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Not to be missed – what to see and do in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

In response to numerous appeals from first-time visitors to various destinations we’ve caved in to the pressure and decided to publish a series of articles highlighting the popular sights actually worth your time in a given city. The tourist traps, you mean? Well, yes and no. Many of the places we cover will be the […]

The Sweden Solar System – the largest model of our planetary system in the world

This is a guest post by Maria Kruk with additional material by Andy Higgs Image from Wikipedia commons (c) Einarspetz Unbeknown to most, Sweden hosts the world’s biggest model of our planetary system which stretches across the country and provides and interesting travel route for hardcore science fans or other interested visitors. The smaller models of planets are […]

Aerial Video: Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki, Finland in winter

As you may know we invested in a DJI Phantom Vision 2+ flying camera/drone/UAV/RPAS last year here at Grown-up Travel Guide and have been addicted ever since. No matter what you call it – as you can see, these things have many names – there’s no denying that being able to film in full HD […]

Hotel review: Cedar Key Bed & Breakfast, Florida, USA

This article is part sixteen 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 […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Former watchtower, Berlin, Germany

There aren’t many of these left nowadays – but at Schlesischer Park between Kreuzberg and Treptow a former watchtower has been preserved. In 1990 things were different, and when visiting Berlin with a friend we stayed the night in a watchtower overlooking the Reichstag, but that’s another story…