Posts Tagged ‘ Travel destinations ’

Destinations time

Jan 17th, 2019 | By

January brings the consumer travel shows and they kick off today at Manchester’s Event City with Destinations.



What’s stopping you?

Feb 5th, 2018 | By

You can make a million excuses for not wanting to travel on your own, and you’ll always find more – unless you make the conscious choice to confront your solo-travel fears. To give you a friendly push in the right direction, we’ve broken down some of the most common solo-travel fears, so they don’t seem so scary at all



10 things you learn about yourself while travelling solo

Jan 30th, 2018 | By

If you travel alone, you may learn just as much about yourself as the destinations you visit. These lessons can then be transferred to all areas of your life



Saturday snippets: 21st January 2017

Jan 21st, 2017 | By
hoardings at Piccadilly Circus, London

Caravans, Piccadilly Circus, playing in a steel band from Tobago and Tunisian holiday interests are some of the items catching Adrian’s eye this week.



Destination: St Bernard

Feb 5th, 2016 | By
St bernard dog

Whilst there were some high profile speakers on the first day of the Destinations show at London’s Olympia, I think the biggest – in both senses of the word – were the two St Bernard dogs on the Switzerland stand.



The year that was

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

It’s been a busy year of travelling and it’s time to take stock. Here Just About Travel contributor and travel enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares five of her favourite 2014 travel destinations



Win tickets to the 2014 autumn CRUISE shows

Jul 8th, 2014 | By

The CRUISE Show visits Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow this autumn – and we have 10 pairs of tickets up for grabs!



Saturday Snippets: 18 January 2014

Jan 18th, 2014 | By

It seems that Anglesey can’t keep out of the news these days. After the three-year stint by Prince William and the publicity that brought to the island, Halon salt has just been granted protected status by the EU and now more cruise passengers are likely to visit. Germans in particular are coming and estimates are that 13,000 passengers will disembark and visit this year. If you happen to live in the area and speak German you could become one of the tour guides. Forty jobs
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Destinations returns

Jan 30th, 2013 | By

Opening tomorrow at London’s Earls Court is the popular travel show, Destinations, which is run in connection with The Times. As usual it runs through the weekend and combines the popular mix of travel “experts”



Top talks and events at Destinations

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By

Claimed your complimentary tickets to Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show? Don’t miss out on the following talks, food and dance demonstrations and workshops at the Show which is taking place in Earls Court until 5th February.



Holiday World Show opens in Belfast

Jan 21st, 2012 | By

Crissy Rock from ITV’s “Benidorm” opened the Holiday World Show in Belfast’s King’s Hall yesterday afternoon which is sponsored by the Belfast Telegraph. And talking to the exhibitors and visitors after the show had been open for about two hours they were happy.



West Highland Railway Success

Feb 7th, 2010 | By

For the second year in a row, readers polled by Wanderlust magazine have named the West Highland Railway the world’s best railway journey which runs from Glasgow to Mallaig. This is how the BBC ran the results of the Wanderlust annual survey into what its readers preferred. They omitted to mention the other awards. It was, unfortunately, the only category in which a UK destination or attraction won a top award. (I don’t include best UK Airport which, obviously, had to be won by a UK entrant! Incidentally, the winner was London City)
The readers of Wanderlust are an adventurous bunch so don’t expect your average destination to featur