I could have been squelching – along with 18,000 other people – through 20 tonnes of melons last weekend if I had only known about it.
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I didn’t know there were three Chinatowns in New York thinking that the Manhattan one was the only area to fly the flag of Chinese life.
From Visit Finland comes a bit of fun called Finnscope. It is a microsite encouraging people to discover their Finnish horoscope.
The Dublin Pass has undergone a makeover. Is it worth the cash?
This is a new wildlife destination for visitors to Sri Lanka which is home to significant populations of leopards, sloth bears.
For much of January, it seems, snow fell in the Scottish Cairngorms. But if you aren’t a skier, what is there available to see and do at the moment?
Some startling news has landed in my in-tray. Research says that we have had enough of waiting in line at airports.
Many times, Just about Travel has mentioned the annual, spring cherry blossom extravaganza’s that can be seen in various parts of the world. But how about almond blossom?
Like a broken record each, the marketing company for the city, NYC & Company, says the same thing each year. More visitors than ever before.
The Yasawa Island ground – of which Nanuya is just one of twenty – are off the north west coast of the Fijian Islands. They are as you might dream of a south sea island; crystal clear waters with palm-fringed white sandy beaches, tempting lagoons and colourful coral reefs. That doesn’t tell you the whole story though of how the locals live and the amenities they have. But on Nanuya, the new owners of the resort – an Australian couple called Val and Ivan Parker
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According to the International Currency Exchange, the best currency deals at the moment suggest that Hungary is the destination you should visit.
Last November Just about Travel mentioned that the Philippines Department of Tourism would be launching a campaign to persuade more of us to holiday there. The campaign has begun!
In the first year of the campaign, attention will be paid to Scottish Highlands, Peak District, Cotswolds, Cornwall, Pembrokeshire, North Wales, Warwickshire, Lake District and Yorkshire.
With the assistance – as usual – of the Italian National Tourist Board, we list here the main art exhibitions that will be showing in Italy this year.
Think San Francisco and gardens or tulips are not the first things that will spring to your mind.
One of the great reasons to visit Tenerife in February is that it is carnival time.
It appears that Amazon, better known as a bookseller, has decided to enter the travel market.
In mid-January the Vienna Pass was launched with prices starting at €69. Is it good value for the city-break visitor?
Next week, Jamaica will celebrate what would have been Bob Marley’s 70th birthday.
Danny Alexander at the Treasury and not the tourism minister was the announcer of £2 million to promote the Loch Ness area over the next four years.
What imact will the proposed takeover of Aer Lingus by BA owner, IAG, have for passengers?
With twenty six washing machine drums stacked in a pyramid and a wooden horse on roller skates dressed in leg warmers is it any wonder that The Herb Garden Pizza Kitchen in Newcastle is a bit of a tourist lure?
Malawi’s tourist infrastructure and lodges remain unaffected by the recent rains and floods and you should still book that once-in-a lifetime holiday to this beautiful country.
Gwen Keating – a confirmed Novocastrian and a green badge guide explains how she plans her travel and where she likes to go.
Since I wrote the last tips from tour operators, three more companies have sent lists of suggestions in, Al Fresco, Exsus and On the Beach.
Harlem, historically one of the most vibrant areas of New York is the choice of the city’s promotion company as the first highlighted neighbourhood of 2015.
Think Tahiti and images of perfect sandy beaches baked in sunshine, pearling luggers serenely and gently sailing through the archipelagos and sarongs spring to mind. It isn’t quite like that.
This week is World Travel Week. In an era of “special” days or weeks for almost anything you could care to mention, is this of any relevance?