Posts Tagged ‘ Cuba ’

Where the experts holiday: Mel Stephens, founder of Travel Queen

Aug 24th, 2019 | By

Mel Stephens, founder of Travel Queen – a UK based group tour operator specialising in adventures with style for women aged 25 to 60 – shares her travel experiences and insights with JAT readers



Cruising to Cuba

Jun 6th, 2019 | By
cruise ship Adonia docking in Cuba

A number of Britons will be amongst the 800,000 people that have booked cruises out USA ports which were scheduled to dock in Cuba.



What’s hot: January 2019

Jan 1st, 2019 | By

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



Where now for Cuban tourism?

Aug 2nd, 2018 | By
Cuban street

Fears that many had about the typical Cuban ambience of the present won’t be subsumed into international tourism beige for a few more years.



Saturday snippets: 17th March 2018

Mar 17th, 2018 | By

Today is, of course, St Patrick’s Day. And as the world knows by now, the Irish go out of their way to persuade other destinations to colour themselves green. Once again, Niagara Falls will be illuminated by green light from 9pm until 1am on both the Canadian and American side of the falls. Amongst the other buildings illuminated will be the Sydney Opera House, Empire State Building, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, the London Eye, the Colosseum in Rome and the
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Old Havana

Dec 7th, 2017 | By

Reza returns to Old Havana a place where Cuban cigars still reign supreme, the intoxicating sound of jazz reverberates in the streets and the revolutionary slogans on the walls and portraits of Che Guevara remain to watch over the city.



What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

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



Growth in Cuban tourism

May 24th, 2017 | By

Reza returns to Cuba to see how tourism is changing the country and what plans the government has for the next few years.



Where the experts holiday: Ian Wright, television host and comedian

Feb 13th, 2017 | By

Television host and comedian, Ian Wright, talks travel



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.



Saturday snippets: 31st December 2016

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
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Whatever you are doing – or not doing – tonight to celebrate the new year; enjoy yourself. And best wishes from all of us here at Just about Travel for a better and prosperous year than 2016.



Saturday snippets: 3rd December 2016

Dec 3rd, 2016 | By
fireworks over Sydney Harbouir Bridge

Tattoos, why Santa is on a lifeboat, Michelin star restaurants in Macao and the delights of Sydney at Christmas feature in Adrian’s column this week.



Argentina: in the footsteps of Che Guevara

Nov 17th, 2016 | By

Walk in Che’s footsteps



Saturday snippets: 12th November 2016

Nov 12th, 2016 | By
Blenheim Palce - illuminating the formal gardens at Christmas

The opening of the skiing season is early in Alpe d’Huez, light shows are becoming increasingly popular and soon there will be direct flights to the city of the Terracotta Army.



Saturday snippets: 3rd September 2016

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By
Laugharne Boat House

With the Paralympics, cake trails inspired by The Great British Bake-Off, a space-themed kids area at Washington Dulles airport and free-interest installment ways to buy holidays, Adrian is spoilt for choice this week.



What’s hot: September 2016

Aug 31st, 2016 | By

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



Will Cuba remain frozen in time?

Aug 25th, 2016 | By
cruise ship Adonia docking in Cuba

Reza visits Cuba for the second time and ponders whether Cuba will alter as more tourists visit the country.



All night long

Aug 19th, 2016 | By

To celebrate the arrival of the night tube, we’re bringing you the best of London’s late night hang outs



Saturday snippets: 6th of August 2016

Aug 6th, 2016 | By

What have jousting, the Olympics, Yorkie and VAT in Tanzania in common? All caught Adrian’s eye this week.



What’s hot: June 2016

Jun 1st, 2016 | By

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



Where the experts holiday: Jax Tranchida, TV travel host

May 30th, 2016 | By

Food nerd, roaming gnome and host of The Grill Iron on Cooking Channel, Jax Tranchida, talks travel



The growth in Cuban tourism

Apr 29th, 2016 | By

In the next fifteen years they plan to build an extra 108,000 rooms on top of what they already. That is on top of the 10,000 they have built in the last few years and the refurbishment of another 7,000.



Our tips for 2016

Dec 29th, 2015 | By

In summary, then, in alphabetical order, here are our top tips for 2016: Anguilla, Cardigan Bay, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Germany, Hull, Peru, South Korea, Uruguay, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.



The British impact on Cuba

May 21st, 2015 | By

Approximately 150,000 Britons visit Cuba every year to enjoy the beaches, the food and the culture as well as seeing a country that will probably change dramatically in the future now that relations with the USA are being normalised.



Saturday snippets: 9th May 2015

May 9th, 2015 | By

From roses to the Orlando Eye, Adrian takes a glance at some of the news stories you might have missed this week.



Cuba and Croatia: Out tips for 2015

Dec 29th, 2014 | By

Cuba and Croatia, Cambodia, Mozambique, Namibia, Atlanta and the Daintree rainforest win our totally unscientific poll as the main overseas tips of our writers for 2015.



It’s Vietnam, Mexico and Cuba

Feb 19th, 2014 | By
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For 34 years Kuoni has been undertaking it’s annual Travel Trends Report which is a reasonable pointer to those destinations that appeal to those able to trave long-haul.



The emerging Cuban cocktail

Jan 4th, 2014 | By

Once again I am back in Cuba, this unforgettable Caribbean island, and happy to find the warmth of the air, the smiling Cuban people and this indefinable atmosphere of being back home despite being a Frenchman!