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

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. So far we’ve been shared tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Oslo and Paris and forthcoming posts will cover Chicago, New York and more. This time we turn to Amsterdam, a city with something [...]

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 [...]

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

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. So far we’ve been shared tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin and we have articles on Amsterdam, Chicago and New York in the pipeline. Now we’re back on home turf, more or [...]

Is Tony Wheeler right not to dismiss the guidebook?

Image obtained from Flickr.com under Creative Commons (c) Gabriel Bergin I’m sure I wasn’t the only one whose knee-jerk reaction to the article by Tony Wheeler in The Independent in the UK. That name sounds familiar…? Yes, that Tony Wheeler. The man behind the guidebook empire of Lonely Planet. Oh right, so your reaction was [...]