Posts Tagged ‘ Manchester ’

UK and Irish Christmas markets

Nov 17th, 2017 | By

This year we have made a list of just over 100 of the markets to help you locate the nearest to you. You will find them by clicking here,



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.



Saturday snippets: July 8th 2017

Jul 8th, 2017 | By

Snowball fights, canoeing in tunnels, a stuffed baby elephant and five copies of Stephen Fry’s autobiography attract Adrian’s attention this week.



In support of Manchester

May 23rd, 2017 | By

Today, Cory Jobe – the Director of the Illinois Office of Tourism – sent out his weekly tourism newsletter. He began, not by noting something about Chicago or Illinois, but by reference to the cowardly attack on children, teenagers and their parents at the Manchester Arena yesterday evening.



What’s hot: April 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

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



Saturday snippets: 12th November 2016

Nov 12th, 2016 | By
Blenheim Palce - illuminating the formal gardens at Christmas

The opening of the skiing season is early in Alpe d’Huez, light shows are becoming increasingly popular and soon there will be direct flights to the city of the Terracotta Army.



Fall in love with Lisbon

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Everyone loves a long weekend away and Lisbon – with its heady mix of cultural offerings, culinary feasts and lively nightlife -stands out as special says Kaye Holland




The worst football fans

Aug 29th, 2016 | By

The low-down on five football fans to avoid



The trip every true football fan must take



May 26th, 2016 | By

Make a pilgrimage to Wembley – the beautiful game’s spiritual home – says Kaye Holland



Customer service declines?

Apr 6th, 2016 | By

Liverpool achieved the highest rankings with a calculated score of 8.38 points. I mention the precise score because the second placed city was Cardiff at 8.37 which is a sliver of a whisker behind.



How I learnt to hate trains

Nov 22nd, 2015 | By

I have just had two days of hell and all due to the weather , imbeciles, trains and those that organise our travelling life.



Win tickets to The CRUISE Show – Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow

Jun 1st, 2015 | By

Discover a whole world of voyages at one of The CRUISE Shows this autumn…



Saturday Snippets: 4th April 2015

Apr 4th, 2015 | By

Reminding us that APD has been reduced from April 1st, Adrian looks at where we have visited in greater numbers and condems the fact that train disruption hits day-trippers and holidaymakers at one of the busiest holiday periods of the year.



Win tickets to the 2014 autumn CRUISE shows

Jul 8th, 2014 | By

The CRUISE Show visits Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow this autumn – and we have 10 pairs of tickets up for grabs!



Win tickets to the CRUISE show!

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

Win tickets to the CRUISE Show!



What’s hot: May 2013

May 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller has the low-down on what’s hot in the travel world, right now



Sharing Heritage – new money to uncover the rich stories of our past

Feb 24th, 2013 | By

Sharing Heritage is a new funding programme to help people across the UK explore, conserve and share all aspects of the history and character of their local area



England’s engineering feats

Jan 9th, 2013 | By

Today the London Underground, the world’s first subterranean rail network, celebrates its 150th birthday



England’s underground treasures

Dec 15th, 2012 | By

As London prepares to celebrate 100 years of The Tube, the national tourist board looks at other underground experiences not to be missed



What’s hot: December 2012

Dec 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Skegness is making waves, but could the era of the stay-cation be over?



Get in the Twixtmas spirit

Nov 29th, 2012 | By

Twixtmas is the perfect time to relax after a busy Christmas and recharge your batteries before the New Year celebrations begin. Here, VisitEngland selects some of the best Twixtmas ideas that will keep your festive spirit going well into January



England’s star is set to rise in 2013

Nov 20th, 2012 | By

The Kent Marshes and a Berkshire stately home star alongside Helena Bonham Carter in Great Expectations, due for release on 30 November 2012. This is just one of a series of star turns for England



Travelodge’s most bizarre requests

Oct 14th, 2012 | By

Budget hotel chain, Travelodge, has revealed the most peculiar and bizarre requests that guests have asked in its 523 hotels during the last 12 months



36 per cent of cheaters choose Holiday Inn for affair romps

Aug 25th, 2012 | By

23 per cent of housewives check-in for trysts for less than two hours



London’s calling

Jun 11th, 2012 | By

I am going to come out and say it: London is the coolest capital in the world!



Fabulous fashion destinations

Jun 9th, 2012 | By

Fashion guru, Caryn Franklin and LateRooms.com have joined forces to showcase some of the most stylish places to visit for fashion fans. Together, they’ve chosen a mix of established fashion destinations as well as some whose style status may come as more of a surprise….



Luxor on a budget

May 16th, 2012 | By

The political tremors of 2011 didn’t do much to help Egypt’s reputation as a holiday destination. However political tensions aside, Angela Torpey finds there’s lots to love about Luxor – the site of ancient Thebes. Read Angela’s article on Luxor on a budget, here



easyJet and the small print

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By

We are used to having to look at the small print in airline adverts and e-mails but an e-mail from easyJet caught my eye this morning. This was an offer for a flight to Belfast. The price was £26.49. Actually from £26.49 so you automatically think that there is a catch somewhere like its only applicable if there is an “x” in the month or there are just two seats at this rate.