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


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 and Copenhagen and upcoming articles will cover Amsterdam, Oslo, Chicago and New York. All good stuff. But today it’s the turn of the […]

26 tips for staying fresh on long-haul flights


Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via photopin cc I love flying. It doesn’t matter whether my next trip is a domestic flight lasting under sixty minutes or an eight-hour transatlantic adventure; I still get a buzz when driving to the airport. Nevertheless, longer flights do present a number of challenges and ironically the fact that I […]

The Amazing Wildlife of Niagara Falls


Photo credit: Niagara Falls (Horseshoe Falls & American Falls & Bridal Veil Falls) (northwest of Buffalo, New York State, USA) 2 via photopin (license) The area around Niagara Falls is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including mammals, bird, reptiles and amphibians. Most people visiting the area see at least a few of these […]

What makes London a World City?


A world city, also known as global city, is generally a city considered to be an important node in the global economic system. The concept comes from geography and urban studies. The idea of globalisation can be understood as a city having a direct and tangible effect on global affairs through socio-economic means. The use […]