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How to save money while travelling

Photo credit: _Hadock_ via photopin cc We all love to travel, right? The very fact that you’re reading this blog would suggest this to be true and I’m also going to assume that you like to get the most for…

Five bizarre festivals for Grown-up Travellers

As well as the myriad music festivals taking place around the world, there are some more unusual events that provide you the Grown-up Traveller with a good excuse for a quick break or extended stay. We’ve compiled a short list…

A wonderful weekend in Madrid

Going on a weekend trip can be a great way to escape the daily routine in the office or any other work place for that matter. If you are based in Europe you have plenty of options for where to…

Safety tips for solo female travellers

You do hear horror stories about what can happen to single female travellers. But if you can follow a few simple rules when travelling alone, you will make yourself less vulnerable to attack – whether it’s of a personal nature…

Why Croatia is perfect for nature travel

This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Suzie Shaw Photo credit: lrumiha via photopin cc Eco-travel is big business at the moment, especially in equatorial countries where the adventure tourism industry is vying with the logging industry for access…

Choosing the Right Hotel for Your Family

This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Nikolia Rudenko Travelling with children is a very different experience to travelling as a couple or with friends. You’ll need to think about the type of holiday to take and the…

Safari and Beach Combination Honeymoons

This is a guest post by Mahlatini Travel Over the course of 2012 the trend of combining multiple holiday destinations has become a favourite for honeymooners. It promises a more varied experience for the money couples spend and promises to…

Ideal gadgets for family travel – the Nintendo DS

It may not really be a travel gadget, and it certainly isn’t essential, but from years of experience I can vouch for the benefits of letting your children bring along one of the many different versions of Nintendo’s portable gaming…