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Combining adventure with luxury in New Zealand

Photo credit: Zanthia via photopin cc New Zealand has carved itself quite a reputation as a top destination for adventure enthusiasts. The country offers countless activities for adrenaline junkies including the craziest of the crazy in bungee jumping, rope swings and ziplines. Thrill…

The best Christmas markets in London

We’ve already visited the Christmas markets of Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Copenhagen, Rome and Amsterdam. Today we’re back in Britain to see what the capital has to offer. The number of markets keeps on growing and there is an appealing trend away from…

The best Christmas markets in Amsterdam

Right, let’s recap: here on Grown-up Travel Guide we’ve covered the Christmas markets of Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Copenhagen and most recently Rome. From the Italian capital we’re going to jump to funky old Amsterdam, where as you might expect there’s a mix…

The best Christmas markets in Rome

After covering Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York and Copenhagen, we’re heading south. Even though a nice layer of snow really adds to the Christmas atmosphere, you don’t have to freeze your baubles off when browsing for decorations. In fact if you make…

Europe’s Top 5 Most Walkable Cities

Walkable cities in Europe

Europe’s Great Walkable Cities: A Traveler’s Delight Europe’s great cities are not just about high-profile attractions; they’re also about the journey itself. With vibrant city centers, stunning vistas, and hidden gems, these five pedestrian-friendly cities are best explored on foot.…

See a different side to Cyprus

Photo credit: Eilam Gil via photopin cc Many Europeans head to Cyprus around this time of year to catch the last of the summer sun. However, there is much more to the island than just its beaches. There are a…