Posts Tagged ‘ Iran ’

Pray for Syria

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

The killing of innocent civilians has to be condemned

Saturday snippets: June 17th 2017

Jun 17th, 2017 | By

In the week that roaming charges ended in EU countries, Adrian also wonders if APD in Northern Ireland might end soon.

Where the experts holiday: Reza Pakravan, traveller, adventurer and film maker

Apr 2nd, 2017 | By

Reza Pakravan – a traveller, adventurer and film maker – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers

What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 3

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
Macchi Pichu, Peru

We continue with the last of the tips we have received for holidays in 2017

Where the experts holiday: Jini Reddy, travel author

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By

Jini Reddy, author of Wild Times – a new title showcasing extraordinary experiences connecting with nature around Britain – talks travel

Visiting the war fields of Khuzestan

Sep 9th, 2016 | By
image of a soldier's personal belongings

Khuzestan saw some of the worst fighting when Saddam Hussein invaded Iran. Reza visits the war memorials which are increasingly becoming part of a tourist trail.

Where the experts holiday: Tom Hall of Lonely Planet

Aug 30th, 2016 | By

Tom Hall, editorial director at Lonely Planet – the world’s largest travel guide book publisher – on Italy, Iran and why the Western Isles of Scotland should feature on any travel itinerary

Saturday snippets: 20th of August 2016

Aug 20th, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

With the downturn of in the value of sterling, where Britons are holidaying is one of things occupying Adrian’s mind this week.

Nowruz marks the beginning of spring

Mar 20th, 2016 | By

Iranians celebrate the Persian New Year (Nowruz) to mark the beginning of spring. This usually occurs on 20th or 21st March,

What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

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

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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Destination: St Bernard

Feb 5th, 2016 | By
St bernard dog

Whilst there were some high profile speakers on the first day of the Destinations show at London’s Olympia, I think the biggest – in both senses of the word – were the two St Bernard dogs on the Switzerland stand.

Our tips for 2016

Dec 29th, 2015 | By

In summary, then, in alphabetical order, here are our top tips for 2016: Anguilla, Cardigan Bay, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Germany, Hull, Peru, South Korea, Uruguay, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

What the industry tips for 2016

Dec 24th, 2015 | By
Costa Rica

Adrian sums up what what the travel industry is tipping for 2016. Do they match where you are thinking of going?

Celebrating Yalda

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By

The most common and well-known event among Christians in the west is Christmas. Other cultures celebrate the winter solstice in the form of Yalda, Saturnalia, Karachunm, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Yule.

Iran – the next tourism hot spot?

Aug 24th, 2015 | By

At the weekend the British embassy re-opened in Iran’s capital, Teheran. As relations between and Iran return to a more solid footing does this mean that tour operators will soon be luring us to travel there?

Revisiting Karaj and the Alborz mountains

May 6th, 2015 | By

Reza returns to Karaj, one of Iran’s major cities and increasingly the gateway into areas where Iranians holiday or travel.

Contrasting Iran

Feb 13th, 2015 | By

Reza returns to Iran and poders on the tourist legacy left by both the Shah and Ayatollah Khomeini.

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

Where the experts holiday: Mark Middleton from Oasis Overland

Jul 24th, 2014 | By

Mark Middleton from Oasis Overland Adventure Travel on Europe, Ethiopia and why Iran is underrated

A taste of Persia: part two

Nov 18th, 2012 | By

Award winning authors, Greg and Lucy Malouf, take CD-Traveller readers on an unforgettable journey through the culinary landscapes of ancient Persia and modern day Iran

A taste of Persia

Nov 17th, 2012 | By

Award winning authors, Greg and Lucy Malouf, take CD-Traveller readers on an unforgettable journey through the culinary landscapes of ancient Persia and modern day Iran