Posts Tagged ‘ Paris ’

Take the fast train to Amsterdam


Apr 3rd, 2018 | By

Eurostar is launching its new route between London and Amsterdam, with direct trains travelling from St. Pancras International in London to Amsterdam Centraal



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: 27th January 2018

Jan 27th, 2018 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

The weather seems to have influenced Adrian this week. Floods in Paris, avalanches in Japan and Switzerland but, according to Travelzoo, we want to travel more but spend a little less.



Christmas on the Champs-Élysées

Nov 24th, 2017 | By

The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, and the council decided not to allow the Christmas market on the Champs-Élysées this year claiming that it was tacky and overpriced.



Best new openings

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Think you’ve seen it all? Refresh your bucket list with these incredible new openings and experiences coming in 2018



Saturday snippets: September 2nd 2017

Sep 2nd, 2017 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

Ras Al Khaimah and Jamaica are all happy with tourist numbers and so is Florida whilst Thomas Cook has made Tunisia happy.



Saturday snippets: April 15th 2017

Apr 15th, 2017 | By
Windsor Bridge in Gibraltar

This Easter there are many visitor atractions re-opening as well as Tate St Ives, the new Museum of Iron at Ironbridge and Guernsey’s Little Chapel. Whatever you are doing, enjoy yourselves.



Saturday snippets: April 1st 2017

Apr 1st, 2017 | By

Being April Fool’s day, I have resisted the temptation to try and fool you. Instead boring things like VAT, travel insurance fraud and the Battle of (the) Womens Path will have to do.



Atlantic France and beyond

Jan 13th, 2017 | By

Recent atrocities in Nice and Paris have made many anxious about travelling to France in the near future but don’t be deterred from visiting, writes Paul Wojnicki



Paris sees fewer international visitors

Jan 8th, 2017 | By
Louvre

That there appears to have been a rebound in numbers in the last part of the year is encouraging. It seems to show that the minds of holidaymakers are comparatively short and that, once a period of calm occurs, they travel again.



Car stickers for fighting pollution in Paris

Dec 19th, 2016 | By
Eiffel Tower enveloped in smog

All vehicles travelling into Paris will need a sticker as from January 16th 2017. Frederic explains the rules



What’s hot: December 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

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



For he’s a jolly good thello

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Paul Wojnicki lets the Thello train take the strain and showcases some of the highlights of the route



What’s hot: November 2016

Oct 31st, 2016 | By

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



Six of the best races around the world

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By

Inspired by the popularity of the Tough Mudder series? Check out these races around the world, from famous marathons to one-of-a-kind obstacle events



Is terrorism winning?

Aug 24th, 2016 | By
Eiffel Tower

Gradually people will forget and return because what overseas visitor doesn’t want to see Paris at least once? At least the bookings in Parisian hotels next month look better than they have for a while.



From La Bella Vita to the Home Counties… a dog’s tale!

Aug 10th, 2016 | By

Tobia relates his travel plans as he moves back from Milan to the UK. Did I mention Tobia is a dog!



Saturday snippets: 4th of June 2016

Jun 4th, 2016 | By
Louvre

For those who have holidayed in France and Germany in particular this half term you may be aware that flooding that has taken place. For those travelling there this coming week be aware that five major museums in Paris – the Louvre, Musée des Egouts de Paris, Grand Palais, Palais de la Découverte and the Musee d’Orsay are closed due to the need to protect their exhibits. It is unlikely that they will open before the middle of next week. There are also no tour boats
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What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

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



#ParisWeLoveYou

Dec 21st, 2015 | By

“Paris will always be Paris.” A dedicated website – Parisweloveyou.fr – will invite people to share photos that illustrate their own feelings for Paris.



A tourism downturn

Nov 24th, 2015 | By
Grand Place

A week ago, events in Paris altered tourism forecasts for this year and probably next. Bookings at travel agents have declined, there are fewer tourists in Paris and the same applies to Brussels.



Best new openings

Nov 17th, 2015 | By

Be the first kid on your block to see these brand new attractions, all slated to throw open their doors by 2016.



Where the experts holiday: Jack Archer, co-founder of Ruumi

Nov 11th, 2015 | By

Jack Archer – co-founder of Rumi – a new social platform and service that aims to take the stress out of finding the right place to rent in the capital – talks travel



Cty break boom

Oct 12th, 2015 | By
Eiffel Tower

City trips have been one of the boom tourism segments in the last decade according to the travel researcher, IPK International and the German travel trade fair, ITB.



What’s hot: July 2015

Jul 1st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel reveals what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world this month



Where the experts holiday: Jacki Ueng, travel blogger

Jun 27th, 2015 | By

Here Jacki Ueng – a travel blogger who focuses on solo women travelling, backpacking off the beaten path with special interests in developing countries – shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



“Le Marais” – a stroll in an ancient Parisian district.

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By

Annick and Frederic explore Le Marias, the thousand year old district of Paris that once housed kings and aristocrats and today, is trendy once again



What’s hot: April 2015

Mar 31st, 2015 | By

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