Posts Tagged ‘ Germany ’

Saturday snippets: May 13th 2017

May 13th, 2017 | By

As the Luther Trail opens in Germany is is both National Ferry Fortnight and Welsh Tourism Week. To top it off, seasiding is coming to the fore!



Where the experts holiday: Campbell Jefferys, travel writer and author

Apr 7th, 2017 | By

Australian travel writer and author, Campbell Jefferys, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



Saturday snippets: April 1st 2017

Apr 1st, 2017 | By

Being April Fool’s day, I have resisted the temptation to try and fool you. Instead boring things like VAT, travel insurance fraud and the Battle of (the) Womens Path will have to do.



International Garden Exhibition

Mar 29th, 2017 | By
flower in bloom

From 13th of April up until the 25th of October there will be the International Garden Exhibition (IGA) which is expected to attract about two million people.



The success of Caribbean tourism

Feb 14th, 2017 | By
beach at Playa Juanillo

There was an increase of 4.1% in British visitors to the Caribbean last year.



Saturday snippets: 11th February 2017

Feb 11th, 2017 | By
aerial image of Maldives

No beer or sausages on Friday as the Germans try to persuade Adrian and others to write about Germany. What is the world coming to?



Changing Berlin: revisiting after 26 years

Feb 7th, 2017 | By

With the 67th Berlin International Festival about to start, Reza looks back at his visit to Berlin last year and compares with his first trip to Berlin 26 years ago.



The Christmas market in Berlin

Dec 20th, 2016 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

The number of Britons travelling to Germany has been growing year-on-year. The mindless acts of individuals and terrorists could strike any country. Don’t let it deter you from visiting Germany.



A virtual Rameses II

Dec 6th, 2016 | By
the head of Rameses II

A new exhibition in the German city of Karlsruhe about Rameses II – also known as Rameses the Great – may herald another bout of interest.



Co-o-logne

Dec 4th, 2016 | By

Paul Wojnicki reveals why Cologne is possibly Germany’s coolest city…



Saturday snippets: 19th November 2016

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
overhead view of Thorne Island

A listed fort, toilets, supersonic flights, high-speed rail between Singapore and Malaysia, APD and Christmas Markets are on Adrian’s radar screen this week.



For he’s a jolly good thello

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Paul Wojnicki lets the Thello train take the strain and showcases some of the highlights of the route



The best of both worlds

Jul 27th, 2016 | By

So all your travelling companions want to do is unfurl in the sun yet, while you’re looking for blazing sunshine, you don’t want to spend all day on the beach. Sound familiar? Please don’t worry. We have some suggestions sure to fulfil every sand and culture nirvana



Three bars to blow your mind

Jun 10th, 2016 | By
Sky Bar, Bangkok © LEBUA HOTELS AND RESORTS

The low-down on three of the most incredible places in the world to grab a drink



The great Dusseldorf invasion

May 6th, 2016 | By

Some 600,000 people will be in the German city for the celebrations which, this year, take place on May 21st.



Spring in Munich

Apr 11th, 2016 | By

The Oktoberfest is one of the main things that the southern Germany city of Munich is known for the world over. Not so copied have been the events that attract visitors to Munich in the spring time.



Saturday snippets: 9th April 2016

Apr 9th, 2016 | By

We visited florida and Germany in bumper numbers last year but strkes and Butlin’s birthday also occupy Adrian’s summary of the week.



Saturday snippets: 12th March 2016

Mar 12th, 2016 | By

From ITB in Berlin, Adrian reports on which destinations are in the ascendent and which are suffering. But it is Batman’s car and Maine lobster that attract his serious attention!



Postcard from Argentina: part three

Feb 11th, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef



Our tips for 2016

Dec 29th, 2015 | By

In summary, then, in alphabetical order, here are our top tips for 2016: Anguilla, Cardigan Bay, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Germany, Hull, Peru, South Korea, Uruguay, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.



25 Years of German Unity

Sep 24th, 2015 | By

This year’s commemoration of the Day of German Unity – the 25th anniversary – will be held in Frankfurt from the 2nd to the 4th of October.



Bardentreffen or Glastonbury? Bardentreffen is free!

Jun 25th, 2015 | By

How is it that this month of music called Bardentreffen came about and why is it Nuremberg?



Barrier-free travel in Germany

Mar 15th, 2015 | By

Few tourist boards pay more than lip service to barrier-free tourism despite the figures showing that the tourism market for those possessing disabilities runs into billions within Europe.



Saturday snippets: 7th March 2015

Mar 7th, 2015 | By
the pyramids of Egypt

Adrian has been in Germany this week at a travel trade show where he finds that Germany has been attracting more British visitors. But then few destinations have not announced greater visitor numbers.



Saturday snippets: 20th December 2014

Dec 20th, 2014 | By
image of Stirling Castle

As the year nears it’s end, Adrian looks at holiday promotions that are under way or about to start but forgets to thank readers for putting up with his sometimes acerbic comments during the year!



The year that was

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

It’s been a busy year of travelling and it’s time to take stock. Here Just About Travel contributor and travel enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares five of her favourite 2014 travel destinations



Saturday snippets: 15th November 2014

Nov 15th, 2014 | By
Cape Tribulation YHA

This week Adrian wonders why we can’t have Christmas markets reflecting the best of local produce, sees more national parks announced in Australia and charts the rise of Croatia as a holiday destination.



German Christmas markets

Nov 9th, 2014 | By

It won’t be long before the time is on us for Christmas markets. Germany is the home of many and the influence of their markets has been astonishing over the last 10 years or so.