Posts Tagged ‘ Greece ’

Saturday snippets: July 1st 2017

Jul 1st, 2017 | By

In a busy week, the BA cabin crew strike begins but. on the plus side. there are the 4th of July celebrations and the London Korea Festival is on next Saturday.



Where the experts holiday: Nick Kontis, travel author and journalist

Jun 30th, 2017 | By

Award-winning journalist and author, Nick Kontis, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

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



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



Top honeymoon islands

Mar 20th, 2017 | By

Getting hitched is the most socially accepted reason on the planer to ditch work and undertake your longest, most splurge-iest trip ever. Here’s 10 island ideas to help get you started



German and British holiday patterns

Mar 9th, 2017 | By
supermarket holiday brochures

Each German adult and child spent 20 days on average holidaying in 2016. They are the world champions of travel.



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?



Flights to Greece next summer

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

Getting to Greece next summer will be even easier – as if it wasn’t now – when even more flights link the UK and Ireland with Greece next summer.



Saturday snippets: 12th November 2016

Nov 12th, 2016 | By
Blenheim Palce - illuminating the formal gardens at Christmas

The opening of the skiing season is early in Alpe d’Huez, light shows are becoming increasingly popular and soon there will be direct flights to the city of the Terracotta Army.



Saturday snippets: 22nd October 2016

Oct 22nd, 2016 | By
Bus sign

Bus arrivals, holiday safety and unhelpful tourism answers by government ministers are some of the things that helped exasperate Adrian this week. But then he was sent a picture of a bus sign…



Saturday snippets: 15th October 2016

Oct 15th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Newcastle

Why an aeroplane cabin door is on Shoreditch High Street is one of the things Adrian mentions this week along with Newcastle-Gateshead success and the end of refurbishment at the Glenfinnan Monument.



What’s hot: October 2016

Sep 30th, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world for October



Saturday snippets: 3rd September 2016

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By
Laugharne Boat House

With the Paralympics, cake trails inspired by The Great British Bake-Off, a space-themed kids area at Washington Dulles airport and free-interest installment ways to buy holidays, Adrian is spoilt for choice this week.



Cruising around the Aegean Sea – Part 1

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By
image of Celestyal Crystal

Frederic begins his cruise and tour of some of the Aegean islands.



Saturday snippets: 6th of August 2016

Aug 6th, 2016 | By

What have jousting, the Olympics, Yorkie and VAT in Tanzania in common? All caught Adrian’s eye this week.



Three beaches to blow your mind

Jun 13th, 2016 | By

Pack your beach towel and hit one of these stretches of sand…



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.



Saturday snippets: 23th April 2016

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By

It’s St George’s Day and the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare. Even in Shakespeare’s day, his fame was widely known as a letter in the National Library of Wales shows. Two of his contemporaries are praised for having presented the public with treasure greater than the gold of Mexico in the Bard’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies of 1623. I mentioned last week the main celebrations in the UK today. Apparently, the only other purpose buil theatre in Shakespeare’s day outside London was in
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Saturday snippets: 19th March 2016

Mar 19th, 2016 | By

As easter approached, Adrian has a rather full column rannging from theme parks to gardens and from the new Glasgow Restaurant Festival to how some destinations just have some kitties to entice us to them.



Saturday snippets: 27th February 2016

Feb 27th, 2016 | By

If the dank and wet weather that we seem to have been having for months continues into the Easter holidays then a hot, sunny destination might take your fancy. How about Tobago in the Caribbean? Over the Easter period, they have some key sporting events that might attract you. Like the Buccoo Goat & Crab Racing Festival which has been held for over 90 years. The goat and crab racing festivals are held annually at the Buccoo Racing Stadium on Easter Monday and Tuesday. The
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Saturday snippets: February 6th 2016

Feb 6th, 2016 | By

A new children’s play area at Alicante airport, Piers Morgan giving the travel industry a hard time and how can someone on £15,000 afford three holidays a year? It’s all part of Adrian’s catch-up of the week.



What’s hot: January 2016

Dec 31st, 2015 | By

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



It’s not been a good week…

Jul 10th, 2015 | By
image from the air of Mykonos

Yesterday evening the Foreign Office issued guidance that Britons should not visit Tunisia. Greece proposed doubling the rate of VAT on accommodation and volcanic clouds affecting flights over Bali are stranding tourists there.



What’s hot: July 2015

Jul 1st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel reveals what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world this month



Taking money to Greece

Jun 30th, 2015 | By

For those holidaying in Greece this year, the announcement over the weekend that ATM’s would restrict pay-outs to €60 per day from this Tuesday has confused some visitors.



Saturday Snippets: 27th June 2015

Jun 27th, 2015 | By

It’s Armed Forces Day today and Glastonbury and the Festival of Speed are on as well. Adrian avoids all of these to discuss the smaller stories of the week!



Where the experts holiday: Elisa Rosales, adventurer, presenter and translator

Jun 8th, 2015 | By

Travel presenter and translator, Elisa Rosales, talks travel



Saturday snippets: 16th May 2015

May 16th, 2015 | By

Adrian includes a competition, ferry price reductiona and new attractions running over the bank holiday weekend in this week’s round-up.