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Sandy beaches and a tropical climate all year round? Head for Berlin – where else?

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The ice-cold beer helped, it really did. The constant heat and humidity were taking their toll and it had only been ten minutes since I had emerged from the water. A few metres in front of me our daughter splashed around at the water’s edge, gathering a mound of fine sand to build some creation […]

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Manufaktura Shopping Centre, Lodz, Poland

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Looking for a weekend break with excellent food, fab shopping and affordable prices? This could be the best destination you’ve never heard of. Lodz in Poland is a couple of hours by train from Warsaw and has a great hotel which we’ll soon be reviewing. Stay tuned…

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 […]

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

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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 and Berlin and we have articles on Amsterdam, Chicago and New York in the pipeline. Now we’re back on home turf, more or […]

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

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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. You may well have read our post about London and the one about Stockholm but now we move our attention to Copenhagen. The self-proclaimed ‘Capital of Cool’? That’s the one. […]