Posts Tagged ‘ London ’

We love England

Nov 16th, 2019 | By

Travel guide Lonely Planet has hailed England as the second best country in the world in which to travel. Here’s why…



Tutankhamun exhibition returns to London for the final time

Nov 2nd, 2019 | By

The much anticipated exhibition Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh opens today in the Saatchi Gallery. Presented in London by Viking Cruises, the exhibition will display more than 150 pieces from Tutankhamun’s tomb – with 60 on their first journey outside Egypt – until May 3, 2020. Then the treasures will return to Cairo to be permanently housed with Tutankhamun’s full collection at the Grand Egyptian Museum which is currently under construction.  The legend of Tutankhamun captured imaginations globally when, in 1922 his tomb was unearthed
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Does travel broaden the mind?

Oct 18th, 2019 | By

Saying that 95% do recognise that London is the capital is to put a positive spin on what surely every child should know?



What’s hot: October 2019

Oct 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now These Kiwi boots were made for walking Do you love walking and New Zealand in equal measure? Then get excited for the new Paparoa Track, due to open on December 1 on South Island’s rugged West Coast. Crossing the Paparoa Range, the 35-mile trail takes in rocky landscapes, rainforests and alpine peaks. Newzealand-in-depth.co.uk All aboard for booze London has its first London Bar Bus, courtesy of The Original Tour
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Have you visited London?

Aug 19th, 2019 | By
Tower of London

Leonardo Hotels have undertaken some research that suggests about 6% of Britons – that is over 3.5 million of us – have never visited London.



What’s hot: June 2019

Jun 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Illuminating a thousand years ago

Feb 12th, 2019 | By

It is very unlikely that some of the items on display will be seen in the UK again for decades if not hundreds of years.



Where the experts holiday: Vivian McCarthy, director of Acacia Africa

Dec 28th, 2018 | By

Vivian McCarthy, director of Acacia Africa (adventure tours experts specialising in overland African travel) shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers…



Getting off the touristed path

Dec 14th, 2018 | By

It’s no secret that some of the world’s most amazing destinations are feeling the tourism squeeze. But that’s no reason to stay put: as communities cope with travellers’ all-too-loving embrace, being a good tourist just means getting strategic about where to go and when



How many international visitors do our cities see?

Dec 11th, 2018 | By

The top five cities were Hong Kong, Bangkok, London, Singapore and Macao with Paris coming 6th, Dubai in 7th position, New York in 8th, Kuala Lumpur in 9th and the Chinese city of Shenzen in 10th.



What’s hot: December 2018

Dec 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Ferries on the Thames

Oct 7th, 2018 | By

This year it will carry 4.2 million commuters and tourists and routes include Putney to Canary Wharf, Battersea Power Station to London Bridge and the London Eye to the O2 and on to Woolwich Arsenal.



London Restaurant Festival begins

Sep 30th, 2018 | By

Now in its tenth year, the festival is an opportunity for visitors (and residents) to try out some of the capital’s world-class restaurants.



Learning to love solitude

Sep 28th, 2018 | By

Abigail Butcher shares a memorable experience from the road



Why are Norwich residents the most unadventurous?

Sep 23rd, 2018 | By

I pose the question because research commissioned by On The Go Tours suggests that none of the Norwich respondents having done skydiving, and 70% said they never would.



Where the experts holiday: Amy Everett, travel writer

Aug 30th, 2018 | By

Travel and food writer, Amy Everett, shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Readers



Where the experts holiday: Ruth and Tony Daly, Founders of Ranch Rider

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

Ruth and Tony Daly are passionate riders, the husband and wife team running tour operator Ranch Rider – one of the very few remaining independent specialist horseback holiday companies.  They give their take on their favourite holidays from American ranch stays to Caribbean cruises…



What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

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



What’s hot: June 2018

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

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



What’s hot: May 2017

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

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



20mph in central London. What a joke!

Apr 27th, 2018 | By

It took 37 minutes at ten fifteen in the morning to get from Euston just as far as Aldwych on a number 59 bus. The distance is under two miles.



Little Black Book to London: part two

Apr 17th, 2018 | By

Here’s our guide to the capital’s coolest new spots and events for spring/summer 2018…



Take the fast train to Amsterdam


Apr 3rd, 2018 | By

Eurostar is launching its new route between London and Amsterdam, with direct trains travelling from St. Pancras International in London to Amsterdam Centraal



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



Leave London? Never

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Ex-Londoners complain that life in the capital circa 2018 is getting worse but Kaye Holland is hooked and hopes never to leave



Where the experts holiday: Ruby Lovell, Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist, Ruby Lovell, shares her travel highs and lows



Saturday snippets: 17th February 2018

Feb 17th, 2018 | By

AS Cinese New Year gets away Adrian highlights a few places to see the festivities in the UK and Ireland



Little Black Book to London 2018

Jan 25th, 2018 | By

Londoners don’t know how to stay in – and why should we? In a city where every evening brings another pop up bar or bijoux bakery, there’s simply far too much fun to be wrung out of the city.
Here’s our guide to the capital’s coolest new spots