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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 […]

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…

Been there, haven’t done that – 5 things you shouldn’t miss in Stockholm

In our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we continue our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. If you haven’t checked out our post about London, what are you waiting for? Just make sure you come back here afterwards. Okay I’m back. So it’s on […]

6 of the best…pubs and bars in London

Despite reports of the huge number of pubs closing each week in the UK (which has now thankfully slowed) there are still – literally – thousands of boozers still going strong in the capital. Choosing six of them may seem like a bonkers proposition but we’re not ones to shy away from a challenge. So […]

Aerial Video: Winter flight over Graakallen, Trondheim, Norway

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 […]

Something for the weekend…Skifer Hotel, Oppdal, Norway

It’s time for the second in our series of trip reports from more unusual weekend breaks. This time we were a little closer to home (home being Trondheim in central Norway) at Oppdal – a world class ski resort and popular summer destination for adventure sports enthusiasts, hill walkers and climbers. It’s also a natural […]