Posts Tagged ‘ France ’

Autumn Normandy foodie festivals

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By
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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?

Support Nice and the French Riviera

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

We should respond as we did after the incidents on Charlie Hebdo, Brussels and the Paris attacks earlier this year. By giving two fingers to terrorism and continuing to travel and holiday as planned but, at the same time, being cautious as we would be wherever we travel.

The “City of wine” – Bordeaux

Jun 10th, 2016 | By

Annick and Frederic visit the latest tourist attraction in Bordeaux – no, not the Euro football but the “City of Wine.”

Where our visitors come from

May 31st, 2016 | By
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New figures from Visit Britain show that visitors from abroad last year did venture outside of London with the north west of England seeing a 22% increase in visitors.

Where the experts holiday: Jax Tranchida, TV travel host

May 30th, 2016 | By

Food nerd, roaming gnome and host of The Grill Iron on Cooking Channel, Jax Tranchida, talks travel

Saturday snippets: 28th May 2016

May 28th, 2016 | By

Airport delays, strikes in France, Belgium and Greece, restrictions on island destinations in Thailand all tend to deflate Adrian this coming bank holiday.

June in Bordeaux

May 13th, 2016 | By

The Deputy Mayor of Bordeaux, Olivier Bernard – the man in charge of tourism – quipped, what would a football match be without beer? And this coming from a man charged with promoting tourism to one of the most well-known wine producing regions in the world.

Letter from France: April 2016

Apr 17th, 2016 | By

Frederic presents his monthly review of what’s on in France

Where the experts holiday: Gavin Stone, travel author and ex intelligence operative

Mar 16th, 2016 | By

Gavin Stone, a former ‘intelligence operative’, has written a book revealing the tips and tricks of travelling “next to nothing”. Result! Here the Wolverhampton-born author, who has stayed in super yachts and castles, shares some of his experiences with Just About Travel readers

What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

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

Walk This Way in the Pyrenees

Feb 27th, 2016 | By

These mountains are a natural border separating France and Spain, rising to over 3000m but I won’t be going to the top. I’ve been lured by the promise of good food and wine and, even better, my baggage is being transported between hotels.

What’s hot: February 2016

Jan 30th, 2016 | By
Macchi Piccu, Peru

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world, right now

Watching Euro 2016 in France

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

Now that the draw for the Euro 2016 tournament has been made, football fans know which cities they must visit in order to see the matches.


Dec 21st, 2015 | By

“Paris will always be Paris.” A dedicated website – – will invite people to share photos that illustrate their own feelings for Paris.

Where the experts holiday: Vic Quayle, travel author

Nov 19th, 2015 | By

Vic Quayle – author of Waltzing Matilda Around Australia: Adventure before Dementia – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About About Travel readers

Best new openings

Nov 17th, 2015 | By

Be the first kid on your block to see these brand new attractions, all slated to throw open their doors by 2016.

Remembering the Somme

Nov 8th, 2015 | By

With a touching idea, the French have reminded us of the sacrifices that were made in WWI with the Wool War I soldiers.

Wine trails: Franschhoek & Stellenbosch

Nov 3rd, 2015 | By

Wine lovers are spoiled for choice in buzzy Stellenbosch and French-flavoured Franschhoek, with excellent wines and gourmet restaurants.

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

Hungry? Be my guest

Jul 14th, 2015 | By

What could be better for the traveller who wants to get off the beaten track, than sharing a meal with French people in their own home?

Celebrate Bastille Day wherever you are

Jul 14th, 2015 | By

Whether you’re in France or not this Bastille Day, enjoy a little slice of Gallic life with Lonely Planet’s recipe for Pain au Chocolat