Travel destinations

Wales Tourism Week

May 15th, 2018 | By

Perhaps next year, we the tourists will be remembered in not just Wales Tourism Week but that held in Scotland as well and that they both take a leaf out of Visit England’s book and arrange more consumer events.



The Abacos heroes

May 12th, 2018 | By

Judith visits The Abacos, a 120-mile–long chain of isands that are part of the Bahamas.



Merthyr Tydfil – a major tourist destination?

May 11th, 2018 | By

If successful, such a site would do more to regenerate this part of Wales than anything else so far considered. It would also create a reminder of the international importance that Merthyr once had in industrial development.



Zimbabwe is “Open for Tourism” part 2

May 9th, 2018 | By

Natasha completes her visit to Zimbabwe and starts this leg of her tour by visiting the Victoria Falls.



Zimbabwe is “Open for Tourism” part 1

May 6th, 2018 | By

With a certain amount of trepidation Natasha Blair visits Zimbabwe and is delighted to find that it has a lot to offer for those who love nature and wildlife.



The British affair with Ras Al Khaimah

May 3rd, 2018 | By

That the emirate, Ras Al Khaimah, claims an 18% increase for the first quarter of the year in British visitors is no great surprise. After all, up until a few years ago many British people hadn’t even heard of the destination. Then some aggressive marketing by the tourism authority and some investment in headline getting attractions – the longest zipline in the world – began to put it on the holiday map and Brits began to holiday there. Hotel occupancy rates were as high as
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The Shoshone Falls

May 2nd, 2018 | By

You might also call Idaho -this Pacific north west state – the forgotten state when it comes to British holidaymakers because not that many people think of holidaying there.



A tour of some of the world’s most amazing architecture

Apr 25th, 2018 | By

Here’s a few of our favourite brilliant buildings from around the world…



Arundel Castle is 950 years old

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By

This year Arundel Castle celebrates the 950th anniversary of its initial creation and it is still a home lived in by the Dukes of Norfolk,



Innsbruck: Maximilian I’s legacy

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

Reza visits Innsbruck and finds a city that was nurtured by the Holy Romans Emperor, Maximilian I



On the Red River

Apr 18th, 2018 | By

Patricia completes her river journey in Vietnam by cruising along the Red River



The Britannia anniversary

Apr 16th, 2018 | By

Today marks the day when, sixty-five years ago, the royal yacht Britannia was launched on the Clyde in Glasgow and twenty years since Britannia came to its current berth on Edinburgh.



Vietnam – six rivers of the north

Apr 15th, 2018 | By

Patricia continues her river journey in Vietnam by travelling from Halong Bay to the Red River in the north by way of five smaller rivers.



Cruising in Halong Bay

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

Patricia begins her three part tour of cruising Vietnam on a riverboat by crusing in one of the country’s top destinations – Halong Bay



The German appeal

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

Germany is becoming more and more popular as a holiday destination for Britons.



Little Black Book to Buenos Aires

Apr 9th, 2018 | By

Want to know where to eat, stay and play in Argentina’s charismatic capital? JAT has the answers…



Tunisian cuisine

Apr 6th, 2018 | By

Adrian describes one of the traditional meals that you might find at a Tunisian restaurant – as opposed to one serving international food – in the country



The loneliest road in America

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

Why would you want to visit a road that stretches for 287 miles if it’s the loneliest? That’s the equivalent of driving from Glasgow to Cheltenham without seeing a single village, town or city.



Say ‘xin chào’ to Phu Quoc

Mar 28th, 2018 | By

Phu Quoc (pronounced “foo kwok”), an island off the southwest coast of Vietnam, is one of South East Asia’s best kept secrets.
Here are eight great reasons to book your flight to this island paradise – before everyone else does



Dominica: six months after Hurricane Maria

Mar 26th, 2018 | By

Last October, Just about Travel, ran a story showing what Dominica was like a month after Hurricane Maria. Today we return to the theme to show what Dominica is like six months on.



A visit to Salvador Dali, the Spanish master of surrealism

Mar 22nd, 2018 | By

Whatever the future of Catalonia, three places – Cadaquès, Figueras and Putbol – will forever stay as Salvador Dali country.



Forget Sharm; head to Hurghada

Mar 20th, 2018 | By

Isn’t about time the British government told us why it still thinks we shouldn’t travel to Sharm El Sheikh?



English Tourism Week

Mar 19th, 2018 | By

There are a number of offers and discounts for us to take advantage of during the week. You can find many more on the English Tourism website but here is just a random selection from up and down England.



Salzburg – Mozart’s birthplace

Mar 16th, 2018 | By

Reza visits the Austrian city of Salzburg, a place forever linked with music and especially its most famous son – Mozart.



Hull’s year as UK City of Culture

Mar 16th, 2018 | By

The news that Hull attracted just 20% of visitors from the rest of the UK during the year when it was the UK City of Culture is disappointing.



Barbados tops satisfaction index

Mar 11th, 2018 | By
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Norstat announced the winners of its Destination Satisfaction Index and the overall winner was Barbados. Second was the Seychelles and third, Bermuda.



A day trip in Gwalior

Mar 6th, 2018 | By

India`s fastest train, the Gatimaan Express, has extended services to Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, so you can now take a day trip from Delhi on a journey that takes you just 3 hours and 15 minutes. each way. The train now runs six days a week and should boost tourism in the area. A non express train journey can take you up to ten hours! Why go to Gwalior rather than somewhere else nearby to Delhi? One of the main reasons that visitors travel to
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Efteling in 2018

Mar 5th, 2018 | By

Ranked in the top 25 theme parks in the world, the Dutch located, Efteling has seen over 130 million people through its gates since it opened 66 years ago.