Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’

Dodgy Aussie dollars

Aug 9th, 2018 | By

It reminds me of the quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln – you can fool some of the people…



What’s hot: August 2018

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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



Lend a hand locally

Jul 25th, 2018 | By

Love your neighbourhood, don’t just live in it. Spare a day for volunteer work and emerge as a more mindful citizen



Saturday snippets: 7th of July 2018

Jul 7th, 2018 | By

Yorkshire is a small town north of London. That is one of many things that Adrian learnt this week The phrase was used on a TV show so it must be right!



Saturday snippets: 30th of June 2018

Jun 30th, 2018 | By

Supersonic flight, hotel booking systems and getting insurance if you have a health problem are some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.



Saturday snippets: 2nd June 2018

Jun 2nd, 2018 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

The Lake District, a new Bronte trail, the big Ramsagate festival and the arrival of Las Vegas in London to bring some pizzazz to the capital are some of Adrian’s thoughts this week.



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



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



A tour of some of the world’s most amazing architecture

Apr 25th, 2018 | By

Here’s a few of our favourite brilliant buildings from around the world…



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



Saturday snippets: 24th March 2018

Mar 24th, 2018 | By
elephant in kenya

As the first direct flight between the UK and Australia sets off tomorrow and New York City and Honduras announce record visitor numbers, Adrian reminds readers that the shooting in southern France must not deter tourists going there.



British visitors in Western Australia

Mar 13th, 2018 | By

Whilst the state tourism minister wants to entice more flights from China how will he attract Britons? Or will he wait until sterling becomes more competitive and leave it at that?



Crocodile Dundee?

Feb 5th, 2018 | By

This ad may well be very successful but it is too early to tell. If, in the next year, there is an increase in American visitors to Australia the government can claim success.



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.



What’s hot: January 2018

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

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



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



Saving the Great Barrier Reef

Dec 4th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

Initial results suggest that this concept is working meaning not only that it might be able to be used at other threatened reefs around the world but that visitors to Queensland will be able to enjoy the reef for years to come.



The ultimate honeymoon

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

Calling it the “ultimate honeymoon” Australia is one of the first destinations ( I expect there will be plenty of others) to suggest that the couple spend some time visiting their countries.



Where the experts holiday: Peter Vella, Director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Peter Vella is the director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority and holds a dual nationality with Malta and the UK. Here he shares his favourite destinations and forthcoming trips with Just About Travel readers and reveals why you should visit Malta



A day in … Lightning Ridge

Nov 8th, 2017 | By

Adrian returns to the opal town of Lightning Ridge. In 1975 it was a mining town with a few visitors. Today its a tourist attraction



Best new openings

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Think you’ve seen it all? Refresh your bucket list with these incredible new openings and experiences coming in 2018



Climbing Uluru

Nov 1st, 2017 | By
Uluru

The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park board has decided to ban climbing Uluru (formerly known as Ayres Rock) as from the beginning of 2019.



A city turns purple

Oct 23rd, 2017 | By
a jacaranda in full bloom

Most state botanical gardens have a few trees but nowhere has a display quite like Grafton.



Saturday snippets: 21st October 2017

Oct 21st, 2017 | By

Some Caribbean islands are open for business again after the hurricane damage and, as half term is still on, Adrian finds some events you might want to visit isn Salou and Sydney.



Saturday snippets: 14th October 2017

Oct 14th, 2017 | By

More tourists, more spending, smoking bans and new theme park attractions are just some of the things catching Adrian’s attention this week



Saturday snippets: September 30th 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

As destinations attract more people, can the infrastructure cope and a major discovery in the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian state of Queensland should encourage more tourists to the area.



A day in … Gulgong

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By

Before I went to Gulgong, I thought that I would probably just see the “historic” streets and drive on. I’m glad I stayed over.



Where is Excalibur?

Sep 21st, 2017 | By

Where was the site that Arthur drew the sword Excalibur from the stone? The answer is Glen Innes.