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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 [...]

American Airlines/US Airways merger – the world’s largest airline is born

Image (c) American Airlines/US Airways Given that we dedicated quite a lot of space to using US Airways Dividend Miles in two recent articles, it seemed a good idea to post this latest update regarding the merger with American. You will also find details of the planned changes to the frequent flyer schemes and note [...]

Don’t miss the giant LEGO SnowGlobe in London this Christmas

It’s a modern Juletide tradition we’ve come to love – the LEGO installations in London. Not content to merely repeat previous works of art such as 2011′s LEGO Christmas tree at St Pancras station or last year’s advent calendar in Covent Garden, Duncan Titmarsh and the Bright Bricks team have surpassed themselves for 2013. Ladies and gentlemen, [...]

Advertising on air traffic control towers – why did nobody think of that before?

Image (c) www.architizer.com The Medford city council in Oregon, USA (where else?) has recently given its seal of approval for vast banner adverts to be placed on all sides of the airport’s air traffic control tower. Good, I mean airports are SO non-commercial, right? This isn’t actually as mercenary as it sounds. They are hoping [...]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 21.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel My life in travel: Kate Mosse The Independent ‘I love the relaxed attitude in Norway’. First holiday memory? Being on a beach in Lee Bay, Devon. I remember it being cold and slightly drizzly, waddling around with buckets and spades, [...]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 20.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Midsummer Dreams: the finest places to follow the sun The Independent Yes, we do mean midsummer. It may be freezing here, but in the southern hemisphere this Friday marks the longest day of the year. Southern skies The solo traveller [...]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 19.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Road tripping through Europe Toronto Sun There’s plenty to know before you drive a car in Europe, where road signs, fuel names, and hidden traffic cameras can be intimidating to tourists. But driving in Europe is really only a problem [...]