Shown here in its original location in Docklands, the traffic light tree was removed in December 2011 and relocated in Poplar.
Image (c) Andy Higgs, Grown-up Travel Guide Radisson Blu is a familiar hotel brand to us in Scandinavia but the company has only recently opened its first US property which they chose to locate in Chicago. My three nights in the Windy City seemed like a good opportunity to check out how they were approaching […]
Antalya, the capital of the Turkish Riviera, is a popular destination for Europeans seeking a beach vacation. Most visitors make it downtown to Kaleici to wander the winding cobble-stone streets of the old city and admire the picturesque harbour. On a particularly hot day a few tourists will take refuge in the world-class (and air-conditioned) […]
As you’ll recall I was head-over-heels with excitement when I got the chance to visit Cape Town a few weeks ago. As you may also remember, I had contacted a few hotels there (slightly) in advance in order to review accommodation options. I ended up with three places to stay in the city, all of […]
The Danish capital has something for everyone – especially the smaller ones. Starting with the obvious, there’s Tivoli Gardens, a delightful mix of old-fashioned fairground and modern high-adrenaline rides located slap bang over the road from the main train station in the middle of town. However it doesn’t stop there – from museums with special […]
Holiday season is upon us, and as if that’s not enough other work duties are taking all of my time so to make sure you have something to read on a regular basis for the next month or so we will be republishing some forgotten gems from the past. And adding new content when we […]
Image (c) Hotel Trias Note: My stay was hosted by the Costa Brava Tourist Board as part of a press trip. Opinions are, as always, my own. For our second night on the Costa Brava as part of a blog trip we moved to the Hotel Trias in Palamos. It’s a lovely port town with […]
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 and Copenhagen and upcoming articles will cover Amsterdam, Oslo, Chicago and New York. All good stuff. But today it’s the turn of the […]