Posts Tagged ‘ Portugal ’

Portugal misses out

Jul 5th, 2020 | By

Just what does Portugal have to do to get British politicians and medics to say we can holiday there?



It’s the list we’ve been waiting for

Jul 4th, 2020 | By

Travellers, holidaymakers and I will be scratching our heads as to why some are on the list and some are not



Tit-for-tat quarantines

May 26th, 2020 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

After the UK announced that they would impose a 14-day quarantine period on people entering the countries, France and Greece have announced similar restrictions.



“Clean & Safe” Portugal

May 18th, 2020 | By

Portugal is one of many countries considering what reassurance it could offer potential holidaymakers. It has come up with a scheme called “Clean & Safe.”



Basic Funchal

Feb 10th, 2020 | By

Unless you want a beach destination, Funchal is an ideal place to holiday in Madeira for the first time.



Portugal makes it easier for Brits after Brexit

Feb 5th, 2020 | By

If no-deal is concluded between the EU and the UK by the end of the year, the Portuguese have confirmed that it will have contingency measures for UK visitors to access healthcare.



Portugal welcomes Britons

Apr 8th, 2019 | By

Portugal has a website reminding Britons that there will be a welcome for them in Portugal entitled Brelcome.



Holidaying abroad but spending less

Oct 10th, 2018 | By

The report tells us that Spain and Portugal remained popular which will surprise absolutely no-one. But holidays in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria became much more popular.



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



What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

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



A tour of some of the world’s most amazing architecture

Apr 25th, 2018 | By

Here’s a few of our favourite brilliant buildings from around the world…



What’s hot: March 2018

Mar 1st, 2018 | By

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



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.



Golfing in Lisbon

Sep 19th, 2017 | By
a view over the lake at Quinta da Marinha

In conjunction with Turismo de Lisboa, here are five golf courses near Lisbon you might consider for a short-break.



The river beach at Alcoutim

Sep 1st, 2017 | By
Praia Fluvial de Pego Fundo

Some children will feel safer than being encouraged at a river beach than wanting to venture into the surf at an ocean beach.



A free stopover in Portugal

Aug 29th, 2017 | By

If you are flying from the UK or Ireland then you may have a 24, 48 or 72 stopover either in Porto or Lisbon as you fly elsewhere on TAP.



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.



A beach stroll in Albufeira

Jul 27th, 2017 | By

Albufeira is one of the most popular destinations in the Algarve for British holidaymakers.



Lisbon’s stunning street art

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Discover some of Lisbon’s best street art



Top honeymoon islands

Mar 20th, 2017 | By

Getting hitched is the most socially accepted reason on the planer to ditch work and undertake your longest, most splurge-iest trip ever. Here’s 10 island ideas to help get you started



The year that was

Dec 31st, 2016 | By

It’s been a busy year and it’s time to take stock. Here travel writer and enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares her 2016 holiday highlights



Saturday snippets: 26th November 2016

Nov 26th, 2016 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Prince, viagra and bulldozing BA’s HQ compete for Adrian’s attention this week as one of the largest tour operators moves into short-breaks. Are staycations on the increase next year? Cosmos seems to betting that they are.



Fall in love with Lisbon

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Everyone loves a long weekend away and Lisbon – with its heady mix of cultural offerings, culinary feasts and lively nightlife -stands out as special says Kaye Holland




More Porto than Port

Oct 27th, 2016 | By
The Castelo de Guimaraes

Natasha Blair visits Northern Portugal, known primarily for its production of port, to discover what else the area has to offer.



Saturday snippets: 1st October 2016

Oct 1st, 2016 | By
roller coaster at Blackpool

A new roller-coaster for Blackpool, building changes at Dublin Airport and the beginning of the Autumn foliage display join together in Adrian’s thoughts as National Champagne Week begins.



Where the experts holiday: Tom Hall of Lonely Planet

Aug 30th, 2016 | By

Tom Hall, editorial director at Lonely Planet – the world’s largest travel guide book publisher – on Italy, Iran and why the Western Isles of Scotland should feature on any travel itinerary



The costs of car hire on holiday this summer

Jul 24th, 2016 | By

The study looked at fifteen different countries, (Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, UK, and the USA). Five rental companies’ costs were compared, Sixt, Hertz, Avis, Budget and Europcar.



Favourite spots in Salta

Feb 21st, 2016 | By

A trip to colonial Salta, in the indigenous north of Argentina, is fully warranted in its own right says Kaye Holland