Posts Tagged ‘ New Zealand ’

Saturday snippets: 6th October 2018

Oct 6th, 2018 | By

New Zealand and Venice both are likely to introduce more rules which might deter tourists visiting whereas Malaysia and Dubai want to attract many more of us.



Saturday snippets: 25th of August 2018

Aug 25th, 2018 | By
Costa Rica

There are a spate of cruise stories this week as most of us settle down to enjoy the last bank holiday until Christmas.



What’s hot: August 2018

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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



Why is New Zealand introducing a tourist tax?

Jun 19th, 2018 | By

Could it be that taxing non-voters is just a trendy and easy thing to do?



Saturday snippets: 16th June 2018

Jun 16th, 2018 | By

Its county show time and with five at the very least happening in the next week or so its time to see how they have altered over the years. And if you visit London, pop to the Brazilian embasssy to see how the country helped the UK in WWII.



Where the experts holiday: Elliott Grant, founder of travel and location app Hoof

Dec 19th, 2017 | By

Here Elliott Grant, creator of Hoof – a new trip curation app that allows users to log their travels and connect with like-minded travellers – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers…



What’s hot: November 2017

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

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



Where the experts holiday: Selina Siak Chin Yoke, novelist

Aug 27th, 2017 | By

Acclaimed Malaysian Chinese novelist, Selina Siak Chin Yoke, whose writing is influenced by her travel research across South East Asia and exploration into her Malaysian heritage – which prompted a change in career and new outlook on life – shares her experiences with Just About Travel readers



Saturday snippets: June 10th 2017

Jun 10th, 2017 | By

Ireland and the USA are seeking more British holidaymakers. Would you consider a summer holiday there?



Where the experts holiday: Matt Earle and Josh Hall, stars of Blade NZ

May 7th, 2017 | By

Pals Josh Hall and Matt Earle recently rollerbladed the length of New Zealand, filming their adventure for a new travel TV series. Here the skating pair share their travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



The art of compromise

Mar 7th, 2017 | By

Most couples know each other pretty well by the time they get married, so are used to making compromises in their daily lives. But travelling together is different. Out of your comfort zones you discover new things about each other. You might share ideals about everyday life but have very different ideas when it comes to adventure. So what do you do?



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 3

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
Macchi Pichu, Peru

We continue with the last of the tips we have received for holidays in 2017



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 2

Dec 30th, 2016 | By
new Orleans

Advice and tips from tour operators on where to holiday in 2017 is compiled from those received before Christmas. Canada, New Orleans, Russia, South Africa and Chile feature across the lists.



Saturday snippets: 19th November 2016

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
overhead view of Thorne Island

A listed fort, toilets, supersonic flights, high-speed rail between Singapore and Malaysia, APD and Christmas Markets are on Adrian’s radar screen this week.



Waterfall season in Okarito

Oct 14th, 2015 | By

In the waterfall season in New Zealnd – Spring – one place to visit should be Okarito.



Saturday snippets: 16th May 2015

May 16th, 2015 | By

Adrian includes a competition, ferry price reductiona and new attractions running over the bank holiday weekend in this week’s round-up.



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.



What’s hot: February 2015

Feb 1st, 2015 | By

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



Saturday snippets: 17th January 2015

Jan 17th, 2015 | By
Floridas Shell Key Beach

It has been a week of anniversary days from Bubble Bath to Menorca but did you know next week was World Travel Week?



I need an armoured car

Dec 9th, 2014 | By
the laughing traveller

This was one of the strange requests mentioned by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Julie Bishop, last week as she tightened up on consular rules for Aussies.



Witness the dawn

Dec 7th, 2014 | By

It’s the simple things: take just an hour to stop and contemplate the incredible beauty of everyday and it’s bound to be a morning to remember



Where the experts holiday: Roland Svensson

Sep 9th, 2014 | By
Svensson in front of The Sarojin

Roland Svensson moved to Bangkok. He has worked in hotels and resorts all over the Far East and is currently the general manager of The Sarojin in Thailand.



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: Philip Young from the Endurance Rally Association

Jun 9th, 2014 | By

Philip Young, chair of the Endurance Rally Association reveals why New Zealand and The Alkham Valley get his vote



New Zealand skiing season to start

Jun 5th, 2014 | By

Avid skiers are already getting withdrawal symptoms now that much of Europe’s skiing finished a month ago. But in other parts of the world they are looking forward to a bright new season just days away. Like New Zealand for example.



Saturday snippets: 31st May 2014

May 31st, 2014 | By
Tvrdava sv. Ivan, Dubrovnik

From bison being re-introduced into Romania and ferry services in Croatia, Adrian’s column this week has an Eastern European flavour as even a lace festival is taking place in Slovenia.



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



Christchurch, the phoenix

Mar 18th, 2014 | By

Like the proverbial phoenix, Christchurch is offering the visitor a bundle of sights to see and attractions to enjoy.