Posts Tagged ‘ Mallorca ’

Saturday snippets: 7th of July 2018

Jul 7th, 2018 | By

Yorkshire is a small town north of London. That is one of many things that Adrian learnt this week The phrase was used on a TV show so it must be right!



Saturday snippets: June 23rd 2018

Jun 23rd, 2018 | By

Hot-rods racing on Pendine Sands, Alexa in hotel rooms and the sale of Hastings Pier are some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.



Saturday snippets: 5th May 2018

May 5th, 2018 | By

Star Wars, Kew Gardens and the busiest air route in the world caught Adrian’s attetion this bank holiday weekend along with a cheeky Airbnb offer to manage American government travel accommodation.



Politicians and the “Airbnb model.”

Apr 24th, 2018 | By
poster advertising Mallorca

Palma on the island of Mallorca, and a very popular destination for British holidaymakers, is to ban flat owners from renting their apartments to travellers as from July 1st,



Saturday snippets: 31st March 2018

Mar 31st, 2018 | By

An enquiry into motorway service area fuel prices, losing passports and increased visitor numbers to Paris and Greece make Adrian’s notes this week.



Saturday snippets: 2nd December 2017

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By

Gingerbread in Tallinn, walking below tigers in Chessington and playing Pokémon GO in Japan are a few of the items that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



Anti-tourist feeling in Spain

Aug 8th, 2017 | By
Barcelona

It would seem that tourists in certain destinations will have to put up with this annoyance which isn’t anti-British just anti-tourist.



Saturday snippets: July 29th 2017

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

With the summer holidays underway, Adian looks at where we are going, some of the problems and ends with Jet 2, the only travel company in the top 50 for customer satisfaction according to the ICS.



Saturday snippets: July 22nd 2017

Jul 22nd, 2017 | By

As new security measures are introduced on flights to the US, Adrian also looks forward to the end of credit card charges whilst wondering if airfares and holidays will increase in price next year.



Saturday snippets: June 17th 2017

Jun 17th, 2017 | By

In the week that roaming charges ended in EU countries, Adrian also wonders if APD in Northern Ireland might end soon.



Saturday snippets: June 3rd 2017

Jun 3rd, 2017 | By
Big Bling sculpture

Britons seem to be holidaying further afield. Peru, Costa Rica and Nicaragua all saw more British visitors. And in a week where airline customer service has been to the fore, Adrian has some stories about our rights.



Saturday snippets: May 27th 2017

May 27th, 2017 | By

On the bank holiday weekend, there are thousands of events on including the Great Manchester Run which will have a poignant feel to it this year.



Banning British holidaymakers

May 2nd, 2017 | By
poster advertising Mallorca

In order to stop this fraud, the penalties need to be something that will hit perpetrators where it hurts and that might be in their ability to travel.



Better in winter

Nov 23rd, 2016 | By

The Balearics – Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera – have launched a new publicity campaign called “Better in Winter” to encourage us to think of the islands not only as a winter holiday destination but an all-round destination for any time of the year.



Saturday snippets: 16th January 2016

Jan 16th, 2016 | By

Glass cars, selfies in Mumbai and why Bournemouth has something in common with Abu Dhabi are items that Adrian has spotted this week.



Fine dining in Majorca

Jan 1st, 2016 | By

Majorca or Mallorca now has restaurants with seven Michelin stars amongst them so after a hard day topping up the tan the lure of a very fine meal might be what attracts you.



The cuisine of the Balearic Islands

Nov 9th, 2015 | By

The Balearics are not just a place for year-round sunshine and beaches. Their cuisine is increasingly attracting us as well.