Posts Tagged ‘ Isle of Man ’

Saturday snippets: April 1st 2017

Apr 1st, 2017 | By

Being April Fool’s day, I have resisted the temptation to try and fool you. Instead boring things like VAT, travel insurance fraud and the Battle of (the) Womens Path will have to do.



Where the experts holiday: Vic Quayle, travel author

Nov 19th, 2015 | By

Vic Quayle – author of Waltzing Matilda Around Australia: Adventure before Dementia – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About About Travel readers



Saturday snippets: 4th October 2014

Oct 4th, 2014 | By
image of Stirling Castle

Adrian remebers the entreprenrial Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, records the saving of the Wedgwood Collection for our countries, and looks at how successful some places have been in enticing us to visit them.



Saturday snippets – November 23 2013

Nov 23rd, 2013 | By

Adrian picks the flesh from the bones of some travel stories you might have missed this week.



Visiting a Beach Near You

May 27th, 2011 | By

With the bank holiday and half term break starting in most places today you may fancy enjoying the sunshine by visiting a beach near you. How do you choose? By selecting the closest? The one you’ve always gone to? Or perhaps you take note of the Good Beach Guide and pick one that is in the Good Beach Guide?



The Isle of Man Wants You

Dec 29th, 2010 | By

If the disruption of flying puts you off then consider the Isle of Man as you holiday location this year or at least a place for a short break. By now most of you will probably have seen the TV advertising campaign that the tourist board has been running. Timed for that traditional period between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve, the promotion aims to get you to their website (www.isleofman.com) where you can find more about the island than a single ad campaign can show you. For those of us in the south west, the south east, London, Wales, East Anglia and most of Scotland, we won’t see the ads for the tourist board is targeting those primarily those areas that can get to the ferry terminals easily. Or in the case of the Channel Isles, the airports.



The Manx attraction

Mar 29th, 2010 | By

The Isle of Man may be best known for business but the tax haven is too beautiful to be left just to bankers and businessmen. Local resident, Jessica Crowe, reveals why we should cross the Irish Sea and discover the sleepy island for ourselves