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The best Christmas markets in London

We’ve already visited the Christmas markets of Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Copenhagen, Rome and Amsterdam. Today we’re back in Britain to see what the capital has to offer. The number of markets keeps on growing and there is an appealing trend away from the more garish flashing lights and plasticky decor of years past towards a more traditional […]

The best Christmas markets in Amsterdam

Right, let’s recap: here on Grown-up Travel Guide we’ve covered the Christmas markets of Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Copenhagen and most recently Rome. From the Italian capital we’re going to jump to funky old Amsterdam, where as you might expect there’s a mix of both old-fashioned and contemporary markets in the festive season. Amsterdam is a beautiful place […]

The best Christmas markets in Copenhagen

We’ve now covered Berlin, Paris, Stockholm and New York in this updated series and today we’re heading back to Scandinavia by popping down to the Danish capital, Copenhagen. Here you’ll find a variety of Christmas markets to check out, and don’t forget to sample one of the many Christmas beers produced by the city’s excellent craft brewers. Copenhagen, […]

Travel with a twist – river cruising in Europe

One of the main aims of Grown-up Travel Guide is to inspire you to do something different for your next holiday. We try to find new places we know you’ll also enjoy discovering but also original angles on familiar destinations; unusual attractions, ‘hidden’ restaurants and wonderful hotels that you may otherwise miss. But it doesn’t […]