Tag Archives: We likey

Spot the difference: Photos show how Berlin has changed since 1990

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What a difference 22 years makes… I had the pleasure of living and working in Berlin from 1990-92 and have been back many times since. I was rummaging around in my box of old (printed) photos from those days and took a few of them with me when I was in the German capital a few […]

Hotel Review – Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany

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[UPDATE: I stayed at the Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof in February 2012, this time in a studio apartment. Once again I had a wonderful experience and my top score of 6/6 remains in place – also for those travelling alone] Having stayed at – and been wowed by – the Adina Apartment Hotel in […]

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 […]

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

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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. If you haven’t checked out our post about London, what are you waiting for? Just make sure you come back here afterwards. Okay I’m back. So it’s on […]

6 of the best…pubs and bars in London

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Despite reports of the huge number of pubs closing each week in the UK (which has now thankfully slowed) there are still – literally – thousands of boozers still going strong in the capital. Choosing six of them may seem like a bonkers proposition but we’re not ones to shy away from a challenge. So […]

Comparing First Class with Economy flights

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The holy grail of airline travel – Premier Access, Boarding Group 1 If you’ve ever wondered what kind of difference flying First Class makes over Economy then this article is for you. Let’s get a few things straight from the beginning though – first of all we’re talking about a long flight. Domestic or short-haul […]