Posts Tagged ‘ Great Barrier Reef ’

Saturday snippets: 2nd June 2018

Jun 2nd, 2018 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

The Lake District, a new Bronte trail, the big Ramsagate festival and the arrival of Las Vegas in London to bring some pizzazz to the capital are some of Adrian’s thoughts this week.



Saving the Great Barrier Reef

Dec 4th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

Initial results suggest that this concept is working meaning not only that it might be able to be used at other threatened reefs around the world but that visitors to Queensland will be able to enjoy the reef for years to come.



Saturday snippets: September 30th 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

As destinations attract more people, can the infrastructure cope and a major discovery in the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian state of Queensland should encourage more tourists to the area.



What’s hot: April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

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



What’s hot: October 2015

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

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



Bucket list ideas: the top three places to see in your lifetime

Sep 8th, 2015 | By

Travel bible, Lonely Planet, has selected the top three experiences that should be on your “bucket list”



Saturday snippets: 5th September 2015

Sep 5th, 2015 | By

Star Wars theme parks, the pioneering work of Lond Montagu and odd buildings for sale make up some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.



Where the experts holiday: Adam Stern,

Jul 5th, 2015 | By

Aussie, Adam Stern – a competitive freediver (breath hold diver) and freediving instructor who trains and competes in competitions all over the world – talks travel



More loggerheads than ever

Sep 10th, 2014 | By

Last season, as many as 350 rare loggerhead turtles came ashore onto beaches along Australia’s Southern Great Barrier Reef region to lay their eggs.



Top 10 Queensland experiences

Jun 13th, 2012 | By

As Queensland week – seven days of celebration of the state’s separation from New South Wales – closes for another year, we asked our friends at Tourism Queensland for the ultimate Top 10 Queensland experiences



One size fits all in Australia: part two

May 17th, 2012 | By

Australia accommodates everyone’s idea of a perfect holiday, from four-year-olds to grannies, reports Pippa Jacks



Egyptian Pyramids top to-see list

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

Egypt may have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons this year (the clashes in Cairo earlier this week killed 25 people and injured more than 300), but the Egyptian pyramids remain the sight most people want to see before they die.



The world’s most romantic spots

Sep 28th, 2011 | By

Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, lets us in on the world’s most romantic spots



10 Days in Australia

Apr 28th, 2011 | By

With its sprawling desert bush, thick rainforests and white sandy beaches, Australia is an exciting and fascinating holiday spot. But how do you see as much as possible in 10 days? Laura gives you a busy itinerary to see as much as you can



Australian Tourism Gets The Publicity

Sep 18th, 2010 | By

There must be something in the air at the moment as, having just returned from Australia, the tourism publicity over here about the place is coming in big doses. That may not be surprising given that the number of Britons – and tourists overall – going there has declined in the last year. Now they are trying to persuade us to visit them again. They claim that Air Passenger Duty (APD) is not playing a role but it is hard to see that it isn’t having a bit of a deterrent and will so again when it rises in November this year yet again.



Travel talk: Adam Garcia

Jul 30th, 2010 | By

Got to Dance judge Adam Garcia, has returned to London’s West End stage in Tap Dogs – the internationally acclaimed dance show created by Olivier Award winning choreographer Dein Perry. The Aussie actor took time out from tap dancing to share his holiday experiences with CD Traveller