Posts Tagged ‘ France ’

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…



Saturday snippets: 14th April 2018

Apr 14th, 2018 | By

With so many destinations recording increased British visitor numbers, tenerife is trying to attract even more of us with its medical tourism promotion!



Saturday snippets: 9th December 2017

Dec 9th, 2017 | By

Light shows, a fast train servce in Germany and anniversaries seem to dominate Adrian’s thinking this week!



Christmas on the Champs-Élysées

Nov 24th, 2017 | By

The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, and the council decided not to allow the Christmas market on the Champs-Élysées this year claiming that it was tacky and overpriced.



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



The Abu Dhabi Louvre

Nov 10th, 2017 | By

The new Louvre isn’t in France nor an ex-French colony. It is on an island in Abu Dhabi called Saadiyat where a ten year old project final came to fruition with the official opening this week.



Best new openings

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Think you’ve seen it all? Refresh your bucket list with these incredible new openings and experiences coming in 2018



Saturday snippets: 4th November 2017

Nov 4th, 2017 | By

A seal appeared on an Alaskan runway and the runway at Mykonos will be closed for repairs soon. As well as those stories Adrian ponders about who should receive fines when our personal data is hacked and congratulates Hastings Pier on winning the Stirling prize.



Saturday snippets: August 19th 2017

Aug 19th, 2017 | By

Dwarves, Chagall, the popularity of the Mexican resort of Puetra Vallarta and WWI are some of the things that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: August 12th 2017

Aug 12th, 2017 | By
PortAventura aquatic park

The wet weather has caused a last minute rush for holidays abroad and we say goodbye to Klaus Lohmann as he returns to Germany and Dennis Cleveland-Peck who sadly died recently.



The light shows of Normandy

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

One of the best is still that at Rouen, a place forever linked with England since this is where William the Conqueror died at the priory of Saint Gervase.



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



What’s hot: May 2017

May 1st, 2017 | By

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



What’s hot: April 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

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



Top honeymoon islands

Mar 20th, 2017 | By

Getting hitched is the most socially accepted reason on the planer to ditch work and undertake your longest, most splurge-iest trip ever. Here’s 10 island ideas to help get you started



Mixing learning and skiing in Morzine

Mar 15th, 2017 | By

In early March, Anna Maria Espsäter takes to the slopes and the classroom in the French alpine resort of Morzine.