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First impressions – a Kiwi in Cambodia

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It’s time for the fourth article in our series; to recap we described the experiences of an Englishman in New York for the first time, then a Canadian in San Francisco and An English Lady on the Costa Brava.  A number of different authors tell us how it went the first time they visited a city or […]

Exploring Peru

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This is a guest post by David Elliott Peru, on South America’s Pacific coast, has its north-eastern portion in the upper Amazon basin and is mostly equatorial rainforest, whilst its south-western region is occupied by the majestic Andes Mountains. The contrast couldn’t be greater, and Peru provides exciting opportunities for exploration of a culturally and naturally […]

First impressions – an English Lady on the Costa Brava

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Here’s the third article in our new (or rather re-booted) series after the first article on an Englishman in New York for the first time and the follow-up about a Canadian in San Francisco.  A number of different authors tell us how it went the first time they visited a city or town. Did it live […]

First impressions – a Canadian in San Francisco

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Here’s the second part of our new (or rather re-booted) series after the first article on an Englishman in New York for the first time.  A number of different authors tell us how it went the first time they visited a city or town. Did it live up to their expectations? Were there any big […]

Happy Christmas from Grown-up Travel Guide!

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Photo credit: duane.schoon via photopin cc Yes, it’s Christmas once again. Despite what the Mayans allegedly believed, the world didn’t end on the 21st so be thankful you decided to buy those pressies after all. I know it’s actually Christmas Eve, but that’s when we celebrate here in Norway so there you go. And for […]