Posts Tagged ‘ Rome ’

What’s hot: September 2018

Aug 31st, 2018 | By

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



Solving tourism pollution.

Jul 18th, 2018 | By

The suggestion by ne expert that all those involved should get together to resolve the problem in a particular destination seems “pie-in-the-sky” given the number of competing claims.



10 ways to fall in love with Rome

Jun 21st, 2018 | By

A heady mix of haunting ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life, Italy’s hot-blooded capital is one of the world’s most inspiring and romantic cities. While the big-ticket monuments certainly leave their mark, you might just find yourself falling for the city’s smaller-scale charms down cobbled lanes and around hidden corners



Football: Italy’s other religion

Jun 17th, 2018 | By

Calcio (football) reigns supreme in Italian sport. There are no other contenders. Indeed, some people have suggested that Italians engage in two impassioned acts of worship on Sundays: the first at the chiesa (church), and the second at the San Siro, Allianz or Stadio Olimpico, the revered temples of AC Milan, Juventus and AS Roma



Saturday snippets: 12th May 2018

May 12th, 2018 | By

It seems that many popular destinations are fighting back against tourism obesity – an over supply of tourists. Valencia, Madrid, Brussels, Rome are joining Venice, Palma de Mallorca, Florence and Barcelona to name just a few in trying to restrict tourist movements,



Where the experts holiday: Kirsty Marrins, travel blogger

Mar 19th, 2018 | By

Travel, food and lifestyle blogger, Kirsty Marrins, shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



Are bed taxes fair and just?

Jan 14th, 2018 | By

Before any city seriously considers an accommodation tax, the fairness of it and the effect on both tourism and locals needs to be assessed.



Underselling Rome

Dec 4th, 2017 | By

The average length that a visitor stays in Rome is 2.2 days according to the newly constituted tourism authority for Rome which, they say, is an insult and I am inclined to agree.



Saturday snippets: 7th October 2017

Oct 7th, 2017 | By

If you had a fear of flying would a Navigator Buddy help to soothe you? Just one thought that Adrian has this week as the winner of the Family Friendly Museum award is announced.



Trastevere: a fascinating Roman neighbourhood

Feb 16th, 2017 | By
palazzo and S Maria in Trastevere

Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck visit one of the neighbourhoods of Rome – Trastevere – and find that there is a lot this small part of Rome has to offer.



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



Where the experts holiday: Mirko Lagattolla

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

Mirko Lagattolla – co-founder of GLEAT, a new app that allows Londoners with a passion for cooking to set up a pop-up restaurant in their very own home – talks travel



How to cook the perfect carbonara

Aug 25th, 2015 | By

Discover how to make a classic pasta carbonara



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



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



Italian art exhibitions 2015

Feb 5th, 2015 | By

With the assistance – as usual – of the Italian National Tourist Board, we list here the main art exhibitions that will be showing in Italy this year.



Dressing to the nines in New Orleans

Nov 6th, 2014 | By

New Orleanians like to dress up



Holidaying in Rome

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By
rome a city break destination

The threats to our wallets whilst holidaying or travelling come in many forms including pickpockets and fraudsters. These are mostly small time but government pickpocketing is the largest threat and the one we can do nothing about.



What’s hot: June 2014

May 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world. This month it’s good news for the capital and, umm, canines..



Easter in Italy

Apr 9th, 2014 | By

Like Spain and their Easter celebrations, Italy melds religious traditions and celebrations but with culinary delights as well.



All eyes on Turin

Feb 26th, 2014 | By

From coffee and chocolate to first class museums and world famous football teams, Turin has it all – and a lot more besides says Kaye Holland



The taste of America: part two

Nov 29th, 2013 | By

What does America taste like? Ahead of the classic American holidays of Halloween and Thanksgiving, award winning American food writer Coleman Andrews celebrates the most exceptional and delicious food products from across the United States with CD-Traveller readers



What’s hot: June 2013

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



New Year travel trends from ThomasCook.com

Jan 6th, 2013 | By

4.5 million holiday searches since Christmas Day



Big Apple beckons Brits away from event filled summer

May 31st, 2012 | By

New York is the most searched for holiday destination by Brits looking to get away during the Diamond Jubilee long weekend and the three weeks of summer sports according to travel search site, Kayak



10 of the best: European city breaks for history lovers

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By

History travel website, Historvius, picks ten of the best destinations for European city breaks bursting with history, perfect for everyone from the casual sightseer to diehard history buffs



Favourite film locations

Oct 9th, 2011 | By

I happened to see the Sarah Jessica Parker film, I Don’t Know How She Does It, last night. The film, based on Alison Pearson’s best selling novel, was shot in Boston and had the effect of making me want to book a break in Boston.



Rome, Florence and now Venice

Jun 10th, 2011 | By

Like London buses, when one comes along, it is accompanied by another. So Venice, on Wednesday this week, decided to introduce an accommodation tax just like Florence.