Travel tips & opinions

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



Future travel warnings from Which?

Mar 18th, 2018 | By

According to Which? holidaymakers are not being informed about what Brexitmay do to their holiday plans.



Where the experts holiday: Ruby Lovell, Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist, Ruby Lovell, shares her travel highs and lows



Holidaying at home in 2018

Mar 4th, 2018 | By
Bournemouth beach

According to the UK holiday park operator, Away Resorts, 55% of Brits are taking their main holiday at a UK lodge or caravan park this year.



What’s hot: March 2018

Mar 1st, 2018 | By

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



The Cawl Crawl

Mar 1st, 2018 | By

Castles and cawl could be ideal in the crisp weather we have at the moment.



What might be in store for travellers and holidaymakers this summer?

Feb 25th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

Recently we have had views about travel this summer from TUI, Thomas Cook, On the Beach and Jet 2. What might be in store for travellers and holidaymakers?



The Kyffin Williams centenary

Feb 19th, 2018 | By

To readers outside Wales or those uninterested in art, the name Kyffin (it rhymes with “Puffin”) Williams might mean very little. To the Welsh and particularly rural and North Wales it means the greatest modern Welsh painter.



Letter from France: February 2018

Feb 16th, 2018 | By

Frederic updates us on exhibitions currently on show in France



What’s stopping you?

Feb 5th, 2018 | By

You can make a million excuses for not wanting to travel on your own, and you’ll always find more – unless you make the conscious choice to confront your solo-travel fears. To give you a friendly push in the right direction, we’ve broken down some of the most common solo-travel fears, so they don’t seem so scary at all



What’s hot: February 2018

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

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



Tourism despoilation

Jan 31st, 2018 | By

Yesterday at the Westminster Media Forum meeting on tourism, a different subject was raised by a Cambridge councillor, John Hipkin. It is the problem of having too many of us visiting his city.



It’s challenging

Jan 30th, 2018 | By

How does the UK government arrange agreements in a little over a few months so that holiday companies and airlines can continue to sell tickets? Can one agreement be a template for all?



10 things you learn about yourself while travelling solo

Jan 30th, 2018 | By

If you travel alone, you may learn just as much about yourself as the destinations you visit. These lessons can then be transferred to all areas of your life



Little Black Book to London 2018

Jan 25th, 2018 | By

Londoners don’t know how to stay in – and why should we? In a city where every evening brings another pop up bar or bijoux bakery, there’s simply far too much fun to be wrung out of the city.
Here’s our guide to the capital’s coolest new spots



Letter from France: January 2018

Jan 23rd, 2018 | By

Frederic introduces us to the latest exhibitions in France



Heathrow to Gatwick in five minutes

Jan 15th, 2018 | By

Rather than spend money on a third runway at Heathrow Sir Richard Branson is suggesting a hyperloop system in tunnels which would transport passengers from one airport to the other in five minutes.



Oceania or NCL?

Jan 12th, 2018 | By

According to a new report from the consumer group Which? Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) had the lowest score in its regular survey of cruise companies.



Where the experts holiday: Hannah Fielding, travel fiction writer

Jan 5th, 2018 | By

Here Hannah Fielding, one of Britain’s best loved travel fiction writers, shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers