Posts Tagged ‘ Oakland ’

Saturday snippets: August 12th 2017

Aug 12th, 2017 | By
PortAventura aquatic park

The wet weather has caused a last minute rush for holidays abroad and we say goodbye to Klaus Lohmann as he returns to Germany and Dennis Cleveland-Peck who sadly died recently.



Saturday snippets: 28th January 2017

Jan 28th, 2017 | By

In Dublin for Holiday World, Adrian reflects on the differences in consumer travel shows on both sides of the Irish Sea and awaits the arrival of a gorilla in Trafalgar Square.



Saturday snippets: 5th November 2016

Nov 5th, 2016 | By
dragon head

Never underestimate a dragon. It has been responsible for attracting visitors to heritage sites in Wales just as Taylor Swift has attracted people to New York. They are just two items that Adrian includes in his Saturday column this week.



Oakland is on the up

May 15th, 2012 | By

The writer and poet Gertrude Stein, who was born in Oakland, once remarked about her California birthplace: “Oakland? There’s no there, there.” Fast forward to today and few would agree with Gertrude