Travel destinations

Barbados tops satisfaction index

Mar 11th, 2018 | By
Barbados

Norstat announced the winners of its Destination Satisfaction Index and the overall winner was Barbados. Second was the Seychelles and third, Bermuda.



A day trip in Gwalior

Mar 6th, 2018 | By

India`s fastest train, the Gatimaan Express, has extended services to Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, so you can now take a day trip from Delhi on a journey that takes you just 3 hours and 15 minutes. each way. The train now runs six days a week and should boost tourism in the area. A non express train journey can take you up to ten hours! Why go to Gwalior rather than somewhere else nearby to Delhi? One of the main reasons that visitors travel to
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Efteling in 2018

Mar 5th, 2018 | By

Ranked in the top 25 theme parks in the world, the Dutch located, Efteling has seen over 130 million people through its gates since it opened 66 years ago.



Confidence returns to Tunisia

Mar 4th, 2018 | By

As British tourists return to Tunisia, Adrian looks at the levels of confidence and security put in place to encourage us to holiday there.



Mandurah – its all about water!

Feb 28th, 2018 | By

As our spring comes and Mandurah’s Autumn approaches, some locals say the autumn and winter are the best times to visit the city and surrounding area.



Barbados – “Year of Culinary Excellence”

Feb 27th, 2018 | By

A third of all the visitors to the Caribbean island of Barbados come from the UK. Given the weather this week, that number may increase!



Discovering the cultural side of the Isle of Wight

Feb 26th, 2018 | By

The Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England, is known for its outdoor sports such as yachting, boating, walking and cycling but it also has cultural attractions as Natasha Blair found when she visited.



My search for leopards in Sri Lanka

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By

Reza visits Sri Lanka in search of leopards that roam the Yala National Park



Changing times

Feb 22nd, 2018 | By

The news that the Leicester Children’s Holiday Centre in the Lincolnshire seaside resort of Mablethorpe is to close bringing an end to a link between the two counties which stretches back 120 years. Towards the end of Queen Victoria’s reign a charity was formed to send disadvantaged Leicestershire children on holiday. In those days the seaside was where you holidayed, hence the link the Mablethorpe. Since 1989 it has sent around 60,000 children away on holiday. But the facilities the charity had in the town
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Tenerife sets a new record

Feb 20th, 2018 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

It will surprise no-one when I say that Tenerife is a popular destination for European holidaymakers. Nor will it amaze people when I write that the UK accounts for over a third of all the visitors to the island.



Back to Tunisia

Feb 13th, 2018 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

Breakfast gossip at the Tunisian tourist board office and the embassy in London must be made up of rather happy people this morning!



Bright Brussels

Feb 11th, 2018 | By

From 22 to 25 February 2018, at nightfall, the city is celebrating Bright Brussels, Festival of Lights which will light up a number of districts in the centre of Brussels.



Images of Mt Fuji

Feb 7th, 2018 | By

Many in Europe may not know of the Japanese town of Hakone yet travellers to Japan this month and next will be the lucky ones if they are seeking the best images of Mt Fuji.



Dubai in 2018

Feb 4th, 2018 | By

Dubai is a place that never seems to – or wants to – stay still. This year it has additions to its attractions or completely new ones to attract the tourist in its attempt to meet its target of twenty million tourists by 2020.



The “Year of Troy”

Feb 4th, 2018 | By

Turkey has launched “2018: The Year of Troy” to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Troy archaeological site being recognised as an UNESCO world heritage site.



Costa Rica’s “Pura Vida”

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By

The central American country of Costa Rica has launched a new tourism strategy for 2018. Called Wellness Pura Vida.’ It means to look after the body and soul.



The wines of La Gomera

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Spain has a long tradition of winemaking but many people think that the best wines are limited to the Spanish mainland. This isn’t necessarily the case. Take the small island of La Gomera in the Canary Isles.



Quito chic

Jan 28th, 2018 | By

Cloud-high in the Andes and hemmed in by the snow-capped peaks of two active volcanoes, Ecuador’s capital Quito is a colonial stunner. JAT shows you the way to go



The Santa Cruz Carnival

Jan 26th, 2018 | By

It is nearly time for carnival time in Briton’s favourite holiday destination, Tenerife.



Esperance and Instagram

Jan 21st, 2018 | By

The town of Esperance which is 450 miles away from the Western Australia capital of Perth is undergoing a tourism boom. And all because of Instagram.



Wallabies in Sydney

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

The journey of a swamp wallaby across Sydney Harbour Bridge and onto an expressway must be both a blessing and a problem to those people looking after Australian and NSW tourism.



When and where to go in China

Jan 4th, 2018 | By

If you want to be part of the incoming visitor crowd, The China Guide has told you where to go and when. If you want to see a quieter and less busy China, this gives you a clue on where to avoid!



Castle hopping in Frankfurt Rhine-Main

Dec 29th, 2017 | By

Reza makes a fleeting visit to the Frankfurt Rhine-Main area of Germany to see some of the heritage sites that visitors should include when they holiday there.



Estonia’s centenary

Dec 29th, 2017 | By

The centenary of the independence of Finland was celebrated in 2017. Next year Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary.



The Year That Was

Dec 28th, 2017 | By

It’s been a busy year of travelling and it’s time to take stock. Here Just About Travel contributor and travel enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares some of her favourite destinations from 2017



Making a vineyard more attractive to tourists

Dec 23rd, 2017 | By

Adrian visits the Hunter Valley to see how winerys try and make themselves different from their competitors



Chocolate is the key to golfing on Hainan Island

Dec 14th, 2017 | By

Sarah visits Hainan Island where she was given the opportunity to visit two golf resorts on this attractive volcanic holiday resort island. the secret to successful golf and a fun day – chocolate!



For a domestic break at Christmas head to…

Dec 13th, 2017 | By

The destinations tend to be in the north of England, areas which are more prone to snow or chillier weather than places in the south.