Posts Tagged ‘ Colorado ’

A Colorado too few know – the San Luis Valley

Jul 10th, 2018 | By

Irene visits the San Luis Valley which straddles the US states of Colorado and New Mexico.



Deep-fried Twinkies, fuzzy llamas and fireworks – who knew? County fairs are fun!

Sep 18th, 2017 | By

After Adrian’s report on a British county show, Irene attends her first American one – the Arapahoe County State Fair. How similar are they?



Cheers America

May 23rd, 2017 | By

Explore the vibrant world of craft beer in America



Colorado’s Western Slope

Jan 24th, 2017 | By
Western Slope of Colorado

Irene visits thelush, fertile region of Colorado known as the Grand Valley which has many award-winning wineries, succulent peaches and other fruits, and dramatic western high desert landscapes.



Saturday snippets: 10th December 2016

Dec 10th, 2016 | By
nosecone with Santa stretched over it having been hit by a plane

Christmas festivities begin to appear in Adrian’s column along with tigers, all night tube services, how intellectually disabled passengers should be treated and what happened when Santa met Ryanair.



Saturday snippets: 26th November 2016

Nov 26th, 2016 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Prince, viagra and bulldozing BA’s HQ compete for Adrian’s attention this week as one of the largest tour operators moves into short-breaks. Are staycations on the increase next year? Cosmos seems to betting that they are.



Affordable Aspen? – just head down Valley

Nov 11th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of mountains near Aspenn

Irene finds that you don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to see Aspen when you can be just a short drive from the glitz and status for so much less?



Saturday snippets: 29th October 2016

Oct 29th, 2016 | By
engraving of Black Bart and his ships

Stingrays, a pirate, Halloween, the Forth Bridge and football themed hotels all appear in Adrian’s column this Saturday.



Where the experts holiday: Sarah Alderson, author of Can We Live Here?

Aug 26th, 2015 | By

Travel author Sarah Alderson- who confesses to missing coconuts and sunshine – shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



Try Nordic Skiing and avoid queues

Feb 19th, 2015 | By

Irene ventures into the Rocky Mountain National Park to try some Nordic ski-ing also known as cross country ski-ing.



Keep Boulder weird

Jan 20th, 2015 | By
Boulder Colorado

Irene visits Boulder in Colorado which, she says, exists in a wonderful world of its own.



What’s hot: January 2015

Dec 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



Snowmass, Colorado – music, mammoths, mastodons, and more

Aug 11th, 2014 | By
Maroon Bells image

irene visits Aspen’s not so well-known neighbour in Colorado, Snowmass and finds that its not just a place for a winter vacation; there is a lot happening in summer too.



Purple Mountain’s Majesty and Old World Elegance

Apr 5th, 2014 | By

Irene heads for one of the oldest hotels in Colorado, the Broadmoor which is the longest running winner of five star awards in the USA.



Denver – no longer a “cow town!”

Oct 15th, 2013 | By

Irene – completely unbiased as it’s her home city – sings the praises of Denver.



Are you a budding cowhand?

Mar 22nd, 2013 | By

Irene packs up her saddlebag and sets out for southern Colorado



Welsh sculpting in the snow

Feb 6th, 2013 | By

Irene follows the Welsh team at the annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships in Colorado



Sailing out of the present and into the past: Maine’s windjammers

Dec 28th, 2012 | By

Irene Middleman Thomas and son sign up for a five day sailing trip, and catch the sailing bug in Maine’s picturesque Penobscot Bay



Why ski anywhere else? Colorado has it all!

Oct 28th, 2012 | By

Irene, living in Denver, is an unbiased fan of her home state, Colorado in the US! Here she offers her guide to some of their skiing areas



Banff, Birmingham and snow

Oct 26th, 2012 | By

he British Ski + Board Show kicked off this morning at Birmingham’s NEC. It coincides with the opening of the ski season in Banff in Canada.
And today’s murky weather has started light snow dropping in the Cairngorms and Glencoe as well.



What will it cost to ski this season?

Oct 20th, 2012 | By

Yes, believe it or not the skiing season opened yesterday. No, not in our countries, not even in Europe but in Colorado. Over there the Arapahoe Basin opened at 9am their time to the usual fun that greets a new season.



Planes, Trains and Auto-rickshaws

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

Best-selling author, Laura Pedersen, shares her journey through modern India with CD-Traveller readers