Travel tips & opinions

Remembering Sherlock Holmes

Oct 12th, 2017 | By

Saturday marks the 125th anniversary of the publication of the first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories.



Everything you need to know about holiday illness claims

Oct 11th, 2017 | By

Stuart Snape, the Managing Partner of Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, tells Just about Travel readers that holidaymakers with genuine complaints about travel sickness should not be deterred from claiming.



The value of botanical gardens

Oct 4th, 2017 | By

The world’s botanic gardens contain about a third of all known plants and help protect 40% of endangered species.



The future for holidaymakers as seen by TUI and Thomas Cook

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By

Last week both Thomas Cook and TUI reported. With the demise of Monarch the outlook for the remaining tour operators may have got a little bit rosier. For travellers and holidaymakers I suspect that it will get a little more expensive.



What’s hot: October 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Adventures in Ecuador

Sep 29th, 2017 | By

Andean mountains? Check. Amazonian forest? Check. Life-affirming islands and coastline? Check. Adventure seekers in Ecuador are spoiled for choice…



Venice: The Diary of an Awestruck Traveller

Sep 27th, 2017 | By

Venice quickly became part of me says Gillian Angrave. the author of two books on Venice with a third due out soon.



Make the most of Montenegro

Sep 27th, 2017 | By

Plunging canyons, virgin forests, a curvy coastline and jagged mountains sit side-by-side in Montenegro -a beautiful, compact country where bears and wolves still roam



Where the experts holiday: Chetna Makan, author

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By

Author of The Cardamom Trail and Chai, Chaat & Chutney, Chetna Makan, shares her travel highs and lows with JAT readers



Golfing in Lisbon

Sep 19th, 2017 | By
a view over the lake at Quinta da Marinha

In conjunction with Turismo de Lisboa, here are five golf courses near Lisbon you might consider for a short-break.



Letter from France: September 2017

Sep 15th, 2017 | By

Casting his eye of what’s on in France, Frederic presents his summary of what we should see.



The US warns about travelling to Europe

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
London Eye and the southbank e

All travellers seem to be fair game to the terrorist because we congregate at significant places of interest.



Say hello to Hiroshima

Sep 10th, 2017 | By

A visit to Hiroshima represents a heart breaking, important history lesson but – thanks to the fabulous food, friendly locals and attractive city itself – it’s not the only memory you’ll leave with



Ancient wisdom

Sep 3rd, 2017 | By

Ecuadorians have begun to reconsider ancestral medicine



What’s hot: September 2017

Aug 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Stylish stopovers

Aug 30th, 2017 | By

Turn that laborious layover into between flight fun. JAT shows you the way to go



Where the experts holiday: Selina Siak Chin Yoke, novelist

Aug 27th, 2017 | By

Acclaimed Malaysian Chinese novelist, Selina Siak Chin Yoke, whose writing is influenced by her travel research across South East Asia and exploration into her Malaysian heritage – which prompted a change in career and new outlook on life – shares her experiences with Just About Travel readers



Perfect Papadzules

Aug 25th, 2017 | By

Discover how to make Papadzules – a traditional dish from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula



A taste of Mexico

Aug 24th, 2017 | By

Eat your way around Mexico



Airbnb for boat owners

Aug 23rd, 2017 | By

Like the similar Airbnb model, there needs to be a range and style of boats, geographically wide-spread and a large number from which the renter can choose.



The lure of the county show

Aug 18th, 2017 | By

As part of a deal with fellow writer, Irene, Adrian visits the Pembrokeshire County Show to see just what attracts non-rural types to visit this traditional summer event.



Letter from France: August 2017

Aug 15th, 2017 | By

Frederic presents his monthly summary of what we should see in France.



International volunteering: an overview

Aug 2nd, 2017 | By

Are you looking for a more meaningful travel experience? Do you want to give back to the communities you visit, make a genuine connection with locals, meet like-minded travellers and build your skills? It’s time to consider international volunteering…



What’s hot: August 2017

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



The realities of travel writing

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

So you want to be a travel writer? Here’s the reality…



Hot in the city


Jul 28th, 2017 | By

When summer hits, London comes alive like nowhere else on earth. Make this one your best summer yet with JAT’s guide to the capital’s coolest new spots



Is there a future for supersonic travel?

Jul 26th, 2017 | By
passenger flight delay compensation

At present the University of Westminster is trying to assess the future demand for supersonic travel. You can help my clicking here or going to https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VHWHQYF.



Protecting your mobile on holiday

Jul 19th, 2017 | By

Whilst cyber attacks can take place virtually anywhere in the world, a recent study by Keeper Security finds that two of our favourite holiday destinations – Spain and Portugal- are where the threat is highest.