Posts Tagged ‘ England ’

2018 FIFA World Cup: everything you need to know

Jun 11th, 2018 | By

The festival of football that only happens every four years is set to kick off in a matter of days.
That’s right – the highly anticipated 2018 FIFA World Cup, a tournament that brings together the finest footballers on the planet – is almost upon us.
Not a paid up member of the football tribe? Fret not. JAT has your back…



Where the experts holiday: Peter Vella, Director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Peter Vella is the director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority and holds a dual nationality with Malta and the UK. Here he shares his favourite destinations and forthcoming trips with Just About Travel readers and reveals why you should visit Malta



Persuading 16-34 year olds to holiday at home

Sep 14th, 2017 | By

Called ‘Join the World – Discover the UK’ campaign will target, in the words of Visit England, this ‘lost generation.’



A high ropes course for wheelchair users

Sep 7th, 2017 | By

Built using a series of trees as the main supports, this unique and specialist facility is 100 metres long and stretches across eight platforms, with seven separate challenges.



Hastings – what a seaside town should be

Sep 3rd, 2017 | By

Natasha visits Hastings on the south coast of England and finds it a haven for children as well as adults.



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.



Where the experts holiday: Charlie Raymond, author of career meltdown meets travel memoir, Hired, Fired, Fled

Jul 26th, 2016 | By

Charlie Raymond, author of Hired, Fired, Fled – one man’s global quest to beat the rat race – shares some of his travel experiences with Just About Travel readers



The trip every true football fan must take



May 26th, 2016 | By

Make a pilgrimage to Wembley – the beautiful game’s spiritual home – says Kaye Holland



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



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



Where the experts holiday: Russ Malkin, adventure travel show producer and director

Dec 24th, 2014 | By

Russ Malkin – the man behind adventure travel shows such as Long Way Round, Long Way Down and By Any Means – talks travel



London calling: John Bosco

Jul 1st, 2014 | By

John Bosco, a tour guide at Talk of the Town London reveals the London addresses to hit



Where the experts holiday: Hugo Turner, 360 Expeditions

May 30th, 2014 | By
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Hugo Turner has travelled to the four corners of the globe, hiked the Tongariro National Park, summitted the famous ‘Stairway to Heaven’ in Hawaii and island-hopped the isolated Atolls of the mid-Pacific. Here he shares his travel experiences with Just About Travel



Where the experts holiday: Neil Henderson, Flying Kiwi

May 22nd, 2014 | By

Neil Henderson of top rated adventure tour company, Flying Kiwi, on travelling with children, Tonga and why he loves the land of the long white cloud



What’s hot: May 2013

May 1st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world. This month it’s all about taking a trip to Times Square, bobbing around in the Dead Sea and schlepping to Sydney…



Where the experts holiday: Lewis Clarke, Antartic adventurer

Mar 21st, 2014 | By

The youngest person to ski to the South Pole on Alaska, adventure, Croatia and camping in Cumbria



Where the experts holiday: Phoebe Smith, editor of Wanderlust travel magazine and author of Extreme Sleeps: Adventures of a Wild Camper

Jan 25th, 2014 | By

Some of the best travel adventures can be found right here in the UK says Phoebe Smith – editor of adventure travel magazine Wanderlust and author of Extreme Sleeps: Adventures of a Wild Camper



Holiday like a hobbit

Dec 22nd, 2013 | By

Taking us ‘there and back again’, the second instalment of The Hobbit film series, released on 13 December, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has once again transported us to the fantasy world of Middle-earth



England’s hotspots for 2014

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

Calm your FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) – VisitEngland’s guide to the top 2014 holiday hotspots will ensure you don’t miss a thing next year. From litera-tours through Hardy’s Dorset and Shakespeare’s Stratford to top cycle rides in the wilds of Yorkshire and the curves of the Olympic velopark, here’s a sneak preview of England’s top hotspots for 2014



What’s hot: November 2013

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s a great time to visit Poland or the pandas in Chengdu but Botswana is being boycotted



Happy St George’s Day

Apr 23rd, 2013 | By

Happy St George’s Day, from all at CD-Traveller



Crosby Beach: art meets industry meets wildlife

Apr 19th, 2013 | By

Mhairi Gordon-Preston enjoys a day out at Crosby Beach – the home of ‘Another Place’, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley



Showering traveller returns for final April shower

Apr 17th, 2013 | By

Around the world in 80 showers is nearing its end as Mira’s showering ambassador, Gary Knox, fittingly returns during England’s April shower period



Speedy birding

Apr 15th, 2013 | By

Feeling the need for speed, Wendy Johnson heads to the Yorkshire Dales in pursuit of the fastest creature on the planet



What did the Romans ever do for England? Quite a bit, actually…

Mar 21st, 2013 | By

Later this month, the British Museum will present a major exhibition on the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Since their arrival in England in 43 AD, the Romans have certainly left their mark on the country



Sharing Heritage – new money to uncover the rich stories of our past

Feb 24th, 2013 | By

Sharing Heritage is a new funding programme to help people across the UK explore, conserve and share all aspects of the history and character of their local area



The legend of Nessie

Feb 20th, 2013 | By

We’ve got the low-down on the legend of Nessie – aka Scotland’s most famous resident – to help entertain the children, this half term