Travel destinations

Chopin and George Sand stayed here

May 19th, 2019 | By

Just as tonight’s new BBC drama, Gentleman Jack, also portrays a woman who opted to dress in men’s clothes, so did Sand.



Is one cruise much like another?

May 12th, 2019 | By

Not on the Scenic Eclipse because it carries a small submarine for the use of passengers.



Chasing the sun

May 10th, 2019 | By

The Nullarbor Links was built “to complement and enhance the tourism industry…by providing travellers with an additional attraction and hence a reason to spend more time and money in the region.”



Is Paris such a let-down?

May 4th, 2019 | By

In fact, out of the top ten let-downs, Paris managed four



What a difference a flight makes

May 3rd, 2019 | By

The ruling administration in Buenos Aires says that tourism is “a fundamental driver of the growth and development of Buenos Aires.



Holidaying in Saudi Arabia

May 1st, 2019 | By
Holy Mosque

Saudi Arabia is making a concerted effort to encourage us to holiday in the country.



Holidaying in Sri Lanka

Apr 22nd, 2019 | By

Whatever organisation is behind this outrage needs to be told that visitors will still holiday in Sri Lanka.



Chihuly at Kew Gardens

Apr 16th, 2019 | By

This exhibition by Dale Chihuly, called Reflections on Nature, features a number of works some of which are new and some which are technically very difficult to create.



This is our history and it’s burning

Apr 16th, 2019 | By

Notre Dame will be rebuilt. And it will still remain an iconic site and a tourist attraction.



Vilnius in 1,969 steps

Apr 14th, 2019 | By

Apparently, according to the local tourist board, it only takes 1,969 steps to take in the main sightseeing attractions of the old town in Vilnius!



Visiting our national parks

Apr 10th, 2019 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

Visitors will head to the national parks on both sunny and inclement days for the walking, the scenery, the enjoyment and the opportunity to just clear the mind’s cobwebs!



Portugal welcomes Britons

Apr 8th, 2019 | By

Portugal has a website reminding Britons that there will be a welcome for them in Portugal entitled Brelcome.



Keep calm and ski on

Apr 5th, 2019 | By

All we might say to our British clients is: ‘Keep calm and ski on!’



A restored garden, Goering and a white wallaby!

Apr 4th, 2019 | By

This Saturday, Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens, the biggest UK garden restoration project since Heligan opens to the public.



Are we still holidaying in the USA?

Apr 3rd, 2019 | By

It looks as though San Francisco is seeing fewer British holidaymakers but that may not be the case for the USA as a whole.



Making the Glasgow Style

Mar 29th, 2019 | By

For just a short few decades, the group flourished but the style they created has remained popular ever since.



The rock-cut tombs of Dalyan

Mar 26th, 2019 | By

Dalyan, on the southwest coast of Turkey, is not a beach resort but an inland town that attracts visitors due to the impressive Kaunian rock-cut tombs.



Sixty thousand blooms to view

Mar 25th, 2019 | By

From mid-April, the gardens at the castle will see over 130 different varieties of tulip flower but they a comparatively short time – just three weeks.



Overseas visitors are spending less in the West Midlands

Mar 24th, 2019 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

In 2017, international visitors spent £806.9 million in the West Midlands. This was down on the previous two years (2016 – £854.7 million and 2015 – £816.2 million) at a time when the overall overseas spend in the UK had risen.



St Patrick’s Festival

Mar 16th, 2019 | By

Although St Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, we are right in the middle of the four-day St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin.



Parc Astérix is 30 and Astérix is 60

Mar 15th, 2019 | By

As long as I can remember, Astérix and his bumbling crony Obélix have been around.



Cherry blossom in Canada.

Mar 11th, 2019 | By

Unlike many countries where the cherry blossom is over all too briefly, Canada provides the opportunity to see if over a few of the late Spring months.



In a lazy paradise called Palawan

Mar 9th, 2019 | By

Reza explores some remoter areas of the Philippines – Palawan



More British visitors will travel to Arizona

Mar 7th, 2019 | By

This isn’t a forecast by the state’s tourist authority, its mine but I’m pretty sure it will be accurate.



Putting Cwmbran on the map

Mar 5th, 2019 | By

Congratulations to Mr Adams for managing something that the local council has never managed to achieve – putting Cwmbran on the tourist map.



Aggressive Malaysia

Feb 28th, 2019 | By

Will all this plus city breaks in the capital, Kuala Lumpur and other cities plus that fast-growing tourism offering – medical tourism – be enough to find the extra millions the minister wants?



Awaiting the Britons

Feb 21st, 2019 | By

Having survived the worst, all the accommodation providers, the attractions and the destinations hope to prosper now the Britons are returning.



Two sides of a coin

Feb 17th, 2019 | By

Without the airline frequency, many visitors won’t have time to visit Alice Springs unless that is specifically a place they want to visit.