Posts Tagged ‘ Isle of Wight ’

Discovering the cultural side of the Isle of Wight

Feb 26th, 2018 | By

The Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England, is known for its outdoor sports such as yachting, boating, walking and cycling but it also has cultural attractions as Natasha Blair found when she visited.



Where the experts holiday: Peter Vella, Director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Peter Vella is the director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority and holds a dual nationality with Malta and the UK. Here he shares his favourite destinations and forthcoming trips with Just About Travel readers and reveals why you should visit Malta



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.



Saturday snippets: 2nd April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

The shape of champagne barrels, cars as animals , accommodation taxes, jazz and tulips have caught Adrian’s eye this week.



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…



Holidaying on the Isle of Wight

Oct 24th, 2014 | By
Sandown beach

When I was growing up in the south of Hampshire, one school treat we looked forward to was to the Isle of Wight. It meant the beach with different coloured sands, Carisbrooke Castle and a ferry trip.



Saturday snippets: 28th June 2014

Jun 28th, 2014 | By
Antiguan beach

For some reason – maybe to forget the rain of yesterday and today – Adrian seems to have concentrated on warm places with spectacular beaches like Antigua, the British Virgin Islands and the Isle of Wight!



Holiday like a hobbit

Dec 22nd, 2013 | By

Taking us ‘there and back again’, the second instalment of The Hobbit film series, released on 13 December, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has once again transported us to the fantasy world of Middle-earth



Cycling as tourism

Sep 22nd, 2013 | By

We are half way through the Isle of Wight Cycling Festival which has a number of different events taking place on the island. Taking place at the same time as the Tour de Britain, this is for the amateur and those that just like cycling.



Take it outside

Apr 11th, 2013 | By

With temperatures hitting a comparatively balmy 12 degrees Celsius (!) this week, it seems that spring is finally here. We look at how to get your culture fix al fresco style



Explore, discover and save in the second English Tourism Week

Mar 18th, 2013 | By

The second English Tourism Week is in full swing and, according to organisers, promises to be bigger and better than 2012. Running until 24 March 2013, the week will see events and activities take place across the country from free guided walks to music and theatre events, 2 for 1 offers and free entry to attractions



2013: the party continues

Jan 5th, 2013 | By

From parties at The Palace and Regency balls to week-long walks and ground-breaking hotels, we look at what’s in store for 2013



VisitEngland announces its travel trends for 2013

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

Literatours, Sci-Fi Adventures, the Kate effect, Horrible Histories and set-jetting (still!) will be among the key travel trends of 2013, according to the national tourist board, VisitEngland



Why all the fuss about festivals?

Sep 18th, 2011 | By

I think we can all safely say that summer has been and gone. Regrettably that means no more Wimbledon, no more open air theatre or film screenings and no more strawberries for another year. However this is one summer trend that I won’t be sad to see the back of: festivals.