We had our first taste of winter here in Norway with a couple of feet of snow falling from the skies in Trondheim at the end of October. Yes, that’s early – it was a bit of a record. Unfortunately for those of us who love winter – which even as a British import I […]
Continuing our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we present the latest in our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. So far we’ve shared our tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin. Then we featured Oslo, Paris, Amsterdam, Chicago and Istanbul. We then focused on Australia and you can check out these guides to Perth, Melbourne and Sydney before coming back […]
Travelling abroad means setting yourself up for plenty of adventures, incredible experiences and once in a lifetime moments. Whether you have your mind set on viewing some of the world’s most famous landmarks or taking part in local festivals and celebrations, having an itinerary that’s bursting with activities and events is what travelling is all […]
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 […]
This is a guest post by Angela Dawes with additional material by Andy Higgs After the last feature on Broome, we continuing our new series on great small towns to visit when travelling. We’re staying Down Under but moving on to Queensland in this article and it turns out that Port Douglas is the perfect excuse […]
This is a guest post by Masha Silko with additional material from Andy Higgs Having just returned from the Travel Bloggers Unite Conference in Porto, all this week our feature content is about Portugal – a popular travel destination with more than just the stunning beaches of the Algarve. First of all here are some of […]
We’re in holiday mode here at Grown-up Travel Guide – as you read this post we’re exploring Sardinia in Italy with limited access to the internet to update the site. Still, rather than close up shop we delved into the archives and have dusted off some of the earliest articles published back when we were […]
Shown here in its original location in Docklands, the traffic light tree was removed in December 2011 and relocated in Poplar.