Often called “Norway’s tiger”, the Eurasian Lynx (Gaupe in Norwegian) is a beautiful beast. This one lives at Namsskogan Familiepark in Central Norway but there are estimated to be over 400 living wild in Norway
Image (c) Andy Higgs, Grown-up Travel Guide After an intense few months of seemingly non-stop and often long-haul travel our next trip is going to be to more familiar shores – those of the UK, to be precise. As well as visiting friends and family in the London area we’ll be trying out – and [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 called Trellick Tower and is found in North Kensington, London and [...]
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 [...]
This is the kind of stowaway you’re most likely to encounter on your boat while docked at Cabbage Key near Captiva in Florida
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 [...]