Posts Tagged ‘ Greece ’

When to holiday in the EU

Mar 3rd, 2021 | By

Readers know that –subject to life following the British government’s timetable – we can fly again as from May 17th. But should we travel that early?



Summer holiday destinations

Feb 28th, 2021 | By

I have been a little surprised at the destinations that seem to be topping the lists of travel agency and tour operator bookings.



Vaccination timescales

Feb 21st, 2021 | By

As the Sunday People put it in its headline today, “Free by Summer.”



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.



Searching to travel where?

Feb 19th, 2021 | By

What does come through though is that the traditional places -Spain, Greece and Portugal – are getting bookings over other destination despite our inability to travel.



Over 50’s lead the holiday charge

Jan 15th, 2021 | By

Vaccinations seem to be stimulating confidence about travelling again.



Some travel tips for 2021 – part two

Dec 28th, 2020 | By

Just about Travel continues its look at what is being tipped for the coming year.



Some travel tips for 2021 part one

Dec 27th, 2020 | By

As usual Just about Travel looks at some of those organisations involved in the industry to see what they are tipping for the coming year.



Looking after number one

Dec 5th, 2020 | By
the harbour at Mandraki

Ccountries moved to protect their own tourism businesses rather than to join together and protect the EU’s as a whole.



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!