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The five stupidest things I’ve done while travelling

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Now this sounds good. You must have been up all night narrowing this list down to five… Hey, not so fast. I may have made my fair share of mistakes in my younger years but I like to think of myself as a pretty savvy Grown-up Traveller these days. Savvy, perhaps. Pretty, no… All of […]

Hotel Review – Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, London, England

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Image (c) 2015 Hampton Remember we were in London last month for some more Pottering about? As detailed in the pre-trip itinerary that was published a few days beforehand I had made arrangements to stay at two different hotels in order to se different parts of the city and review them. On the first night in […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Underneath the London Eye, London, England

Under the London Eye

I’m not a big fan of the fact that Coca-Cola has now taken over London’s wonderful wheel, but such if life I guess – everything needs a sponsor with deep pockets. In any case, I do love the Eye both for the views and its structure; there’s something about this angle that appeals, too…

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

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Introduction The whole Harry Potter phenomenon kind of passed us by. I saw the first film and the second-to-last many years later (which made very little sense but was exciting anyway) but have still to read any of the books. However, our daughter Rebecca discovered the movies a couple of years ago and we’ve been […]