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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 […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 21.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel My life in travel: Kate Mosse The Independent ‘I love the relaxed attitude in Norway’. First holiday memory? Being on a beach in Lee Bay, Devon. I remember it being cold and slightly drizzly, waddling around with buckets and spades, […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 20.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Midsummer Dreams: the finest places to follow the sun The Independent Yes, we do mean midsummer. It may be freezing here, but in the southern hemisphere this Friday marks the longest day of the year. Southern skies The solo traveller […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 19.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Road tripping through Europe Toronto Sun There’s plenty to know before you drive a car in Europe, where road signs, fuel names, and hidden traffic cameras can be intimidating to tourists. But driving in Europe is really only a problem […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 18.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Banks call time on Harry’s Bar owners The Guardian Family behind legendary bar in Venice favoured by likes of Humphrey Bogart and Orson Welles forced to step aside. Arrigo Cipriani, the proprietor of the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice, has […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 17.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Could Cuba be back on the US tourist schedule? The Independent For more than 50 years American airlines have been banned from flying to Cuba because of Washington’s strict embargo against commercial dealings with its Communist foe. But now there […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 14.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Simon Calder: Why Branson’s fresh ideas were Virgin territory The Independent Success in aviation is a matter of learning from mistakes – preferably other people’s. Flying is so safe because the causes of crashes have been studied intensely for the […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 13.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Delta-Virgin Atlantic deal: Few immediate changes for fliers USA Today Delta Air Lines is buying a stake in London-based Virgin Atlantic, the airline founded and majority-owned by British tycoon Sir Richard Branson. The 49% stake — the maximum that can […]