Posts Tagged ‘ Germany ’

An Anglo-Greek travel corridor?

Feb 21st, 2021 | By

It has been confirmed that the Greek and UK governments have been talking about a travel bubble or corridor between the two nations.



Ireland and Germany: no-go and no-leave

Jan 28th, 2021 | By

It looks as though both Ireland and Germany will join Israel, New Zealand and Australia in becoming no-go areas and no-leave areas



Germany wants ski resorts closed

Nov 28th, 2020 | By

ngela Merkel has called on the EU to close all ski resorts this winter. The Italian prime minister has asked Italians not to head to the slopes



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.



Regional restrictions

Oct 8th, 2020 | By
Berlin Reichstag

The travel industry has urged governments to support regional no-go areas rather than blocking off whole countries. This thinking grew in intensity after the UK blocked the whole of Portugal rather than the regions where the pandemic was strongest. So the Algarve, the Azores and Madeira suffered from not having British tourists despite having a low incidence. The same happened in Spain where the Canaries and the Balearics had few cases compared to the mainland. Now countries are opting for more regional targeting so Britons
> Read more



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: 18th September 2020

Sep 18th, 2020 | By

Seven countries have been added to the list to which Irish reidents can visit. The UK has added teo but taken another two off.



Close a country or a region?

Aug 5th, 2020 | By

Both Spain and Portugal have expressed annoyance due to British advice against visiting both countries.



Tit-for-tat quarantines

May 26th, 2020 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

After the UK announced that they would impose a 14-day quarantine period on people entering the countries, France and Greece have announced similar restrictions.



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.



Decisions, decisions, decisions.

Feb 29th, 2020 | By

All in all, it isn’t a good time if you are in the travel industry. But it isn’t a good time for holidaymakers and travellers



Stuttgart and Bauhaus

Sep 8th, 2019 | By

More convenient for Britons is Stuttgart and ideal for a city or short break. It also has links with Bauhaus.



What’s hot: July 2019

Jul 1st, 2019 | By

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



A day in … Miltenberg

Dec 17th, 2018 | By

Reza visits Miltenberg, a town that looks like it should adorn a chocolate box or a Christmas card!



Germany’s back; Sierra Leone has arrived and Saudi Arabia is bigger

Nov 7th, 2018 | By

Although the show is a vehicle for destinations and hoteliers to sell themselves to tour operators and travel agents it is very useful for travel writers because it gives a clue to how much effort (or the lack of it) that destinations are employing to sell themselves.



Visiting Kronberg Castle

Oct 15th, 2018 | By

Resa visits Kronberg Castle, today a hotel but with a past entwined with the German monarchy



In Frankfurt during festival time

Aug 22nd, 2018 | By

Reza visits Frankfurt combining a visit to the Embankment Festival with some of the well-known sights of the city.



What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

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



Fire at EuropaPark

May 27th, 2018 | By

Mack thanked staff for the work in helping to put out the fires but nonetheless, it must have been pretty serious as firefighters from Karlsruhe and Freiburg attended as well.



Saturday snippets: 26th May 2018

May 26th, 2018 | By

catching Adrian’s eye this week: a new country comes into being – Eswatini – (it used to be Swaziland) the Design Museum in London is named European Museum of the Year and Charlotte Knowlson provides a putdown to two jokey male passengers on her easyJet flight.



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!



The German appeal

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

Germany is becoming more and more popular as a holiday destination for Britons.



A chocolate Christmas

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By

If you were to visit the German city of Tübingen between the 5th and 10th of December it would mean only one thing – that were probably a chocoholic!



Saturday snippets: 11th November 2017

Nov 11th, 2017 | By

Adrian sums up some of the news from the World Travel Market that was held in London this week.



Christmas markets in Germany

Oct 14th, 2017 | By

As that time draws near, we have listed as many German Christmas markets as we were able to that are within a reasonable distance from an airport with direct connections to the UK or Ireland.



Saturday snippets: September 16th 2017

Sep 16th, 2017 | By

Light shows, food festivals and a new US civil rights trail are some of the things catching Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: August26th 2017

Aug 26th, 2017 | By

Chianti and volcanoes and are two of the things that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



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.