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Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 19.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Road tripping through Europe Toronto Sun There’s plenty to know before you drive a car in Europe, where road signs, fuel names, and hidden traffic cameras can be intimidating to tourists. But driving in Europe is really only a problem […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 18.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Banks call time on Harry’s Bar owners The Guardian Family behind legendary bar in Venice favoured by likes of Humphrey Bogart and Orson Welles forced to step aside. Arrigo Cipriani, the proprietor of the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice, has […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 17.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Could Cuba be back on the US tourist schedule? The Independent For more than 50 years American airlines have been banned from flying to Cuba because of Washington’s strict embargo against commercial dealings with its Communist foe. But now there […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 14.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Simon Calder: Why Branson’s fresh ideas were Virgin territory The Independent Success in aviation is a matter of learning from mistakes – preferably other people’s. Flying is so safe because the causes of crashes have been studied intensely for the […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 13.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Delta-Virgin Atlantic deal: Few immediate changes for fliers USA Today Delta Air Lines is buying a stake in London-based Virgin Atlantic, the airline founded and majority-owned by British tycoon Sir Richard Branson. The 49% stake — the maximum that can […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 12.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Juliet Kinsman: Sometimes quality isn’t written in the stars The Independent Stars. Diamonds. Rosettes. Are these classifications much cop? I first came to question their relevance when a pal booked us a luxury girls’ weekend and we ended up at […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 11.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Notre Dame Cathedral brushes up for 850th birthday Toronto Sun Quasimodo would be overjoyed. Notre Dame Cathedral has had its lighting improved, a new viewing platform erected to appreciate its Gothic facade, its organ renovated and is about to have […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 10.12.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel The ultimate packing list for tech-loving travellers The Independent What technology should you pack when you travel? First, you need something to put everything in. A case such as the Rimowa Salsa Air (from £353; rimowa.com) is ideal. It’s stylish and super-lightweight, with […]