Travel tips & opinions

A future for rail?

Jun 18th, 2018 | By

Adrian concludes his two-part series on rail and tourism by looking to the future



Taking railway companies out of their comfort zones

Jun 15th, 2018 | By

In the light of a downturn in rail passenger numbers, Adrian begins a two part story on the lack of imagination as he sees it of the railway companies.



Moscow must dos

Jun 13th, 2018 | By

Headed to Moscow for the FIFA World Cup? When you’ve had your fill of football, make the most of Moscow, with its world famous theatres, cutting edge art galleries and late night kitsch bars, with our guide below…



Eighteen? You could travel in Europe free for 30 days

Jun 12th, 2018 | By
rome a city break destination

If you want to travel to travel within the EU and are aged 18 then 15,000 of you could travel free.



2018 FIFA World Cup: everything you need to know

Jun 11th, 2018 | By

The festival of football that only happens every four years is set to kick off in a matter of days.
That’s right – the highly anticipated 2018 FIFA World Cup, a tournament that brings together the finest footballers on the planet – is almost upon us.
Not a paid up member of the football tribe? Fret not. JAT has your back…



Crazy about Indonesian coffee

Jun 3rd, 2018 | By

The low-down on what to expect from Indonesia’s coffee scene



What’s hot: June 2018

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

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



All-inclusive holidays: cheaper or more expensive?

May 30th, 2018 | By
All inclusive holidays

To arrive at its conclusions, Post Office Travel Money compared an average of the three cheapest seven-night B&B and all-inclusive holiday packages departing from London airports on July 28 and 29



Where the experts holiday: Omar Beretta, travel writer

May 23rd, 2018 | By

Travel writer, Omar Beretta, shares his experiences on the road with JAT readers



Let’s re-think trains

May 17th, 2018 | By

How many more debacles must we face before a complete re-think on how we run railways is undertaken?



The world according to TUI

May 10th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

The tour operator, TUI released is results and outlook yesterday with bookings across the group up by 5.5%.



Will Airbnb become passé?

May 3rd, 2018 | By

Given the crackdown by governments around the world on how much time private flat owners can rent out their properties via Airbnb or some similar booking site, it could be that the hometel launch is accurately timed.



What’s hot: May 2017

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

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



TUI says “Draw your holiday.”

Apr 29th, 2018 | By

If you travel with TUI to Rhodes or another of their Sensatori resorts this year then don’t be surprised if the rep turns around to you and invites you to draw the different experiences you have had on your holiday.



The new package holiday laws

Apr 27th, 2018 | By

In July, new regulations come into being which will provide greater protection to many but not all holidaymakers.



Should I thank him?

Apr 22nd, 2018 | By

As with most councils, Highland Council claimed lack of funds to fill in the potholes so Mr Armstrong, having suffered vehicle damage due to unrepaired potholes, has taken it upon himself to fill them in.



Avoiding airport delays

Apr 20th, 2018 | By
flight delays

One of the things that infuriates is late flights. But knowing that some airports tend to always have late flights makes me look at alternative airports.



Little Black Book to London: part two

Apr 17th, 2018 | By

Here’s our guide to the capital’s coolest new spots and events for spring/summer 2018…



The package holiday revival

Apr 15th, 2018 | By

According to data released by lastminute.com, bookings of package holidays surged 28% in the UK in 2017 compared to 2016, and this trend has continued into 2018.



Fancy a one-year journey around the world?

Apr 13th, 2018 | By

World Life Experience want applications from anyone interested in participating in a one-year journey around the world in 2019 which will take the lucky winners to all five continents.



Relaxing on our canals

Apr 10th, 2018 | By

On Sunday the 15th of April from 11am until 4pm, Drifters Waterway Holidays in conjunction with the Canal & River Trust are offering people the chance to try canal boating for free.



What April Fool jokes?

Apr 8th, 2018 | By

Just over a week ago was April Fool’s Day. Like you I looked for the fake news stories but I concentrated on those connected with the travel industry.



Fancy a souvenir?

Apr 6th, 2018 | By

There is said to be excitement about the auctioning of furniture, signage and everything else at Heathrow’s terminal one. There probably isn’t actually. I just made that up.



What’s hot: April 2018

Mar 31st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel lets you in what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel industry this month



Where the experts holiday: Eleanor Keymer, Bespoke honeymoon and travel planner

Mar 27th, 2018 | By

Bespoke honeymoon and travel planner, Eleanor Keymer, has visited over 100 countries and lived in both the Costa Rican jungle and the urban London jungle. As a result, friends and friends-of-friends have long been seeking Eleanor’s advice about favourite destinations, leading her to set up her own travel planning service. Here Eleanor shares her travel highlights to date, with Just About Travel readers   What do you like to do on holiday? I like to go wildlife watching – nothing beats seeing nature at it’s
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Mind the Gap

Mar 25th, 2018 | By

Is the daily commute to office cubicle getting you down? It’s time to take a break from Britain, says Kaye Holland



The modern B&B

Mar 24th, 2018 | By

Today, B&B’s are still an integral part of tourism and the changes brought about will probably ensure they remain so for some time to come.



Where the experts holiday: Kirsty Marrins, travel blogger

Mar 19th, 2018 | By

Travel, food and lifestyle blogger, Kirsty Marrins, shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers