Posts Tagged ‘ Pompeii ’

Time to re-visit Pompeii

Feb 20th, 2020 | By
modern visitors to Pompeii

After 45 years, it is time for me to go back and see the transformation that has taken place.

Just the package

Oct 25th, 2015 | By

Operators have a growing range of packages geared to families; from the most adventurous tour to relaxing holiday clubs. Letting someone else do the legwork for you will ensure your holiday is worry-free – as long as you make the right choice.

Saturday snippets: 18th July 2015

Jul 18th, 2015 | By
modern visitors to Pompeii

A Light show, dinosaurs, a dam and Porsche off-road driving are just a few of the things that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.

Trekking up Vesuvius

Dec 3rd, 2014 | By
Pompeii pillars

Reza visits Pompei and Mount Vesuvius in Italy and imagines the dreadful scene at the time of the famed eruption.

Pompeii suffers again

Mar 6th, 2014 | By
cartoon of angry suitcase

How many natural disasters will it take for some reasonable care and maintenance is given to Pompeii?

I first went to Pompeii, forty years ago this June.

Letter from France: February 2012

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned traveller, France will steal your heart. Each month, Frederic – our French correspondent – gives us the low-down on what to see and do across the channel

Remembering Pompeii

Oct 24th, 2011 | By

You probably remember from lessons at school, Lord Lytton’s novel “The Last Days of Pompeii”or even the Frankie Howerd film, “Up Pompeii” the story of the city that was mostly covered in volcanic ash. Now the site is one of the great tourist “must-do’s.” But the way things are going it might be a “must don’t.”