Travel destinations

The success of Antigua and Barbuda

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Antiguan beach

Antigua and Barbuda hasn’t seen a drop in international visitors. It has seen a rise. What other destination can say that?



Holidaying in the UAE

Sep 14th, 2021 | By

If you plan on holidaying in the UAE be aware you may be dealing with different rules in differing emirates



Smiles on the Balearic islands

Sep 10th, 2021 | By

f the insurance is helping attract visitors then the next few months on the islands could also bring a smile to local tourist organisation



Holidaying in the North of England

Aug 30th, 2021 | By

visitors and locals will want to see whether the report is turne



Turkey remains red

Aug 27th, 2021 | By

Turkey is now on the red list. Why?



Galashiels welcomes the Great Tapestry of Scotland

Aug 26th, 2021 | By

Today, a purpose-built gallery in Galashiels opens and it becomes the permanent home of the Great Tapestry of Scotland. This 450 foot long, 160 panel tapestry has had a transient life since it was completed nine years ago. After travelling around from place to place it now has a permanent home not in Glasgow or Edinburgh where one might think but deep in the borders in Galashiels. It has also been the subject of crime as one panel relating to the Rosslyn Chapel was stolen
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It’s still not easy

Aug 22nd, 2021 | By

Just from these two examples, it shows that you need to look at each and every country you consider holidaying in



The outdoors appealed

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

The news that English attractions saw fewer visitors will surprise no-one.



Cruising along West Africa

Aug 17th, 2021 | By

More exciting is the decision of Hurtigruten to add cruises to West Africa as well as a familiar destination, Cape Verde.



Berlin loves you

Aug 13th, 2021 | By

Reminiscent of our street parties where a good deal of fun was had by all, 1,018 dinner tables were arranged on an area to present a message to the world, “Berlin loves you!”



Finding a place to stay

Aug 12th, 2021 | By

Slap bang in the middle of the summer tourism season and some of those seeking a staycation are finding it difficult to find vacancies.



Forget holidaying in red list countries

Aug 6th, 2021 | By

The increased charges probably means that many people will decide that travelling to a red list country costs far too much in money and inconvenience.



Travel review day

Aug 5th, 2021 | By

It will easier to visit more places after the latest announcement. What we don’t know is whether overseas countries will make it easier too.



Tourist boost for the slate mines of North Wales

Jul 29th, 2021 | By

Joining three other UNESCO World Heritage sites in Wales is the slate area of North Wales.



Sink, scrap or save

Jul 25th, 2021 | By

It won’t be scrapped, it won’t be sunk but remain for visitors to Los Angeles and Long Beach to see for years to come.



Now Croatia imposes testing

Jul 23rd, 2021 | By
panoramic view of Dubrovnik

Croatia wants all UK visitors to provide a negative COVID test on arrival even if people have been double vaccinated.



Does it matter?

Jul 22nd, 2021 | By

Is this a reasonable decision to take by UNESCO? Will tourists and visitors be deterred from enjoyment by the changes?



The lure of space tourism

Jul 21st, 2021 | By
image copyright; Virgin Galactic

Is this the beginning of space tourism or is it just the egos of three extraordinarily rich men who want to prove something to each other?



Off to Ireland again

Jul 20th, 2021 | By

Yesterday the rules in Ireland were relaxed for incoming British visitors



What do they know about France?

Jul 17th, 2021 | By

Is the government now saying that they haven’t been telling us the full truth about the efficacy of the vaccines?



7.5 million in less than a decade

Jul 17th, 2021 | By

This weekend the Museum of Liverpool will be celebrating its tenth birthday.



No big cruise ships in Venice

Jul 16th, 2021 | By

The ban takes place from August 1st and may have come about because UNESCO was talking about adding Venice on its world heritage watchlist



Jersey welcomes the vaccinated

Jul 13th, 2021 | By

Getting to Jersey now should be a lot easier for most of us than it has been in the last few months



Iceland for a summer break

Jul 11th, 2021 | By

The strongest reason for visiting is that Iceland is on the UK’s green list, not even the green watch list



Visiting the Canaries again

Jul 10th, 2021 | By

Topping that list will be the Canary Islands so here are some of the best spots for beachgoers there



The August staycation

Jul 8th, 2021 | By

Cool Camping says that in August, there is an occupancy rate of 60% in its camping and glamping sites but space is available in even the most popular areas.



Guernsey makes travel easier

Jul 7th, 2021 | By
Guernsey

July 1st was the day that Guernsey allowed Britons who had received two jabs to to travel to the island without having to self-isolate or undergo testing of any sort.



Cruise to Tunisia

Jun 28th, 2021 | By

MSC Cruises announced the addition of Tunisia and the port of La Goulette to its summer 2022 sailings in the Mediterranean.