Travel tips & opinions

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
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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.



Letter from France: July 2017

Jul 19th, 2017 | By

For this holiday period, the exhibitions listed here concern all French regions except Paris and its local area. For those visiting Paris, have a look at the June letter



The next capital of culture

Jul 17th, 2017 | By

Looking at the remaining five, Stoke-on-Trent might be considered the strongest runner as its cultural heritage can be seen in museums and galleries around the world.



Qatar Airlines or Aermexico?

Jul 12th, 2017 | By

Adrian tries to understand how significant the World Airline Awards are.



What will it cost at the beach?

Jul 4th, 2017 | By

Although the index applies to beaches, Just about Travel thinks that it also gives a clue as to how expensive a holiday destination might be in which to stay.



Relocating “assets” to promote regional tourism

Jul 3rd, 2017 | By

If you return things to their regions why not return it to the nations in which they were created?



What’s hot: July 2017

Jul 1st, 2017 | By

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



Where the experts holiday: Nick Kontis, travel author and journalist

Jun 30th, 2017 | By

Award-winning journalist and author, Nick Kontis, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



Outdoor holidays go up-market

Jun 29th, 2017 | By
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If Clearwater is right is that we should continue to see ever-improving facilities, a range of accommodation from basic to luxury and a holiday that is as far removed from the old Carry on Camping film as it is possible to be.



Why suitcases wobble

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
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Scientists have put their minds to the question of why suitcases misbehave and don’t go in a straight line when being pulled.



Cheap fares to Argentina

Jun 26th, 2017 | By

Starting from 14th February next year, Norwegian will introduce a direct flight from Gatwick which will take just under fourteen hours to fly the 6,900 miles to the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires.



Don’t make fraudulent claims

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By

Nobody wants to stop legitimate travel insurance claims. But the last nine months or so has seen an explosion in those people claiming fraudulently.



Taking babies on holiday

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

Research, commissioned by Luxury Family Hotels, suggests that 40% of responders said that they would wait until their child was at least three months old before they would travel.



Letter from France: June 2017

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

Frederic highlights some of the major exhibitions that can been seen in France this summer.



A new national park in Scotland?

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

One wonders why the SNP government cannot support the idea of more national parks and more Scottish economic growth particularly at a time when the EY Scottish Item Club says that the Scottish economy is showing signs of slowing faster than the rest of the UK.



What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

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



The things you need to know if you are renting out your home for the summer


May 25th, 2017 | By

Renting isn’t always as simple as it seems