wonderful hotels that you may otherwise miss. But it doesn’t […]

Five great day trips from Saint-Tropez

Photo courtesy of Quality Villas It’s the most famous resort in Europe and a dream destination for many travellers eager to catch some of the Bardot-tinged stardust with which the town appears to have been sprinkled. And it remains a beautiful beach town despite often welcoming 100,000 visitors a day in the height of summer. […]

Travel with a twist – river cruising in Europe

One of the main aims of Grown-up Travel Guide is to inspire you to do something different for your next holiday. We try to find new places we know you’ll also enjoy discovering but also original angles on familiar destinations; unusual attractions, ‘hidden’ restaurants and wonderful hotels that you may otherwise miss. But it doesn’t […]

Amelia Island – the destination for relaxation in northeast Florida

This article is part fifteen 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 […]