Posts Tagged ‘ Newcastle ’

Saturday snippets: 27th of August 2016

Aug 27th, 2016 | By

As the fun in Edinburgh ends, Adrian looks at the Dublin festivities next month as well as those on Sark and how the BBC reported driver-less taxis in Singapore.



Eating at the laundry

Jan 27th, 2015 | By
A horse at the Herb Garden

With twenty six washing machine drums stacked in a pyramid and a wooden horse on roller skates dressed in leg warmers is it any wonder that The Herb Garden Pizza Kitchen in Newcastle is a bit of a tourist lure?



Where the experts travel: Gwen Keating

Jan 24th, 2015 | By

Gwen Keating – a confirmed Novocastrian and a green badge guide explains how she plans her travel and where she likes to go.



What’s hot: September 2014

Aug 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s all about holidaying with his Royal Highness, Prince Harry, and hanging out in the Peninsula Paris – Paris’ new super-hotel



Pubs, puffins and punting all make VisitEngland’s bucketlist!

Apr 23rd, 2013 | By

The world’s largest greenhouses and its best mountain biking routes, a first edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets and Europe’s first international dark sky reserve all help make up VisitEngland’s ‘101 things to do before you go abroad’, revealed today to mark St George’s Day



View from the top: England’s tallest attractions

Jan 31st, 2013 | By

Today sees a new icon on the London skyline, open its doors to the public for the first time. The View from the Shard – the visitor attraction at the tallest building in western Europe – will offer visitors a whole new perspective on the capital



Cheap isn’t always best

Dec 2nd, 2012 | By

A new poll by YouGov reveals that, despite 2012 being a year like no other, 52 per cent of Londoners would rather live in another part of Britain



England’s super sized art

Sep 8th, 2012 | By

The trend for creating highly visible works of art looks set to continue with today’s public opening of Northumberlandia, ‘Goddess of the North’ – the latest of a number of big and bold public works dotted across the English landscape



Empty nest

Sep 6th, 2012 | By

Freshers’ week sparks increase in short-breaks and hotel bookings, as Mum and Dad celebrate their first week of freedom



Is London a rip off for tourists?

Mar 18th, 2011 | By

With London set to play host to an influx of visitors next month for the Royal Wedding, CD Traveller investigates whether the capital is a rip off for tourists



The Terminal: part 2

Feb 15th, 2011 | By

Escaping to sunnier shores with the kids this half term but wondering which airport to fly out from? Make up your mind with our handy guide



The Best Tourist Information Office in England?

Feb 7th, 2011 | By

From the image you may not be able to guess where it is. The picture is taken from the entrance from the Grand Arcade, that ornate Victorian splendour running off Grainger Street in Newcastle.
So why do I nominate Newcastle as having the best tourist information office in England? Well to be fair I haven’t visited all the tourist offices in the country.



Britain is Alive with Pride

Feb 21st, 2010 | By

The phrase above is the slogan that Visit Britain us using as part of its advertising campaign to encourage Americans to come and see us. The slogan thought up by Californian, Jay Masunaga, in a competition designed to publicise Britain as a holiday destination for the gay community.
To complement the promotion, Visit Britain has also come up with categories of people to whom Britain would appeal. These are Foodies, Night Owls, Event-Goers, Culturati, Chillers and Fashionistas. You can guess what most of these are but how about Chillers