Posts Tagged ‘ Israel ’

Saturday snippets: 26th of January

Jan 26th, 2019 | By
image of Virgin West Coast trains

An event on a train eads Adrian’s summing up of the work. Thanks should go the Train Manager who helped make the day for school children



Saturday snippets: 14th of July 2018

Jul 14th, 2018 | By

Even if the weather didn’t tell us, summer is here now the Proms, the Liverpool Biennale, the Ekhof Festival and striking travel staff tell us it is.



Saturday snippets: 12th May 2018

May 12th, 2018 | By

It seems that many popular destinations are fighting back against tourism obesity – an over supply of tourists. Valencia, Madrid, Brussels, Rome are joining Venice, Palma de Mallorca, Florence and Barcelona to name just a few in trying to restrict tourist movements,



Saturday snippets: 3rd March 2018

Mar 3rd, 2018 | By

New museum openings, mullet hair styles and the importance of British tourists to Nicaragua, Estonia and St Lucia occupy some of Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: 25th November 2017

Nov 25th, 2017 | By

Tax rises (here and in Greece) Christmas markets and the Northern Lights all go to make up some of the smaller news stories of the week.



Saturday snippets: 11th March 2017

Mar 11th, 2017 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

I am back from Berlin. Just. I managed to get out just before the airport security staff strike began. here’s a round-up of some of the week’s happenings



The best of both worlds

Jul 27th, 2016 | By

So all your travelling companions want to do is unfurl in the sun yet, while you’re looking for blazing sunshine, you don’t want to spend all day on the beach. Sound familiar? Please don’t worry. We have some suggestions sure to fulfil every sand and culture nirvana



Saturday snippets: 19th December 2015

Dec 19th, 2015 | By

This week I start this column by blowing Just about Travel’s trumpet. In their German National Travel Writers Awards, the German National Tourist Office has voted us best in the online category for 2015.



Saturday snippets: 25 July 2015

Jul 25th, 2015 | By

Spain has lodged in our pages this week and Adrian adds to it here with two snippets along with news of bamboo scaffolding and the number of stag party goers who end up in gaol.



Where the experts holiday: Jacki Ueng, travel blogger

Jun 27th, 2015 | By

Here Jacki Ueng – a travel blogger who focuses on solo women travelling, backpacking off the beaten path with special interests in developing countries – shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



The heritage of Jerusalem

Jan 26th, 2015 | By
Jerusalem's Wailing Wall

Natasha explores the heritage of Jerusalem, a city that has deep historical ties to Christians, Jews and Muslims.



Memorable mid winter getaways

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By

It’s wet, windy and dark at four o clock so it must be time to head abroad and bask in some winter sun. Just About Travel has the low-down on 10 destinations where sun, sand and sea come as standard



Healthy Israel

Jan 12th, 2015 | By
Mitzpe Hayamim

Natasha Blair discovers some of the lesser-known attractions of the area of Lake Kinneret known as the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest fresh water reservoir.



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.



The year that was

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

It’s been a busy year of travelling and it’s time to take stock. Here Just About Travel contributor and travel enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares five of her favourite 2014 travel destinations



Saturday snippets: 13th December 2014

Dec 13th, 2014 | By

Adrian bemoans the fact that nobody has bought him a holiday as a Christmas present, queries why air fares still have such high fuel surcharges and senses the fight to get us to holiday next summer has already begun.



Saturday snippets: 29th November 2014

Nov 29th, 2014 | By

Bournemouth and Blackpool took some knocks his week, Israel put on display recently found antiquities and where is the tallest Christmas tree in the UK?



Time out in Tel Aviv

Oct 14th, 2014 | By

Kaye Holland takes time out in Tel Aviv aka the Miami of the Med



Saturday snippets: 9th August 2014

Aug 9th, 2014 | By
Llanelli eisteddfod

From the Eisteddfod to the Edinbugh Festivals via Costa Rica, Philadelphia and Lisbon, Adrian looks at the lesser stories of the week.



America aims to ease its visa policies

May 7th, 2014 | By

To meet President Obama’s goal of welcoming 100 million international travellers by 2021, the US is reforming its visa process



Saturday Snippets: 18 January 2014

Jan 18th, 2014 | By

It seems that Anglesey can’t keep out of the news these days. After the three-year stint by Prince William and the publicity that brought to the island, Halon salt has just been granted protected status by the EU and now more cruise passengers are likely to visit. Germans in particular are coming and estimates are that 13,000 passengers will disembark and visit this year. If you happen to live in the area and speak German you could become one of the tour guides. Forty jobs
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Christmas in Israel

Dec 11th, 2013 | By

Tens of thousands of tourists from around the world will be arriving in Israel in the coming weeks to celebrate Christmas in the land where Christmas began.



Imagine Israel

Aug 24th, 2012 | By

Many tourists view Israel with trepidation but Irene is enchanted by this intriguing country



Keep voting, pleads Israel

Nov 7th, 2011 | By

Israel’s minister of tourism, Stas Misezhnikov, used his country’s press conference at WTM as an opportunity to urge attendees to vote for the Dead Sea in the international contest to find the new Seven Wonders of the World.



A taste of Israel

Sep 9th, 2011 | By

Israel is arguably the hottest destination (in every sense) on the travel calendar right now, but if you haven’t got time for a trip to Tel Aviv or a jaunt to Jersulaem, why not discover a taste of Israel at the InterContinetal Hotel in London?



Israel Is On The Up

Nov 10th, 2010 | By

Israel it seems, is having a moment. Despite the current economic climate, Israel’s tourism industry has remained remarkably resilient.



Shine on

Mar 6th, 2010 | By

Sick of the sleet and snow? CD Traveller asked four top travel journalists to share their ‘hot spots’ for 2010. Get ready to top up your tan