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The verdict is in: London is Europe’s best shopping destination

There´s gold at the end of the rainbow for London´s shopkeepers… Another reason to love the British capital? Well, could be…depending on your priorities. Anyway London came in at number one in the Globe Shopper City Index – Europe, a new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) research program sponsored by Global Blue. Global who? They run the […]

Five new ways to reach Stockholm with SAS

Stockholm. It´s a Grown-up Travel Guide favourite and soon to be the subject of our first in-depth destination guide. Ah yes, I remember you banging on about the food scene… True enough. The best blood pudding I´ve ever tasted for one thing… Okay, so what´s the news then? Well, our friends at SAS have announced five […]

News: Shake it up at London Cocktail Week

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Hey-ho, sounds very sophisticated? Well to an extent, yes. London is of course famous for its pubs but the capital also has a burgeoning cocktail scene. Er, really? Oh ye of little faith. Maybe it’s time to find out what’s on offer then… Hit me! London Cocktail Week starts today, Friday October 7 and runs […]

News: Zombies set to invade London for the weekend

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Hmm, zombies are very ‘in’ at the moment After the vampire mania fuelled by ‘True Blood’ and ‘Twilight’ zombies seem to be the next big thing.  Though hardly as visually appealing as Sookie and Bill (although possibly more so than that weirdo from Twilight), zombies have a certain appeal and we all love Shaun of […]

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

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This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Jeremy Head 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 […]