Posts Tagged ‘ Los Angeles ’

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



Best new openings

Dec 7th, 2018 | By
image of the statue of liberty

Just because you’re a seasoned traveller doesn’t mean you have any reason to get jaded in 2019. There are plenty of exciting new openings coming next year to inspire you to plan your next trip…



Saturday snippets: 13th January 2018

Jan 13th, 2018 | By

Adrian celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first Buster Keaton film as well as record breaking passenger numbers at Heathrow, Cornwall Airport Newquay and Keflavik in Iceland



Harry, Meghan and British tourism

Nov 29th, 2017 | By

Hardly had the announcement been that Prince Harry was going to marry Meghan Markle than the tourism industry went into overdrive.



Saturday snippets: April 29th 2017

Apr 29th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

A museum of ice-cream, another about Dr Seuss, Bexit, being a gin ambassador and new flights to Russia attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Beverley Garland Day

Jan 15th, 2017 | By
LA decides to hold a Beverley Garland Day

British destinations should copy that ingenuity that Americans bring to the tourist industry.



Saturday snippets: 14th January 2017

Jan 14th, 2017 | By
skiing

Stonehenge, Club 55, Star Wars and medical assistance abroad compete with children’s attitudes to holidays in Adrian’s column this week. And there is the almost obligatory Southern rail story.



Where the experts holiday: Jax Tranchida, TV travel host

May 30th, 2016 | By

Food nerd, roaming gnome and host of The Grill Iron on Cooking Channel, Jax Tranchida, talks travel



Culinary Planet – Los Angeles

Feb 8th, 2016 | By

Excellent food and retro trends are emerging from quite unlikely places in Los Angeles. Food trucks and ‘ma and pa’ eateries are taking the place by storm.



Star spotting in LA

Nov 15th, 2015 | By

No trip to the City of Angels is complete if you don’t spot at least one celeb. Kaye Holland reveals how you can up the odds…



Following in the footsteps of Bruno Mars

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By

Kaye Holland goes in search of the Hawaiian singing sensation and rumoured (repeat) Super Bowl 2016 half time headliner…



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



Notes from a traveller: part eight (continued)

Jun 12th, 2015 | By

Kaye’s itchy feet have taken her to LA. Read the latest instalment of her ‘Notes from a traveller series’, only on Just About Travel



Notes from a traveller: part eight

Jun 9th, 2015 | By

Kaye’s itchy feet have taken her to LA. Read the latest instalment of her ‘Notes from a traveller series’, only on Just About Travel



Notes from a traveller: part seven (continued)

May 27th, 2015 | By

Kaye’s itchy feet have taken her to Colombia. Read the latest instalment of her ‘Notes from a traveller series’, only on Just About Travel



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.



Saturday snippets: 23rd August 2014

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By
Cardiff Festival in the bay

Adrian looks at the various festivals and offers around, is surprised by how much money is donated to charities when we return from holidays and considers rail fares in both the UK and LA.



Dazzling Dallas

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By

The de facto capital of North Texas is a city worth stopping in rather than just using as a landing base. Kaye Holland discovers the real deal Dallas: designer shopping, top notch dining and chic bars



Saturday snippets: 28th June 2014

Jun 28th, 2014 | By
Antiguan beach

For some reason – maybe to forget the rain of yesterday and today – Adrian seems to have concentrated on warm places with spectacular beaches like Antigua, the British Virgin Islands and the Isle of Wight!



US bargains in October

Oct 1st, 2013 | By

A number of readers will have decided to go to USA for half term break. The two most popular states are California and Florida probably due to the connections these have with Disney. This year, there will be some bargains once you get there.



Car free LA

Jul 8th, 2013 | By

The car is no longer king in LA. With over 120 miles of new bike ways created within the city of Los Angeles in the last two years, increased Metro transit options and the expanded frequency and reach of CicLAvia—the nation’s largest open streets event—the city is putting the brakes on its car-centric roots



Leaving Los Angeles

Jul 2nd, 2013 | By

It’s detractors may say that a pot of yoghurt has more culture than LA, but its legions of fans beg to differ



What’s hot: June 2013

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Air New Zealand launches lovebirds into the air with UK’s first airport dating show

Feb 14th, 2013 | By

Air New Zealand has got that loving feeling for Valentine’s Day with the UK’s first ever live dating show to be held at London Heathrow today



Air New Zealand unveils stunning 777-300 aircraft inspired by The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Nov 27th, 2012 | By

Air New Zealand, the official airline of Middle-earth, has unveiled its stunning 777-300 aircraft which is set to become a flying billboard for the soon-to-be-released movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey



Perfect Pasadena

Nov 15th, 2012 | By

From its architecture to its attitude, Pasadena – a genteel LA suburb – comes up smelling of roses says Kaye Holland



San Pedro celebrates opening of USS Iowa

Jul 7th, 2012 | By

San Pedro celebrates opening of USS Iowa



California Dreamin’

Jul 5th, 2012 | By

Want to blast away the blues? Go west to the Golden State, writes Kaye Holland