Travel destinations

Jamaica shows the way

Nov 4th, 2020 | By
Jamaican beach

Some destinations have offered free testing during the pandemic but none have yet gone as far as Jamaica in trying to attarct us to visit



Holidaying in the Canaries? mandatory testing required

Nov 1st, 2020 | By
Lanzarote

No date has been provided by the Canary Islands on when these new rules will come into place although it will probably be in the next 10-14 days.



We can go to the Canaries!

Oct 23rd, 2020 | By
Lanzarote

The travel industry got a real dose of adrenalin yesterday when the Canary Islands were removed from the list of places that we couldn’t visit.



Yucatán re-opens

Oct 19th, 2020 | By

Although Mexico remains on the Irish and British government’s “don’t visit” list which effectively stops visiting travelling there, the state of Yucatán has re-opened to visitors.



Which are the safest countries to drive in?

Oct 15th, 2020 | By

The UK has 2.6 deaths per 100,000 of population and Ireland 2.9. Only Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Sweden have lower figures.



Saving Venice

Oct 5th, 2020 | By

The rest of us will have more confidence that the Venice that has attracted tens of millions of us to visit will be around a bit longer.



Heritage open days

Sep 20th, 2020 | By

Now that I have told you that it has been a week of heritage days, how many readers actually knew that it was happening?



Costa del Tottenham

Sep 17th, 2020 | By

Starting this Saturday, (20th of September) the Laugh Out London club will re-open as a new socially distanced venue.



“Camp” in a “camping coach”

Sep 14th, 2020 | By

Usually this sort of accommodation would have an appeal limited to railway fans but not now.



Is travelling getting to be a chore?

Sep 12th, 2020 | By

Do you remember the good old days when you booked a trip and an hour after landing you had your feet up on a sun lounger?



Qurantine for Scots returning from Greece

Sep 2nd, 2020 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

The Scottish government has imposed a 14 day quarantine period for any Scots resident that had holidayed in Greece.



Portuguese travel rules

Aug 31st, 2020 | By

We’ve had questions about the rules for travelling to Portugal and its islands so here is a summary.



Portugal opens – at speed!

Aug 22nd, 2020 | By

In many ways, Portugal could turn out to be a winner for tourism over the next few months.



A Barbadian holiday this year?

Aug 20th, 2020 | By
barbados beach

Barbados could be expecting a bumper crop of Britons anxious to have a safe and sunny holiday this year?



Applauding English tourism

Aug 19th, 2020 | By

In England they have given thanks to those tourism organisations with Visit England hosting the annual Awards for Excellence



What does the best offer?

Aug 11th, 2020 | By

The holiday rental search company, Holidu, has put together a list of what it says are the best places to visit in the UK and the top three include two cities and a town.



Only visit if you can swim

Aug 10th, 2020 | By

Unlike most museums this is one is underwater and, unless you are proficient in scuba or diving, you will be unable to visit it.



Fancy a citybreak?

Aug 1st, 2020 | By

Visitors to our major metropolitan areas are way down, even in London and Edinburgh, places that at this time of the year ought to be very busy.



Portugal misses out again

Jul 27th, 2020 | By

Why is Portugal not on our travel list when countries seemingly in a more toxic position remain.



Avoid mainland Spain?

Jul 26th, 2020 | By

Whether you travel to mainland Spain or any of its islands you will have to self-isolate for fourteen days upon your return.



You can go to Spain again

Jul 25th, 2020 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Scots can travel to the Canaries and enjoy Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote and La Gomera again.



Best UK seaside resorts?

Jul 24th, 2020 | By
llansteffan beach

Thinking about it being at the bottom of such a list could be best. It means that it is unlikely that it would attract hordes of visitors.



Back to Butlins

Jul 16th, 2020 | By

On the traditional and most well-known names in British holiday life – Butlins – has announced that it will re-open as from July 24.



What to expect in Greece

Jul 15th, 2020 | By

Now that Britons are free to travel to Greece what might we expect?



Stay put till the 20th July

Jul 10th, 2020 | By

Originally there was to have been a short list of countries published yesterday that would allow Irish residents to travel without quarantining on their return.



The Louvre re-opens

Jul 8th, 2020 | By

Other museums in Europe and elsewhere are watching how the Louvre deals with the outcome of the pandemic.



“Ireland, make a break for it”

Jul 7th, 2020 | By

Ireland will be biting their fingers to the quick in the hope that those living in Ireland will want to see more of the country first



Portugal misses out

Jul 5th, 2020 | By

Just what does Portugal have to do to get British politicians and medics to say we can holiday there?