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Amsterdam: Coffee shop crack-down and red light restrictions? Great!

  Returning from a long but enjoyable day of sightseeing to our hotel near Museum Square and thanking our amiable host for his excellent advice which formed the basis for our wanderings, the conversation turned to the current (summer 2010) state of the tourism industry. Had the economic downturn and rise in the value of […]

The verdict is in: London is Europe’s best shopping destination

There´s gold at the end of the rainbow for London´s shopkeepers… Another reason to love the British capital? Well, could be…depending on your priorities. Anyway London came in at number one in the Globe Shopper City Index – Europe, a new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) research program sponsored by Global Blue. Global who? They run the […]

Five new ways to reach Stockholm with SAS

Stockholm. It´s a Grown-up Travel Guide favourite and soon to be the subject of our first in-depth destination guide. Ah yes, I remember you banging on about the food scene… True enough. The best blood pudding I´ve ever tasted for one thing… Okay, so what´s the news then? Well, our friends at SAS have announced five […]

Been there, haven’t done that – 5 things you shouldn’t miss in Belfast

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This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Jeremy Head Continuing our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we present the latest in our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. So far we’ve shared our tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin. Then we featured Oslo, Paris, Amsterdam, Chicago and Istanbul. We then focused on Australia […]