With just under a week to go now until the longest day, you might have thought of an early wake-up call to catch the sun rising. But have you considered going to the Isle of Wight to welcome the solstice?
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The ambassador is also reported by the news agency, Reuters, to have said that he expects Heathrow to have a third runway. Is this a political hunch that the British government will give way?
The more unusual and strange an attraction is it seems the more we are drawn to it. But would you go the trouble of visiting a KGB bunker in the Nemenčinė forest in Lithuania? Especially if it meant dressing as an inmate?
Visiting iconic buildings is one of the key visitor attractions and June is the month we celebrate the London Festival of Architecture.
Have you heard of Ronald Huzar? He is a person you may have cause to be grateful for. His persistance has meant that we have now have a farily tight legal ruling about when you can get compensation if your plane goes tech.
The thing I dislike most about politicians is that they never tell the whole truth. Is there a backlog in issuing passports or not?
There’s still loads to do and see at RSPB Minsmere on the Suffolk Coast once the BBC Springwatch cameras have stopped rolling, says Sarah Woods
Two of the strangest sights for a while come from Hong Kong. To highlight the plight of the giant panda, 1600 papier-mâché pandas from recycled materials to invade Hong Kong.
Seeing the northern lights is, for many, of the holiday experiences they have to do. But whichever country you go to, the key is getting away from light pollution. So what better way than by staying in a travelling hotel?
Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day and you don’t need me to tell you that the memories are being recalled in any number of countries.
Avid skiers are already getting withdrawal symptoms now that much of Europe’s skiing finished a month ago. But in other parts of the world they are looking forward to a bright new season just days away. Like New Zealand for example.
Readers can hardly be unaware that many places this week will be remembering the 70th anniversary of D-Day. On 6th June 1944, the allies stormed Normandy from bases in the UK. Key was Portsmouth and the surrounding area from which troops left in their tens of thousands.
Everyone knows this London square perhaps because of Nelson’s column, the lions, the fourth plinth resplendent these days with a blue cockerel or because of the Monopoly board game.
The expression sounds medical but that certainly wasn’t what was meant when Keith Brown, the Scottish government’s Minister for Tourism and Veterans (what an odd grouping) announced the awarding of the sleeper franchise contract this week.
Robin Hood might be spinning in his grave now – if he had a grave – because Nottingham castle has received nearly £13 million to redevelop the site. It might make it even more difficult to storm the castle and rescue Maid Marion or one of his merry men.
In 2012, 363,142 British nationals visited Mexico and Cancun was the destination that attracted the majority of us. Will the new Thomson flight open up the western coast of Mexico to British and Irish visitors?
This Saturday, Trafalgar Square in London becomes Indonesian for the day as the country “invades” the square bringing the delights of the country to us as a travel destination.
We are now well and truly into the walking season. In June many of the walking festivals are held and, just in time, for the season a new extension to the Coleridge Way was opened last week.
In Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, the Dragon Boat Festival, also known as the Tuen Ng Festival (2 June) is only a week away.
You can have the best attractions, the most appealing scenic views and exceptional customer service but if you can’t get the visitor easily around you will never expand.
The National Forest Trail has opened which takes you through the length of the National Forest from the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, through Derbyshire and on to the Beacon Hill Country Park in Leicestershire.
Last week after regional heats had whittled down the number of entrants form 400, Visit England handed out its Awards for Excellence.
Tobago’s culture is at the heart of the campaign. The ‘Live the Culture Tobago style’ strap line is meant to emphasise the unspoilt natural beauty, accessible authenticity and individual splendour.
You might have an opinion that Guernsey is genteel and that it is an island that attracts mature holidaymakers. And that is what some people would like you to believe.
It’s not just the siling that will be an experience that you’ll never forget it is what occurs around the race as well. Take the leg which will start in about a week and take competitors from Jamaica to New York.
On May 18th it is International Museums Day. Linked with this in the UK is Museums at Night, a three day event that starts today.
Conflicting news has been issued recently about the attractiveness of Wales as a holiday destination. Have you considered day trips, short breaks or holidays in Wales?
The last weekend of May (May 31st and June 1st) is the best opportunity for wine lovers to participate in the huge Loire Valley wine fair which takes place each year in the pleasant city of Tours.