Travel destinations

Spain jumps the gun?

Jun 21st, 2020 | By

Spain has announced that it would let British residents enter the country without having quarantine restrictions. And it starts as from today.



Yes Virginia, there is a summer tourist season!

Jun 20th, 2020 | By
North wales landscape

The news from the Welsh government that some tourism can start from the 13th of July will be a significant tonic for the tourism industry.



Forget Australia this year?

Jun 18th, 2020 | By
Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Australian tourism minister yesterday said that the Australian border might stay closed until next year for short term visitors.



Get a test, grab a prize

Jun 11th, 2020 | By
Lanzarote

Before you fly, the Canaries would prefer it if, sometime between 72 and 48 hours before you fly you have a coronavirus test.



Remembering Dickens

Jun 9th, 2020 | By

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of one of the most popular and well-known novelists that the UK has ever produced – Charles Dickens.



Tunisia re-opens

Jun 5th, 2020 | By

It means that when we can fly again, Tunisia looks to be one of the safest destination to which Britons can holiday.



Oh to visit a garden again

Jun 3rd, 2020 | By

The gardens of some of the properties ownedby the National Trust, (NT) the RHS and the National Garden Scheme are opening for us to visit..



Kuoni bets on UK holidays

Jun 1st, 2020 | By

Launched last Friday, the holidays that Kuoni will offer vary from luxury offerings to family oriented deals.



Do Cyprus and Japan show the way?

May 28th, 2020 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

In the last couple of days both Cyprus and Japan have announced plans to stimulate their tourist seasons. Both are entirely different but will either work?



Today is the beginning of English Tourism Week.

May 25th, 2020 | By

Finally, governments and individuals might be realising how important tourism is to our wellbeing.



Spain re-opens in July

May 25th, 2020 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

The Spanish prim minister urged destinations, attractions, museums, galleries, restaurants and bars to get ready and told Spaniards to start planning their holidays.



Abbey of St Edmund is 1000

May 22nd, 2020 | By

A year of celebration had been planned but event after event has had to be cancelled or moved forward into the year in the hope that it might still happen.



“Clean & Safe” Portugal

May 18th, 2020 | By

Portugal is one of many countries considering what reassurance it could offer potential holidaymakers. It has come up with a scheme called “Clean & Safe.”



No cruises to the Seychelles

May 17th, 2020 | By
La Digue, Seychelles

Is the country just be super careful even though a ban on cruise ships could hurt the country’s economy not just this year but next as well?



This is a key weekend

May 16th, 2020 | By
llansteffan beach

If the weekend remains quiet and uneventful – in almost every way possible – that noose may be on its way to being lifted.



What is a long-haul flight like?

May 15th, 2020 | By
Hong Kong

She tells a simple story and compelling but one which we might have to face if we might have to face if we decide to travel long-haul.



Summer holidays abroad in 2020?

May 13th, 2020 | By

Even if countries open up to Britons when will the Foreign Office remove its ban?



Holidaying in the great outdoors

May 12th, 2020 | By

This looks like a good year for all those who don’t like the idea of hotels or large guest houses, those who abhor crowds and for those who want to see more of the great outdoors.



Shanghai Disney is a tourism guinea pig

May 11th, 2020 | By

Attractions around the world will be watching what happens in Shanghai for two very important reasons not the least of which is whether people will visit.



On white men first seeing eastern Australia

Apr 29th, 2020 | By

It was today – 29th of April 1770 – that Cook and his mariners landed at what he subsequently called Botany Bay.



Winning the battle?

Apr 28th, 2020 | By

For the time being, people around the world are going to have to settle on tourism near to where they live. Then might come domestic tourism in another month or so.



Holidaying again in Mallorca

Apr 23rd, 2020 | By

Earlier this week, the president of the Council of Majorca, Catalina Cladera, said that as soon as possible tourism should be re-started but only in a safe way.



Will all our museums re-open?

Apr 16th, 2020 | By

The mainstream media has recently reported that some of our smaller museums may not re-open when the lock-down is finally lifted.



Anorther reminder of the fourteenth century

Apr 7th, 2020 | By

Could it be fanciful to suggest that the cave was used during another pandemic time for some purpose?



Going for a walk

Mar 22nd, 2020 | By

One opportunity widely available to us is to venture into our parks, (although some are closed) open-air spaces and gardens whcih are beginning to burst with new growth.



Holidays in the open air

Mar 16th, 2020 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

Walking holidays in the UK, camping, caravanning or taking a mobile home and seeing parts that you’ve not seen before would appear to be the answer for a break.



Direct to the Faroe Islands

Mar 14th, 2020 | By
Sarah Lund and one of her famous faroe jumpers

As from June 23rd, Atlantic Airways, the Faroese national carrier, will fly direct from Gatwick to Vágar Airport.



Vamos Valencia

Mar 9th, 2020 | By

Spain’s third city should be your next city break says Kaye Holland