Often called “Norway’s tiger”, the Eurasian Lynx (Gaupe in Norwegian) is a beautiful beast. This one lives at Namsskogan Familiepark in Central Norway but there are estimated to be over 400 living wild in Norway
After the bunker apartments, here’s another unique architectural concept . The idea of putting housing on top of a motorway has often been considered but Schlangenbader Strasse in Berlin is (so far) the only structure ever completed. More on this in a later post, but yes the motorway runs right through the place.
I know. You’re justifiably wondering why this ugly tower block is featured in our daily photo section, right? Well wonder no more – you already know that we’re die-hard James Bond fans and believe it or not there is a connection here. This place is called Trellick Tower and is found in North Kensington, London and [...]
This is the kind of stowaway you’re most likely to encounter on your boat while docked at Cabbage Key near Captiva in Florida
My views on the actors prancing around on the actual site of Checkpoint Charlie are not exactly news to regular followers of Grown-up Travel Guide. Fortunately the rest of the area around Kochstrasse/Zimmerstrasse has finally got the memorials and exhibitions it deserves – although you still have to zigzag around the fake souvenir stalls of [...]
The highlight of an adventure-packed week in the Girona Pyrenees was a hot-air balloon ride over the area from La Garrotxa with the highly experienced folk at Vol de Coloms
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
The Roslund Meat Shop at Hietalahti Market Hall (or Hietalahden kauppahalli if you fancy asking for directions in Finnish)