Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’

Seducing caravanners to visit

Nov 30th, 2019 | By
caravan site numbers grow

Will local authorities in the UK follow their Australian counterparts and set up free sites to attract caravanners?



Travelling on a carbon diet

Nov 29th, 2019 | By

It’s a challenge to travel anywhere without leaving a carbon footprint, but by adding more planet-healthy choices to your travel diet, you can help to keep yours to an absolute minimum. Here’s how…



What’s hot: November 2019

Nov 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel gives you the low-down on what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



The Uluru dilemma

Oct 26th, 2019 | By
Uluru

Will birdwatching, looking at rock art and watching the sun come up over the monolith be enough to keep 400,000 people coming each year?



Saturday snippets: August 31st 2019

Aug 31st, 2019 | By
Arc de Triomphe at night

In Paris the deputy mayor wants to ban tour coaches. In Saudi a theme park is planned and in australia, the Great Barrier Reef’s long term outlook has been downgraded.



Chasing the sun

May 10th, 2019 | By

The Nullarbor Links was built “to complement and enhance the tourism industry…by providing travellers with an additional attraction and hence a reason to spend more time and money in the region.”



What’s hot: March 2019

Mar 1st, 2019 | By

The regular monthly column that keeps you abreast of some of the changes in travel starts with a story about Nicaragua



Two sides of a coin

Feb 17th, 2019 | By

Without the airline frequency, many visitors won’t have time to visit Alice Springs unless that is specifically a place they want to visit.



Don’t do “time” in Australia

Feb 13th, 2019 | By

Over 650,000 Britons visit Australia from the UK each year. Most of the time there are no problems but Lucy Taylor of LY Lawyers warns of some offences that might land you in gaol.



Saturday snippets: 29th December 2018

Dec 29th, 2018 | By

Adrian considers – amongst other things – why train lines should experience engineering works over Christmas, volcano tourism and Brexit.



A petrol tank as a post box!

Dec 29th, 2018 | By

One bush property had an old petrol (it might have been diesel) tank that acted as its letter box.



Best new openings

Dec 7th, 2018 | By
image of the statue of liberty

Just because you’re a seasoned traveller doesn’t mean you have any reason to get jaded in 2019. There are plenty of exciting new openings coming next year to inspire you to plan your next trip…



Being first

Dec 3rd, 2018 | By

This morning I am giving you a year’s notice of what will potentially become one of the Australia’s top tourist attractions. Today booking opens for a brand new luxury holiday.



On the Arcadia art trail

Nov 21st, 2018 | By

What surprised me was the vast numbers of people who had taken time out from the weekends to venture into a hot sun to visit this trail.



Koalas in NSW

Sep 13th, 2018 | By

Luckily for the animal, Tourism NSW and Tourism Australia it is only in NSW that koalas seem threatened to extinction if the report is to be believed. And it shouldn’t be.



Saturday snippets: 25th of August 2018

Aug 25th, 2018 | By
Costa Rica

There are a spate of cruise stories this week as most of us settle down to enjoy the last bank holiday until Christmas.



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?