Archive | Places

RSS feed for this section

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Apartments built atop 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.

Making the most of a morning in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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 [...]

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¬†called Trellick Tower and is found in North Kensington, London and [...]

Hotel review: Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas, Orlando

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 [...]

First impressions – an Anglo-Nordic family in Miami

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 [...]