Posts Tagged ‘ France ’

Weekly holiday review: 16th October 2020

Oct 16th, 2020 | By

This will be the last weekly update on holiday possibilities just because it is looks irrelevant for the foreseeable future.



Weekly holiday review: 9th October 2020

Oct 9th, 2020 | By
the harbour in Kyrenia

Following is news from some destinations Britons and Irish visit Cyprus – The authorities in the north of Cyprus are allowing arrivals from the UK. You must show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result (done between 0 – 120 hours prior to the time of the flight) on arrival. You must then enter authority-assigned quarantine facilities for 7 days. A second PCR test will be carried out at the end of the quarantine period. All travellers should be aware that if other passengers on your
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Weekly holiday review – 2nd October 2020

Oct 2nd, 2020 | By

Poland and Turkey are now off-limits. But Scottish residents won’t have to quarantine on return from the Azores and Madeira



Weekly holiday review – 25th September 2020

Sep 25th, 2020 | By
Windsor Bridge in Gibraltar

This week, Curacao, Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia have been added to the list of countries where quarantine restrictions will be applied on our return..



Weekly holiday review 21st August 2020

Aug 21st, 2020 | By

The good is that UK tourists will no longer need to quarantine after holidaying in Portugal.



Travelling to France, Malta or the Netherlands?

Aug 15th, 2020 | By

The key thing is to talk to whoever is supplying what you bought.



Weekly holiday review 14th August 2020

Aug 14th, 2020 | By

The big news of the week, as if I need to tell you, is that as of 4am tomorrow, you will need to go into a 14-day quarantine on returning from France, Malta and the Netherlands and the Turks & Caicos Islands.



Is 30 hours enough?

Aug 14th, 2020 | By

The government argument is that when there is sufficient evidence to remove a destination from the green list it should be done speedily



The Louvre re-opens

Jul 8th, 2020 | By

Other museums in Europe and elsewhere are watching how the Louvre deals with the outcome of the pandemic.



This is a key weekend

May 16th, 2020 | By
llansteffan beach

If the weekend remains quiet and uneventful – in almost every way possible – that noose may be on its way to being lifted.



Quarantine-free or not?

May 16th, 2020 | By

Last weekend we were told that the French and Irish would not have to undergo quarantine restrictions when they entered the UK. This weekend – who knows!



Summer holidays abroad in 2020?

May 13th, 2020 | By

Even if countries open up to Britons when will the Foreign Office remove its ban?



Why the French?

May 11th, 2020 | By

The thinking could be that a few overseas visitors couldn’t affect UK residents very much as the pandemic is everywhere in our countries.



May: the month of change?

May 1st, 2020 | By

Whatever happens abroad is being closely watched in the UK and Ireland to help decide when we might be able to re-open museums again.



The top places to re-visit

Dec 17th, 2019 | By

I am surprised at some of the names on this list. Some might be thought to be once in a lifetime breaks.



French strikes tomorrow

Dec 4th, 2019 | By

From tomorrow morning there will be a strike which will cover all means of transport to and within France.



Speaking French

Nov 18th, 2019 | By

Research commissioned by Jetcost reveals that the French believe that foreigners visiting their country should be able to speak French.



Morocco looks to the French

Oct 6th, 2019 | By

It has been estimated that about a hundred thousand Britons would have travelled by Thomas Cook to Morocco which is about one-in-seven of all British visitors to the country.



Saturday snippets: 13th of July 2019

Jul 13th, 2019 | By

New eco-taxes in France, compulsory travel insurance in Thailand then some music festivals made Adrian a little less grumpier than when he started writing this week’s column.



Austria for winter

Jun 23rd, 2019 | By

In what may turn out to be the hottest week of the year so far, what other subject should be this morning’s story if not skiing!



Seven weird and wonderful spirits from around the world

May 25th, 2019 | By

Explore the exciting world of spirits with Lonely Planet The verdict is in: now is an exciting time to be a spirit drinker. Not so long ago, being a fan of liquor meant your go-to drink was a G&T, a rum and coke or a whisky on the rocks, rather than a beer or glass of wine. But times they are a-changing. The explosion of craft distilleries in the past five years has transformed the global spirits (and cocktails) landscape. This is in no small
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Is Paris such a let-down?

May 4th, 2019 | By

In fact, out of the top ten let-downs, Paris managed four



Keep calm and ski on

Apr 5th, 2019 | By

All we might say to our British clients is: ‘Keep calm and ski on!’



Parc Astérix is 30 and Astérix is 60

Mar 15th, 2019 | By

As long as I can remember, Astérix and his bumbling crony Obélix have been around.



Saturday snippets: 26th of January

Jan 26th, 2019 | By
image of Virgin West Coast trains

An event on a train eads Adrian’s summing up of the work. Thanks should go the Train Manager who helped make the day for school children



If its not 7%, you are falling behind

Aug 31st, 2018 | By
Tower of London

It just goes to show that travellers should not take these figures at face value or necessarily be influenced on whether to travel to them or not.



Will Tesco bring us a taste of France?

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By

Is this a ploy by the tourist boards of France and the UK to widen our eating habits by introducing us to the cuisine of each other’s countries?



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…