Posts Tagged ‘ Carnival ’

What is more important? A cruise company or the passenger?

Mar 17th, 2019 | By

If I had booked a cruise I would rather it visited the ports as advertised and which had prompted me to book it rather than re-route the vessel taking me somewhere I might not want to go?



Why New Orleans should be top of your 2017 travel list

Feb 24th, 2017 | By
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From Mardi Gras and exploring the historic French Quarter to cocktail themed tours there is something for everyone in New Orleans



Saturday snippets: 7th January 2017

Jan 7th, 2017 | By

The new year has stared as the old one ended; there is a planned strike at BA, shootings – this time at Fort Lauderdale – but cruise companies may issue medallions in the future to record what you do on board.



Does the topping batter?

Feb 12th, 2013 | By

Today is Shrove Tuesday – aka the time to indulge in a pancake or five. Cathrene has some suggestions on how to create the perfect pancake



Naughty but Nice!

Feb 4th, 2013 | By

France’s fifth largest city remains the undisputed queen of the Cote d’Azur. Frederic tells us everything we need to know about Nice and its unmissable Carnival – a fortnight of fireworks, flower parades and parties



Carnival time in Italy

Jan 16th, 2013 | By

It’s carnival time in Italy! From the end of January, carnival fever will grip many cities and towns in Italy: carnival floats, masked balls, masked parades, children dressed in fancy costumes, typical delicacies such as frappe or zeppole, multicoloured streamers, confetti and all the riotous fun of this joyous time in Italy will enliven the otherwise cold and dreary winter



Carnival Nice

Jul 14th, 2012 | By

Nice is the second most important visitor destination in France after Paris. Just the name and that of the area, be it in French or English – French Riviera or Cote d’Azur- will mean sophistication, glorious holidays and a jet-set style.



Brazilian festival raises the bar on social snacking

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

When people think of Brazil, they typically think of Carnival, Amazon and amazing beaches. But Brazil is also immensely proud of its bar snacks



Brazilian beats

Feb 17th, 2012 | By

Carnival kicks off in Rio this Saturday and Jane has the low-down on what is arguably the greatest show on earth.

But if a break in Brazil isn’t on the cards this month, you can still get into the carnival spirit by giving zumba – the Latin rhythm driven dance craze beloved by Victoria Beckham and Michelle Obama and a whole host of other celebs – a go.



Rio: not just for carnival

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

Read Jane’s article on what is the arguably the world’s greatest party here!