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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 […]

Exploring Montenegro

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Montenegro, in the southern part of the Adriatic, is a unique country in several ways, packing a great diversity of landscape into its relatively small area. The name itself translates as Black Mountain, and apart from these majestic crags and peaks you’ll find sandy beaches, fast-flowing rivers, crystal clear lakes and spectacular waterfalls. Photo credit: […]

Exploring Vietnam

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This is a guest post by David Elliott Vietnam, as any of its inhabitants will tell you, is a lot more than a war, and indeed most of them are too young to remember it. The modern Vietnamese are more interested in the present and future and with building a better society for themselves and their […]