Posts Tagged ‘ Ireland ’

British and Irish world heritage sites

Jul 14th, 2017 | By
Giants Causeway

After the success of the Lake District in gaining UNESCO World Heritage status, some readers have asked for a list of all those in the UK and Ireland plus links to the sites.



Saturday snippets: June 10th 2017

Jun 10th, 2017 | By

Ireland and the USA are seeking more British holidaymakers. Would you consider a summer holiday there?



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



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



Following the Wexford Garden Trail

Mar 24th, 2017 | By

Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck enjoy following part of the Wexford Garden Trail.



Saturday snippets: 29th October 2016

Oct 29th, 2016 | By
engraving of Black Bart and his ships

Stingrays, a pirate, Halloween, the Forth Bridge and football themed hotels all appear in Adrian’s column this Saturday.



Enniscorthy: Rebellion and Relaxation

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
croppy boy model

Patricia Cleveland-peck explores Ireland’s ancient east and starts in Enniscorthy.



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.



Ireland and Brexit

Jun 28th, 2016 | By

After Brexit what happens when we want to visit the Republic of Ireland? Will people be able to cross the border easily? Will visas be required?



What’s hot: December 2015

Nov 30th, 2015 | By

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



Saturday snippets: 1st August 2015

Aug 1st, 2015 | By
In remembrance poppies at the Tower of London

Grayson Perry, those ceramic poppies that caused such interest last year and an inability to take a day’s holiday – amongst other things – tax Adrian’s thoughts this week



Saturday snippets: 30 May 2015

May 30th, 2015 | By

Adrian concentrates on domestic news as June heralds in the summer – it might even get warmer again!



The best place to be today

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By

The low-down on where we should be escaping to this October



Saturday snippets: 2nd August 2014

Aug 2nd, 2014 | By
Copan in Honduras

Behinning with stories of indigenous peoples, Adrian ends up considering jousting at Leeds Castle and getting to Luton Airport in his regular summary of the smaller stories of the week,



Saturday snippets: 17th of May 2014

May 17th, 2014 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Can nothing stop the continuing appeal of Croatia for visitors? More news from the country as Bolsover hopes to become a tourist destination, a beqach comes to Oxford and World Wine Week approaches.



Where the experts holiday: Charlie McGrath, MBE, Objective Gap Safety

May 15th, 2014 | By

Charlie McGrath from Objective Gap Safety talks travel



Saturday snippets: 29th of March 2014

Mar 29th, 2014 | By

Starting with a prize holiday for two to Nashville, Adrian rounds up the smaller stories of the week for you.



The longest and the shortest St Patrick’s Day Parade

Mar 17th, 2014 | By

Sometimes you could believe that St Patrick’s Day lasts weeks rather than one day.



Saturday snippets: St David’s Day

Mar 1st, 2014 | By

Adrian joins the celebration of St David’s Day, finds another whisky story and a free tour of Doha amongst this week’s lesser covered stories.



Where the experts holiday: Sean Conway, endurance adventurer

Feb 11th, 2014 | By

Sean Conway became the first person to swim the length of Great Britain, from Land’s End to John O’Groats – via Ireland. Conway left west Cornwall on 30 June 2013. 135 days and 900 miles later, the 32 year-old reached the Caithness coast. He talks to Just About Travel about his experiences in South Africa, Spain and his aversion to sunshine



Saturday snippets – 8th February 2014

Feb 8th, 2014 | By

Adrian ponders we weren’t invited to Jamaica’s Reggae Month, whether we should change the name of Stansted Airport but can’t quite imagine eating amber as part of a meal!



Where the experts holiday: Hilary Bradt MBE, tour leader, founder of Bradt travel guides and patron of the British charity, Money for Madagascar

Jan 26th, 2014 | By

The Bradt Travel Guides founder talks travel



Lambs, Calves and Puppies – Cycling in Ireland

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

Irene learns that she was born a “masher” as she tries a cycling holiday on the west of Ireland



Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Mar 17th, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller would like to wish all our Irish readers a very Happy St Paddy’s Day!



Will you “Jump into Ireland?”

Jan 11th, 2013 | By

The British market is the most important one for Irish tourism. You will already have seen half-page and full page adverts in the press encouraging you to jump into Ireland for your summer holidays this year.



Jumping into Northern Ireland

Jan 8th, 2013 | By

As part of the Jump into Ireland campaign, Tourism Ireland is building on its 2012 campaign of getting us to visit Northern Ireland. Last year it was all about the Titanic centenary. This year the province has another big event to celebrate; the fact that Londonderry is the first ever UK capital of culture.



The cultural heart of Germany

Dec 19th, 2012 | By

German Tourist Board promotion plans for UK market in 2013



Ireland’s message in a bottle

Oct 29th, 2012 | By

When you were a kid did you ever put a message in a bottle and hurl it off a beach, a ship or a cliff top? I did and months later, I got a letter from the girl who found it. The same has happened to a lad in Waterford, Ireland called Oisin Millea.