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

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In our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we continue our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. So far we’ve been shared tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Oslo and Paris and forthcoming posts will cover Chicago, New York and more. This time we turn to Amsterdam, a city with something […]

Is small the new big? The trend towards the tiny continues for hotels


As we all know, size isn’t everything. But it is a factor, along with the age-old wisdom of location, location, location. Okay, you better explain yourself here. I’m hoping you’re just mixing your metaphors… Oh I see where your mind was going. I’m talking about hotels. Right. I, er, knew that… Not long ago there […]

Travel advice for post-Arab Spring destinations – Oman

William Saito

Almost 18 months since the protests in Tunisia set off a chain of events which became known as the Arab Spring, each of the affected countries in the Middle East and North Africa is facing its own challenges and opportunities. Many of these countries were heavily reliant on foreign visitors and statistics show catastrophic falls in […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 03.07.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Heathrow immigration queues are ‘unacceptably long’ The Independent Airport operator BAA today said recent immigration queues at Heathrow were “unacceptably” long. Last week some passengers faced waits of two-and-a-half hours to get through immigration at the west London airport. With […]