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

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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 […]

Flight report: SAS Business Class Copenhagen to San Francisco

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Photo credit: wbaiv SAS Airbus A-340 touchdown SFO DSC_0737 (1) via photopin (license) I know, you were probably thinking that it had been blissfully quiet on the Business Class bragging front recently but I’m afraid this post is going to shatter the peace. After being banished to the rear of the plane for an eternity […]

26 tips for staying fresh on long-haul flights

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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 […]

Flight report: Lufthansa A380 New Business Class Frankfurt to Johannesburg

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Image by Lasse Fuss (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Introduction You may recall that I redeemed airline points last year when I took my first trip to Southern Africa. The long leg of that trip was on Lufthansa’s A380 monster from Frankfurt to Johannesburg and I enjoyed myself immensely, despite the fact […]

A flying visit to Flatdogs Camp in Zambia

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Introduction The story so far: after spending a week in Malawi during my month-long trip to Africa earlier this year to attend three travel trade shows, I had five days I needed to fill. The third and final expo was Indaba in Durban, South Africa. Rather than getting there way ahead of schedule and whiling […]

A crumbling monument to insanity – the “Colossus of Rugen”

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I think it was the bread rolls that really brought it home to me. The sheer scale of the place was one thing, the madness of the entire concept another. But it was when our guide told us about the bakery that I truly understood how reality hadn’t been factored into these grandiose plans. How […]