Posts Tagged ‘ Italy ’

Taking pesto as hand luggage

Jun 25th, 2017 | By
jar of Genovese pesto

Apparently, pesto, can be taken through customs as hand luggage even though it exceeds the 100ml limit set by the EU.



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



Trastevere: a fascinating Roman neighbourhood

Feb 16th, 2017 | By
palazzo and S Maria in Trastevere

Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck visit one of the neighbourhoods of Rome – Trastevere – and find that there is a lot this small part of Rome has to offer.



Where the experts holiday: Ian Wright, television host and comedian

Feb 13th, 2017 | By

Television host and comedian, Ian Wright, talks travel



Saturday snippets: 11th February 2017

Feb 11th, 2017 | By
aerial image of Maldives

No beer or sausages on Friday as the Germans try to persuade Adrian and others to write about Germany. What is the world coming to?



My sunny Sardinian sojourn – part II

Nov 26th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Costa Smeralda

Anna Maria Espsäter continues her exploration of the northeast corner of Sardinia by boat, 4×4 and on foot.



My sunny Sardinian sojourn – part I

Nov 23rd, 2016 | By
plares of cold cuts

Anna Maria Espsäter begins her exploration of the northeast corner of Sardinia by boat, 4×4 and on foot.



For he’s a jolly good thello

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Paul Wojnicki lets the Thello train take the strain and showcases some of the highlights of the route



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: 6th of August 2016

Aug 6th, 2016 | By

What have jousting, the Olympics, Yorkie and VAT in Tanzania in common? All caught Adrian’s eye this week.



Umbria – authentic Italy

Jul 29th, 2016 | By

Umbria is one of the lesser-known regions of Italy. For anyone wanting to immerse themselves into the Italian way of life, its culture, and food then this is an ideal area to visit. Natasha Blair makes a welcome return visit to discover more about the area.



Rolli weekends

Apr 5th, 2016 | By

Rolli weekends are times of the year when palaces in the central heart of the city throw open their doors and let visitors in at no cost so that they can see the full splendour that normally are not available for the public to see.



Giudecca – The SoHo of the Lagoon

Apr 5th, 2016 | By
venice at night

Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck find a peaceful alternative to the hurly-burly of Venice – Giudecca..



Saturday snippets: 19th March 2016

Mar 19th, 2016 | By

As easter approached, Adrian has a rather full column rannging from theme parks to gardens and from the new Glasgow Restaurant Festival to how some destinations just have some kitties to entice us to them.



Facing the Wrath of the Gods on the Alta Via in the Dolomites

Mar 7th, 2016 | By

Completely soaked, I suddenly see the mountain hut in front of me and realise why they’re called Rifugios in Italian. I’ve reached my shelter from the storm.



What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

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



Where the experts holiday: Mirko Lagattolla

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

Mirko Lagattolla – co-founder of GLEAT, a new app that allows Londoners with a passion for cooking to set up a pop-up restaurant in their very own home – talks travel



Padua, more than a simple prayer to St Anthony

Jan 27th, 2016 | By

Although it’s an important pilgrimage destination, Padua is much more. Frderic finds that it is a beautiful historic city.



Christmas markets in Italy

Dec 1st, 2015 | By

Instead of gluhwein and the sausages try Christmas market shopping in Italy where a more Mediterranean fare is on offer.



Where the experts holiday: Jack Archer, co-founder of Ruumi

Nov 11th, 2015 | By

Jack Archer – co-founder of Rumi – a new social platform and service that aims to take the stress out of finding the right place to rent in the capital – talks travel



What’s hot: October 2015

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

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



How to cook the perfect carbonara

Aug 25th, 2015 | By

Discover how to make a classic pasta carbonara



Where the experts holiday: René Zografos, author of Attractive Unattractive Americans

Aug 19th, 2015 | By

Journalist and author, René Zografos, talks travel



An easy guide to a great cannelloni

Aug 9th, 2015 | By

Enjoy a taste of Italy with this delicious cannelloni recipe



Blue Flag beaches in Liguria

Jul 16th, 2015 | By

The Italian Riviera, which is in Liguria in north-west Italy, has the most Blue Flag beaches of any region in Italy for the sixth year in a row.



Chianti and ice-cream

May 20th, 2015 | By

The food and wine festivals in Italy are in full-swing now and run till the end of summer. With a contribution from the Italian tourist office in London, here is a quick rundown of some of them



What’s hot: April 2015

Mar 31st, 2015 | By

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