Posts Tagged ‘ Italy ’

Saturday snippets: 14th April 2018

Apr 14th, 2018 | By

With so many destinations recording increased British visitor numbers, tenerife is trying to attract even more of us with its medical tourism promotion!



Where the experts holiday: Kirsty Marrins, travel blogger

Mar 19th, 2018 | By

Travel, food and lifestyle blogger, Kirsty Marrins, shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



Saturday snippets: 20th January 2018

Jan 20th, 2018 | By
carnival in venice

The Venice Carnival and the Bayeux Tapestry are two of the news stories of the week that attracted Adrian’s attention.



Destination Florence

Dec 11th, 2017 | By

The Italian city of Florence wants to solve some of its overcrowding problems at tourist attractions. can its new plan achieve this?



Underselling Rome

Dec 4th, 2017 | By

The average length that a visitor stays in Rome is 2.2 days according to the newly constituted tourism authority for Rome which, they say, is an insult and I am inclined to agree.



Saturday snippets: 18th November 2017

Nov 18th, 2017 | By

A swathe of figures show that British visitor numbers to the Sychelles, Dominican Republic and Cyprus show that we are not cutting back yet. So campaigns by Italy, Ras al Khaimah and Chicago will be pleased that we might consider them for holidays as well.



Saturday snippets: 7th October 2017

Oct 7th, 2017 | By

If you had a fear of flying would a Navigator Buddy help to soothe you? Just one thought that Adrian has this week as the winner of the Family Friendly Museum award is announced.



New Italy

Sep 15th, 2017 | By

The story is what attracts tourists and, not just those of Italian origin, to pull over and learn of this sad but, ultimately, lucky story.



Saturday snippets: September 2nd 2017

Sep 2nd, 2017 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

Ras Al Khaimah and Jamaica are all happy with tourist numbers and so is Florida whilst Thomas Cook has made Tunisia happy.



Saturday snippets: August26th 2017

Aug 26th, 2017 | By

Chianti and volcanoes and are two of the things that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



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