Posts Tagged ‘ Greece ’

Weekly holiday review – 25th September 2020

Sep 25th, 2020 | By
Windsor Bridge in Gibraltar

This week, Curacao, Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia have been added to the list of countries where quarantine restrictions will be applied on our return..



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.



UK has four different quarantine rules

Sep 8th, 2020 | By
image from the air of Mykonos

There is confusion as all four nations now have different rules for Greece.



Weekly holiday review 4th September 2020

Sep 4th, 2020 | By

If you thought that quarantine restrictions were confused last week, then this week they are mired in disagreement between the four nations.



Weekly holiday review 14th August 2020

Aug 14th, 2020 | By

The big news of the week, as if I need to tell you, is that as of 4am tomorrow, you will need to go into a 14-day quarantine on returning from France, Malta and the Netherlands and the Turks & Caicos Islands.



What to expect in Greece

Jul 15th, 2020 | By

Now that Britons are free to travel to Greece what might we expect?



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.



Summer holidays abroad in 2020?

May 13th, 2020 | By

Even if countries open up to Britons when will the Foreign Office remove its ban?



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.



The fallout continues

Nov 28th, 2019 | By
Lindos

The fallout from the collapse of Thomas Cook keeps on coming.



Thomas Cook collapse affects destinations

Sep 24th, 2019 | By

The collapse of Thomas Cook has hit some destinations and only now in the cold light of day are they realising the implications.



A last-minute break?

Aug 16th, 2019 | By
Djerba- Houmt Souk

Today there is yet another weather warning so I suspect that even more of us will try and book a holiday away.



Saturday snippets: 10th of August 2019

Aug 10th, 2019 | By

Adrian considers the impact of the Mona Lisa, Raffles Hotel in Singapore and hyperloop travel in India. Amongst other things!



Saturday snippets: 27th July 2019

Jul 27th, 2019 | By

Adrian takes a quick tour to see how countries are faring this year.



Restoration at the Parthenon

Jun 4th, 2019 | By

Go to Athens and there is every chance that you will visit the Parthenon, certainly one of the greatest survivors from the golden age of ancient Greece.



Holidays outside the eurozone

Apr 30th, 2019 | By

It is non-EU countries like Turkey and Tunisia which are proving popular, along with all-inclusive deals as customers “lock-in” costs



Greece prepares for Brexit

Mar 6th, 2019 | By

Greece has a special website with a question and answer format to allay doubts and to demonstrate that visiting the country will remain pretty easy.



Saturday snippets: 26th of January

Jan 26th, 2019 | By
image of Virgin West Coast trains

An event on a train eads Adrian’s summing up of the work. Thanks should go the Train Manager who helped make the day for school children



Saturday snippets: 8th of December 2018

Dec 8th, 2018 | By

Lapland doesn’t exist according to some people. On the other hand Hogwarts and Gotham City do. One report says that we will also spend less on Christmas this year. Adrian asks if this is humbug!



2018: best year ever for Greece

Nov 14th, 2018 | By

That was what the Greek tourism minister, Elena Kountoura said when she was in London recently for World Travel Market.



Athens as a year-round destination

Nov 7th, 2018 | By

Athens & Partners wants more people to stay in the capital if they are just using it as a gateway before travelling on to the islands or other Greek destinations.



“Hercules – The 12 Labors”

Oct 16th, 2018 | By

This is the name given to an exhibition being held in Greece’s second city, Thessaloniki.



Saturday snippets: 13th October 2018

Oct 13th, 2018 | By
the Acropolis at night

Destinations are pointing out what a good summer it has been for them. But a VAT increase in Ireland may deter UK tourists from visiting the Republic.



Holidaying abroad but spending less

Oct 10th, 2018 | By

The report tells us that Spain and Portugal remained popular which will surprise absolutely no-one. But holidays in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria became much more popular.



How was it for you?

Sep 27th, 2018 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

I suspect that neither Thomas Cook nor TUI are too happy with us – their customers and potential customers.



How Athens got its groove back

Jul 19th, 2018 | By

Athens is where it’s at



Where we are holidaying this summer

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

It will surprise no one that Spain and its islands are once again the most popular destination for summer holidays this year. After all, it’s been the same for decades.



Saturday snippets: 14th of July 2018

Jul 14th, 2018 | By

Even if the weather didn’t tell us, summer is here now the Proms, the Liverpool Biennale, the Ekhof Festival and striking travel staff tell us it is.