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Advertising on air traffic control towers – why did nobody think of that before?

Image (c) www.architizer.com The Medford city council in Oregon, USA (where else?) has recently given its seal of approval for vast banner adverts to be placed on all sides of the airport’s air traffic control tower. Good, I mean airports are SO non-commercial, right? This isn’t actually as mercenary as it sounds. They are hoping […]

Now this is how to promote Norway as a tourist destination

Image (c) C H/www.visitnorway.com Innovation Norway First a spot of disclosure. As the more observant of you will have become aware this site is presided over by an English bloke in voluntary (and wonderfully enjoyable) exile in Norway. Given the affection we at Grown-up Travel Guide have for the country we consider it one of our many […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 14.09.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel 33,000 flee Guatemala volcano eruption News.com.au A long-simmering volcano outside one of the Guatemala’s most famous tourist attractions has exploded into a series of powerful eruptions. Thick clouds of ash was hurled nearly three kilometres high, spewing rivers of lava […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 13.09.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Faster than the speed of flight: Is it possible to fly to Australia in just two hours? The Independent Technology enabling hypersonic flight – a holy grail for some rocket scientists – could be closer than we think, reports Mark […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 12.09.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel In the footsteps of Jesse Owens at Berlin’s forgotten Olympic Village The Guardian As the curtain comes down on London’s golden Olympic summer, Paul Scraton explores the Olympic Village from the darkest Games in history, Berlin 1936. This blogpost first appeared on […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 11.09.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel London restaurant boom sparked by affordable menus The Guardian Zagat guide praises venues for fixed priced lunches in what it claims is most comprehensive survey yet. Signs that the battered London restaurant sector is recovering from the recession are revealed by an […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 10.09.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Qantas’ business and first class travellers to get chauffeur driven service to and from airport News.com.au Qantas will soon provide free chauffeur-driven transport to and from the airport for business and first class travellers. The announcement comes a day after Qantas confirmed […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 07.09.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Spaniards get themselves all greased up for ancient festival News.com.au The odd-ball shenanigans of the Cascamorras festival, in the streets of Baza, near Granada, Spain see townsfolk from two rival cities douse themselves in oil before parading the streets in […]