Amongst all the celebrations there are two special Spanish ones not to be missed: the New Year’s Eve fiesta and the Feast of the Three Kings.
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Am I too cynical in suggesting that people should be wary about this type of attraction? Is it coincidental that two have been slated for poor value for money?
The launch of a new website called Wait a Moment which provides peak waiting times would help me decide what and when I should see attractions in the destinations I visit.
In Nevada County in California, you can combine the two in almost a twin-centre holiday because here are the vineyards of the Sierra Vintners wine region.
This is the name often given to Dubrovnik in Croatia, one of the destinations that Brits that enthusiastically headed for this year.
What is it about the “authorities” that when a problem occurs, all too often common sense can go out the window?
Everybody gets in the act these days of forecasting where we might holiday, where the “hot-spots” will be, what’s up-and-coming and where will be the most popular.
Compared to last year, in 2014 the number of foreign trips rose by three per cent, reaching a new record according to the ITB World Travel Trends Report, conducted by IPK International.
Youth hostels are changing over here too. YHA (England and Wales) is investing £4million in Cardiff, creating a new 92 bedroom world-class YHA set to open in March 2015.
You’ll need a break afterwards to recover from this busy, busy Slovenian Christmas holiday!
Today in Saint-Yves in Belgium – the site where that famed foortball match in December 1914 took place – Michel Platini, President of UEFA, will inaugurate, a monument.
Last week the winners of the Tourism South east Awards were announced and the Montague Arms in the New Forest was the only entrant that won two of the awards It scooped both the best small hotel and the flavour of the south east awards.
This was one of the strange requests mentioned by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Julie Bishop, last week as she tightened up on consular rules for Aussies.
Ryanair has announced that it will not charge APD to under 12′s from the 27th March.
The Genoa Christmas Market takes over the entire Piazza Caricamento, the square being transformed into a medieval village, set around the year 1,000 AD .
Its time London stopped trumpeting its growth and reminded us provincials that all these extra visitors can travel easily without feeling as though London life was like an ants nest of congestion.
It’s not often that the first thing you see is an image of a child sticking out its tongue at you.
Today is the day that Hamburg transforms itself for the Christmas season. Its sixteen Christmas markets open today and most will remain open until the 6th January – twelfth night.
Have you ever heard of Zapparlorto? No, neither had I but if you are ever planning to visit Venice, then this is the man who is about to make your trip more expensive.
Along with Christmas markets the biggest growth in Christmas entertainment over the last ten years or so has been the rise of pop-up ice skating rinks. Here are just a few
St Andrew’s Day will be upon us in five days’ time. Here’s a quick rundown of events you might want to visit and they aren’t all on the 30th of November either.
Put it another way, those city dwellers have decided that tipping is outdated and should not be considered when paying bills.
The decision of the The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa which borders the Bolton Abbey Estate of the Dukes of Devonshire in one of the pettiest parts of the north to hold a Food and Wine Week in the first week of December seems ideally timed.
If the Daily Express is to be believed, Air Passenger Duty (APD) will not be paid on children under 12 when they travel. Can we believe this?
Take Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city, for example. Danes have celebrated Christmas over the centuries at the award-winning open-air Den Gamle By.
On top of those visitor awards in the north east of England come two sets of Scottish awards in the tourism sector. The awards from the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA) and Visit Scotland’s regional finanlists have been announced.
Last week, the winners of the North East England Tourism Awards 2014 were announced.
This person alleged that private financiers were discouraged when faced with the “bureaucratic, corrupt, overfed political world,” suggesting that this person may have some experience of dealing with these bureaucrats.