Posts Tagged ‘ Japan ’

Where the experts holiday: Cato Hoeben – aka the lifestyle entrepreneur

Nov 24th, 2015 | By

Cato Hoeben – who quit the 9-5 treadmill to work remotely – reveals how life as a lifestyle entrepreneur allows him to travel the world



What’s hot: October 2015

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

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



Christmas shopping in Kyoto

Sep 16th, 2015 | By

Kyoto has many attractions for the visitor but up until now, I hadn’t thought of it as a shopping venue and certainly not as a 12-13 hour flight away retail attraction.



The Gion Matsuri Festival

Jun 17th, 2015 | By

For many people, July in the Japanese city of Kyoto means only one thing – the Gion Matsuri Festival.



Saturday snippets: 13th June 2015

Jun 13th, 2015 | By

Adrian shakes the dust off his bicycle at the start of National Bike Week but the biggest celebrations will be for Magna Carta.



Wish you were here?

Jul 24th, 2014 | By

A great globe trotting itinerary takes a certain kind of planning to ensure the best route – and price. Check out these tips for a top journey



Where the experts holiday: Stéphanie Kuypers, tour guide at Talk of The Town London

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By

Stéphanie Kuypers of Talk of the Town London – a dynamic tour company whose entertaining and informative guides bring London to life – talks travel



Where the experts holiday: Neil Henderson, Flying Kiwi

May 22nd, 2014 | By

Neil Henderson of top rated adventure tour company, Flying Kiwi, on travelling with children, Tonga and why he loves the land of the long white cloud



Where the experts’ holiday: Josie Drew, author of cycling adventure books from around the world

Mar 23rd, 2014 | By

Long distance cyclist, Josie Drew, talks travel



Where the experts holiday: adventurer and author, Andy Torbet

Jan 25th, 2014 | By

The TV presenter, author and all round adventurer talks travel



The Algarve or Turkey? Or Bali? Or…

Jan 12th, 2014 | By
Algarve -beach vista

That’s the view from the Post Office’s latest Travel Money Holiday Money Report.



Changing leaf colour in Kayosan

Dec 15th, 2013 | By

Last month, Aidan and Jen were in Japan. It coincided with some spectacular colour changes in the leaves which they prhotographed in Kayosan.



What’s hot: October 2013

Oct 1st, 2013 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Southend and Spain are both in the spotlight, if for different reasons



Spring in Kyoto

Jun 14th, 2013 | By

For centuries cherry blossom time has been celebrated in Japan, so it was with excitement that I found myself bound for Kyoto, cultural centre of Japan. It is great gardens for which Kyoto is famous and the first anyone wants to see the Zen dry garden Ryoan-ji.



Letter from France: February 2013

Feb 26th, 2013 | By

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned traveller, France will steal your heart. Each month, Frederic – our French correspondent – gives us the low-down on what to see and do across the channel



Kyoto culture in the spring

Jan 29th, 2013 | By

Many people consider that spring is the best time to visit Japan. Why? Because of the cherry blossom



Letter from France: January 2013

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned traveller, France will steal your heart. Each month, Frederic – our French correspondent – gives us the low-down on what to see and do across the channel



Where the experts holiday: Jose Pizarro

Jan 11th, 2013 | By

World renowned chef, Jose Pizarro – aka the ‘godfather of Spanish cuisine’ – talks travel



Secrets of southern Sardinia

Dec 3rd, 2012 | By

The Italian island of Sardinia is undoubtedly one of the Mediterranean’s most desirable holiday destinations with a number of established resorts along the Costa Smeralda in the north. On a recent trip Robin Nowacki explored the lesser known south of Sardinia



Walking for Japan

Mar 7th, 2012 | By

This Sunday, March 11 sees the anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami and accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. Just one year ago at about breakfast time the news came through of the catastrophe. And a year on, Japan is using the opportunity to thank individuals and the 163 countries that helped out during the emergency.



Best value destinations for 2012

Nov 18th, 2011 | By

If past years (or recessions) have sucked up your travel budget, plan smart and get more bang for your buck in 2012



Winter wonders

Nov 9th, 2011 | By

Looking for an unforgettable winter holiday experience? Ski Solutions, the longest established specialist ski tour operator and travel agency in the UK, shares 10 of the best ways to to experience the mountains with CD-Traveller readers



What’s hot: November 2011

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s good news for Greenwich and Glasgow but Gulf Air may want to rethink their plans to introduce in-flight phone and internet access



Travelling is risky business

Oct 23rd, 2011 | By

So Colonel Gaddafi has gone but, despite the death of the desperate despot, the future isn’t especially rosy for Libya. Gaddafi might have gone to his grave but the nation faces a tough battle to win back holidaymakers – like much of the Middle East



What’s hot: August 2011

Aug 1st, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Machu Picchu and Mr&Mrs Smith are generating a buzz for all the right reasons but the same can’t be said of school holidays and the dismal Euro exchange rate



A 100 day Holiday in Japan

Jul 12th, 2011 | By

UPDATE: 1st August 2011. The competition is now closed. Eric tells me that they have had about 1,850 applications from more than 76 countries. Right now the team are sifting through them. More later.



Beijing’s gourmet ambitions

May 28th, 2011 | By

With the recent arrival of Nobu Beijing, China’s capital is fast becoming a discerning foodie’s paradise. CD Traveller speaks to four of Beijing’s best chefs about the rise of fine dining in Beijing



What’s hot: April

Apr 1st, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Hong Kong hits new heights with the opening of the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong while London looks to welcome an influx of passengers ahead of the Royal Wedding on April 29