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Our next big adventure starts next week – Zimbabwe

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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 […]

Making the most of your money in Egypt

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Looking to experience Egypt without busting your travel budget? While it’s not one of the most expensive holiday destinations – especially if you take advantage of one of the cheap holidays from HolidayGems.co.uk – there are so many sights to see that a little advance planning can help you get the most for your money. For starters, […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Cascade Chamarel, Black River Gorge, Mauritius

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  The highest waterfalls on the island of Mauritius, Cascade Chamarel (Chamerel Waterfalls) drop almost 100m into the depths of the Black River Gorge. This view is from the Chamarel Seven Colored Earth reserve and a day trip out here makes for a pleasant change from the beach

Travel advice for post-Arab Spring destinations – Morocco

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Almost 18 months since the protests in Tunisia set off a chain of events which became known as the Arab Spring, each of the affected countries in the Middle East and North Africa is facing its own challenges and opportunities. Many of these countries were heavily reliant on foreign visitors and statistics show catastrophic falls in […]

Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: Election rally in Accra, Ghana, West Africa

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport (even through the Sahara, which was surprisingly easy) and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have […]

Travel advice for post-Arab Spring destinations – Tunisia

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Almost 18 months since the protests in Tunisia set off a chain of events which became known as the Arab Spring, each of the affected countries in the Middle East and North Africa is facing its own challenges and opportunities. Many of these countries were heavily reliant on foreign visitors and statistics show catastrophic falls in […]