Posts Tagged ‘ India ’

Saturday snippets: 10th December 2016

Dec 10th, 2016 | By
nosecone with Santa stretched over it having been hit by a plane

Christmas festivities begin to appear in Adrian’s column along with tigers, all night tube services, how intellectually disabled passengers should be treated and what happened when Santa met Ryanair.

What’s hot: December 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

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

Tomorrow, the world

Nov 14th, 2016 | By

Start planning that trip of a lifetime…

The Indian e-visa success

Oct 5th, 2016 | By
Image of a south Indian tiger

Within the first two months of its use by UK citizens, the UK was number one, ranked first out of 113 countries using the new e-visa scheme for India.

July was a good month for tourism in India. August wasn’t

Sep 6th, 2016 | By
image of Taj Mahal

This was the month that the tourism minister, Mahesh Sharma, suggested that foreign women visitors shouldn’t wear skirts, they shouldn’t go out at night, and they should photograph the car in which they travel for protection if something happens.

Where the experts holiday: Nick Wandering, travelholic

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Travel blogger, Nick Morris, shares his travel highs and lows

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!

What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

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

Just the package

Oct 25th, 2015 | By

Operators have a growing range of packages geared to families; from the most adventurous tour to relaxing holiday clubs. Letting someone else do the legwork for you will ensure your holiday is worry-free – as long as you make the right choice.

What’s hot: September 2015

Aug 30th, 2015 | By

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

What’s hot: March 2015

Mar 1st, 2015 | By

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

Holidaying in India? Think again.

Feb 25th, 2015 | By

The Indian government – at very short notice – has decided that applicants for a visa will have to attend, in person, a centre for a biometric test.

Where the experts holiday: Hugo Chittenden aka The Volunteer

Feb 11th, 2015 | By

Hugo Chittenden gave up his career in the city to help raise awareness, funding and support for charities and projects overseas. Here he talks travel and reveals why volunteering is the way forward

Saturday snippets: 10th January 2015

Jan 10th, 2015 | By

Two competitons, one to take in Scotland and the other at Val-Thorens are covered by Adrian this week as are mentions of some of the sales around at the moment.

New New Year Resolutions

Jan 1st, 2015 | By

Don’t sweat the big stuff. Celebrate the small stuff instead in 2015, says Kaye Holland

A Christmas Tale

Dec 25th, 2014 | By

Kaye discovers that the festive season doesn’t always have to be about far flung travel…

What’s hot: December 2014

Dec 1st, 2014 | By
image of a British Airways plane

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

The rise of generation big

Nov 2nd, 2014 | By

Meet Generation big: the travel enthusiasts who refuse to be tied down

Saturday snippets: 23rd August 2014

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By
Cardiff Festival in the bay

Adrian looks at the various festivals and offers around, is surprised by how much money is donated to charities when we return from holidays and considers rail fares in both the UK and LA.

Wish you were here?

Jul 24th, 2014 | By

A great globe trotting itinerary takes a certain kind of planning to ensure the best route – and price. Check out these tips for a top journey

The passenger comes first

Jul 13th, 2014 | By

In India, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided that airlines, airports and the whole process of air travel should be made more passenger friendly. Hurrah!

What’s hot: July 2014

Jun 30th, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s good news for Marrakech and medical tourism but not bad news for the beleagured Passport Office

The Indian unicorn!

Jun 18th, 2014 | By

John Rowell heads to the grasslands of Kaziranga to see the Indian rhino, also known as the greater one-horned rhino, which is found in the riverine grasslands at the foot of the Himalayas in north India and Nepal.

Where the experts holiday: Paul Goldstein, award-winning wildlife photographer and guide

May 1st, 2014 | By

Award-winning wildlife photographer and guide, Paul Goldstein, talks travel

Where the experts’ holiday: Josie Drew, author of cycling adventure books from around the world

Mar 23rd, 2014 | By

Long distance cyclist, Josie Drew, talks travel

Is India safe to visit?

Mar 5th, 2014 | By

Emphatically yes was the answer given by visiting Indian delegates to the bid travel show in Berlin this week. And that was echoed by two female journalists who between them had made over fifty visits to the country over the last four decades.

Bandipur madness

Mar 5th, 2014 | By

We sat in the car with the windows open, holding our breaths and straining our ears to hear it again. It was near pitch dark and forest was deadly silent except for the guttural roars of a tigers mating call from metres away from us

Where the experts’ holiday: Richard Harpham, kayaker and adventurer

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

Richard Harpham – one half of the leadership of the Big 5 Kayak Challenge, a small team taking on five distinct and unique expeditions, paddling some of the most challenging water on the planet – talks travel