Last Monday a new “attraction” opened at the Eden Project in Cornwall. Designed to appeal to the young and the inquisitive, the idea behind “Dinosaurs Unleashed” is that it will turn visitors into explorers.
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Christine provides the current cabin baggage limts and sizes for the 22 airlines you are likely to use if you are holidaying abroad this summer.
Apart from the fact that the council will repair “sins” and deal with the horrible spectre of “waring” signs, their proof reading seems as sloppy as the road signage inspections!
Yes, I know that something is happening in Glasgow but it may not be as exciting, as trhilling, as muscular or as daredevil as one event coming up.
Plans by the French government to increase tourism taxes on hotel guests have been criticised by the World Travel & Tourism Council.
Ahead of the two year anniversary of the Olympic Games, London based journalist and co-founder of Talk of the Town, Kaye Holland, opens her little black book to reveal the best places to eat, shop and play in London Town
The Cote d’Azur Tourist Board recently the COTEDAZUR-Card,® a pass which gives its holders access to 115 activities throughout the entire area.
Les Vieilles Charrues is Glastonbury’s Gallic cousin and it begins today. Lots of Brits will have taken the ferries across in readiness.
Running until the 13th September in Poitou-Charentes the 10th Nuits Romanes brings to life over 170 monuments and buildings throughout the region highlighting the many architectural legacies found in the region. Evening events – over 250 shows – means that you see heritage in a completely different way. The shows and events offer an exceptional free and up-close cultural experience to a vast audience. Every evening, shows designed to match a venue’s architectural heritage will see artists of national and international repute thrill audiences with [...]
In India, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided that airlines, airports and the whole process of air travel should be made more passenger friendly. Hurrah!
The big sea-change (forgive the pun) in holidays over the last few years has been the spectacular growth in our taking cruise holidays
Yet another survey finding that makes you wonder about life has been published. This one, from Teletext Holidays and Swimwear 365 suggests that we aren’t that good at packing.
Last week we told you about the new rules regarding carrying electronic devices on planes. Yesterday the Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, announced that they could apply to ANY flight into or out of the UK.
The Office of National Statistics revealed that rail fares had risen sharply, yet motoring and air travel costs had declined.
Yet to the passenger this doesn’t seem right.
Five people have been arrested in connection with running websites that charge you more than the government does for applying you for a passport
This is the count of words in which the US Department of Homeland Security says that there will be extra security checks regarding electronic equipment.
Here you’ll find the site of Little Big Hon where Colonel Custer met his fate at the hands of Sitting Bull and the state capital- Helena – where one of Hollywood’s most famous cowboys, Gary Cooper, was born.
Over the weekend, Philip Stevens had a story in the Financial Times about Heathrow. Here at Just about Travel we are fond of a rant and Stephens provides one.
If you are holidaying in Turkey this summer don’t get caught out by the new regulations that have just been introduced.
Special events include hay stacking, a cattle drive, a watermelon eating and seed spitting contest, a rib-eating contest and a contest for the most worn-out boots!
That was the name given to one of the early western talkies which was the first film to be filmed outside and went on to win its star only the second ever best actor award at the 1928/29 oscars.
This is the name given to the new air passenger safety video that Air New Zealand has been using. Now the airline has removed it as some consider it to be offensive.
More than 690 years ago in Dusseldorf, a local shooting club started celebrating its patron saint’s day. Today, the event, Düsseldorf’s “Biggest Fun Fair on the Rhine,” is also one of the biggest outdoor celebrations in Germany.
Last month the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) announced the introduction of a National Cyprus Tourism Quality scheme. But, for this coming summer, you will be unlikely to use it to select your hotel as it is still being trialled.
At the end of July, the Jakobskreuz, a 29m cross at the summit of the Buchsteinwand in Austria’s Tyrol will open to visitors with five viewing platforms in all directions.
Update: 26th June 2014. The strike has ended earlier than anyone expected.
This reserve, the largest protected area in Guatemala occupying 19% of the national territory, as well as important Maya sites like Tikal, isn’t as well-known as some Guatemalan visitor attractions.
There is also a lot to be said for competence, honesty and planning, none of which the government has exhibited a great deal of in the last week.