Travel destinations

Football: Italy’s other religion

Jun 17th, 2018 | By

Calcio (football) reigns supreme in Italian sport. There are no other contenders. Indeed, some people have suggested that Italians engage in two impassioned acts of worship on Sundays: the first at the chiesa (church), and the second at the San Siro, Allianz or Stadio Olimpico, the revered temples of AC Milan, Juventus and AS Roma



Filipino Food Festival

Jun 12th, 2018 | By

Today is the 120th anniversary of the Philippines gaining independence from Spain.



An introduction to Fez

Jun 9th, 2018 | By

Reza visits the Moroccan city of Fez to see one of the best preserved medinas in the world.



A day in…Tonbridge

Jun 4th, 2018 | By

Adrian visits Tonbridge in Kent, a town he previously thought of as one of many commuter towns around London.



“Summer of Discovery”

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

Saint Lucia has launched a campaign starting today called the Saint Lucia Summer of Discovery which enables one visitor the chance to win $10,000 when holidaying there this summer.



Watching whales off Massachusetts

May 29th, 2018 | By

The tourist board in the US state of Massachusetts has developed a Massachusetts Whale Trail.



This year, Turkey is the destination to visit

May 28th, 2018 | By

All of which – in concert with all the other heritage sites that Turkey has to offer and a weakening currency – should mean that the current boom in holidays to the country should continue.



Taste my Swiss City

May 21st, 2018 | By

What makes these tours a little different is that they haven’t been devised by internationally renowned chefs of even famous Swiss restaurants, but by locals.



Discovering literary West Yorkshire

May 20th, 2018 | By

Natasha Blair explores the literary heritage of a small part of West Yorshire.



10,000 hotel rooms in the city you have never heard of

May 15th, 2018 | By

The Mall of America is very popular with British tourists. In fact we make up the largest contingent on non-North American visitors



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.