Posts Tagged ‘ Christmas ’

What’s hot: December 2017

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

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



Oh, Vienna!

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By

At this time of year in the UK, you’d be forgiven for wanting to stay indoors next to a radiator but in Vienna there’s plenty of reasons to wrap up warm and stride out. Whether you cram in culture or while away hours in a traditional cafe, the Austrian capital will win you over writes Kaye Holland



The best gift? A memorable experience

Dec 20th, 2016 | By

Experimental gifts – take a bow travel – are proving more popular than clothing and cook books writes a pleased Kaye Holland



Little Black Book to London

Dec 8th, 2016 | By

The low-down on where to eat, stay and play in London, this Yuletide



Co-o-logne

Dec 4th, 2016 | By

Paul Wojnicki reveals why Cologne is possibly Germany’s coolest city…



The lure of the long haul flight

Jun 5th, 2016 | By

Kaye Holland is always happy to hop on a long-haul flight



Can’t cook, won’t cook

Dec 26th, 2015 | By

Kaye Holland can’t cook, won’t cook



Celebrating Yalda

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By

The most common and well-known event among Christians in the west is Christmas. Other cultures celebrate the winter solstice in the form of Yalda, Saturnalia, Karachunm, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Yule.



What’s hot: December 2015

Nov 30th, 2015 | By

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



The suite life

Nov 27th, 2015 | By

Make the most of a Christmas shopping spree in the the capital, with a stay at one of its coolest hotels



Where the experts holiday: Cato Hoeben – aka the lifestyle entrepreneur

Nov 24th, 2015 | By

Cato Hoeben – who quit the 9-5 treadmill to work remotely – reveals how life as a lifestyle entrepreneur allows him to travel the world



Where the experts holiday: Hugo Chittenden aka The Volunteer

Feb 11th, 2015 | By

Hugo Chittenden gave up his career in the city to help raise awareness, funding and support for charities and projects overseas. Here he talks travel and reveals why volunteering is the way forward



What’s hot: February 2015

Feb 1st, 2015 | By

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



A Christmas Tale

Dec 25th, 2014 | By

Kaye discovers that the festive season doesn’t always have to be about far flung travel…



All white

Dec 25th, 2014 | By

Whether you’re in the process of finding your ski legs or a wannabe downhill champion, the Austrian resort of Obergurgl is where it’s at writes Kaye Holland



Wish you were here?

Jul 24th, 2014 | By

A great globe trotting itinerary takes a certain kind of planning to ensure the best route – and price. Check out these tips for a top journey



Merry Christmas

Dec 25th, 2013 | By

So there you are, reading CD-Traveller, instead of enjoying Christmas.



One night in Knightsbridge

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

Kaye rediscovers her Christmas spirit in Knightsbridge



Ice, ice baby

Dec 5th, 2013 | By

Kaye Holland has the low-down on the winter ice rinks in London worth getting your skates on for



Cheap trips

Aug 23rd, 2013 | By

The last bank holiday before Christmas is almost upon us! Want to make the most of the long weekend and escape overseas but worried about your wallet? Check out our tips below on how to have a purse pleasing break



Winter woes

Jan 21st, 2013 | By

Everyone I speak to, seems to have been seduced by the snow that is currently blanketing Britain. “London is simply stunning covered in snow,” commented one of my colleagues, while my cousin in East Anglia said that the snow covered landscape ceated a “real winter wonderland” that took her back to her childhood



Maryland’s magical miracle on 34th Street

Dec 18th, 2012 | By

Every December thousands of visitors flock to 34th Street in Baltimore (Maryland) as it joyfully bursts to life with a Christmas light display extravagansa. Each of the houses in the block is decorated vibrantly representing the owner’s personality and style. There are no ‘Bah Humbug’ Scrooges on this street as every resident embraces the Christmas spirit to make their house stand out – think inflatable snow-globes, musical trains, dancing angels, lit reindeers and more. Now in its 62nd year, this unassuming neighbourhood, now known as ‘Christmas Street’, boasts one
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On the first day of Christmas my true love said to me: I hear you can get into Kew Gardens completely free!

Dec 11th, 2012 | By

Free entry to Kew Gardens during the festive season!



Rise in out of season wedding ceremonies

Dec 10th, 2012 | By

As this century’s last special date 12.12.12 approaches, destination wedding site MarryAbroad.co.uk has recorded a 15 per cent increase in enquiries, year on year, for weddings taking place outside of the UK’s wedding ‘season’



Vienna, Christmas markets and Klimt’s year

Dec 5th, 2012 | By

A visit to one of Vienna’s many Christmas markets, is a great way to get into the festive spirit. Frederic has the low-down on the Austrian capital’s most magical markets as well as where you can get to grips with Gustav Klimt, creator of The Kiss, who was born 150 years ago



Get in the Twixtmas spirit

Nov 29th, 2012 | By

Twixtmas is the perfect time to relax after a busy Christmas and recharge your batteries before the New Year celebrations begin. Here, VisitEngland selects some of the best Twixtmas ideas that will keep your festive spirit going well into January



All I want for Christmas is… a holiday!

Nov 24th, 2012 | By

Brits shun traditional Christmas gifts



Christmas gifts that keep on giving

Nov 23rd, 2012 | By

ake pity on relatives who have continued to muster enthusiasm for hastily bought and wrapped autobiographies and luxury bathing gift sets year after year. Show them you care and go the extra mile in 2012 with presents guaranteed not to sit and gather dust