Posts Tagged ‘ France ’

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.

More to Champagne than the drink

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

Natasha Blair discovers the region of France that encompasses the vineyards that produce the grapes for champagne.

#Feel France

Mar 3rd, 2017 | By

Our nearest neighbour in the east is about to launch a new campaign to encourage us to visit France.

Avon Advanced Motorcycle Club’s Tour of the Massif Central

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By
glove drying

Paul Batchelor tells the story of fifteen biker enthusiasts and their trip in search in search of food, scenery and the French countryside.

Atlantic France and beyond

Jan 13th, 2017 | By

Recent atrocities in Nice and Paris have made many anxious about travelling to France in the near future but don’t be deterred from visiting, writes Paul Wojnicki

The year that was

Dec 31st, 2016 | By

It’s been a busy year and it’s time to take stock. Here travel writer and enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares her 2016 holiday highlights

Car stickers for fighting pollution in Paris

Dec 19th, 2016 | By
Eiffel Tower enveloped in smog

All vehicles travelling into Paris will need a sticker as from January 16th 2017. Frederic explains the rules

Autumn Normandy foodie festivals

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By
Image of food festival poster

The French region of Normandy is one of those places that has just too much going for it. It is the home of camembert and other cheeses, calvados, cider, pommeau and, of course, apples as well as some of the best seafood you will find.

Six of the best races around the world

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By

Inspired by the popularity of the Tough Mudder series? Check out these races around the world, from famous marathons to one-of-a-kind obstacle events

Make waves in Biarritz

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

Kaye Holland heads to Biarritz and finds that the end of summer never felt so good

Where the experts holiday: Isabelle Eyherabide, Biarritz Tourisme

Sep 15th, 2016 | By

Isabelle Eyherabide of Biarritz Tourism on why French the seaside resort is an ideal destination at any time of year

Where the experts holiday: Brian Luckhurst, founder of the Home Exchange 50plus website

Aug 18th, 2016 | By

Brian Luckhurst, founder of Home Exchange 50plus, talks travel

Where the experts holiday: Nick Wandering, travelholic

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Travel blogger, Nick Morris, shares his travel highs and lows

Saturday snippets: 30th of July 2016

Jul 30th, 2016 | By

In a week full of incident, peachicks, penguins, an Air France strike and Pokemon Go take Adrian’s attention before he goes off to visit the Big Cheese in Caerphilly today!

Using a Dover ferry?

Jul 23rd, 2016 | By

I can quite understand why the workload should have increased but surely the authorities would have known how busy this weekend would be and could have planned accordingly?