Posts Tagged ‘ South Africa ’

Saturday snippets: 1st of September 2018

Sep 1st, 2018 | By

As summer ends Adrian looks at new campaigns by Singapore, South Africa and Thailand to entice us to visit them for a winter sun break. But first there is the Last Night of the Proms and Proms in the Park



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



Saturday snippets: 14th October 2017

Oct 14th, 2017 | By

More tourists, more spending, smoking bans and new theme park attractions are just some of the things catching Adrian’s attention this week



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.



Where the experts holiday: Selina Siak Chin Yoke, novelist

Aug 27th, 2017 | By

Acclaimed Malaysian Chinese novelist, Selina Siak Chin Yoke, whose writing is influenced by her travel research across South East Asia and exploration into her Malaysian heritage – which prompted a change in career and new outlook on life – shares her experiences with Just About Travel readers



Where the experts holiday: Matt Earle and Josh Hall, stars of Blade NZ

May 7th, 2017 | By

Pals Josh Hall and Matt Earle recently rollerbladed the length of New Zealand, filming their adventure for a new travel TV series. Here the skating pair share their travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



The art of compromise

Mar 7th, 2017 | By

Most couples know each other pretty well by the time they get married, so are used to making compromises in their daily lives. But travelling together is different. Out of your comfort zones you discover new things about each other. You might share ideals about everyday life but have very different ideas when it comes to adventure. So what do you do?



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 3

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
Macchi Pichu, Peru

We continue with the last of the tips we have received for holidays in 2017



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 2

Dec 30th, 2016 | By
new Orleans

Advice and tips from tour operators on where to holiday in 2017 is compiled from those received before Christmas. Canada, New Orleans, Russia, South Africa and Chile feature across the lists.



London is open

Aug 19th, 2016 | By

London is open and it is staying that way, writes Kaye Holland



Where the experts holiday: Brian Luckhurst, founder of the Home Exchange 50plus website

Aug 18th, 2016 | By

Brian Luckhurst, founder of Home Exchange 50plus, talks travel



The best of both worlds

Jul 27th, 2016 | By

So all your travelling companions want to do is unfurl in the sun yet, while you’re looking for blazing sunshine, you don’t want to spend all day on the beach. Sound familiar? Please don’t worry. We have some suggestions sure to fulfil every sand and culture nirvana



What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

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



What’s hot: February 2016

Jan 30th, 2016 | By
Macchi Pichu, Peru

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



Exploring the national parks of the Northern Cape

Jan 9th, 2016 | By

The Northern Cape is a virtually undiscovered area of South Africa, and an ideal destination for anyone looking to get away from it all, and happy with a self-drive holiday.



Wine trails: Franschhoek & Stellenbosch

Nov 3rd, 2015 | By

Wine lovers are spoiled for choice in buzzy Stellenbosch and French-flavoured Franschhoek, with excellent wines and gourmet restaurants.



Win tickets to The Family Travel Show!

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By

Tickets to The Family Travel Show – the UK’s first ever event totally dedicated to family travel adventures – up for grabs



Life’s a beach

Feb 10th, 2015 | By

Winter getting you down? Book a break on one of these beaches and we bet you’ll feel better instantly…



Memorable mid winter getaways

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By

It’s wet, windy and dark at four o clock so it must be time to head abroad and bask in some winter sun. Just About Travel has the low-down on 10 destinations where sun, sand and sea come as standard



Where the experts holiday: Robert Barber, director of Golden Africa and professional guide of Botswana

Dec 29th, 2014 | By

Guide and owner of Golden Africa, Robert Barber, talks travel



Best value destinations 2015

Nov 8th, 2014 | By

Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch 2015’s travel budget until it oozes contentment



What’s hot: April 2014

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This April, all eyes are on London, Los Angeles and Austin…



It has to be South Africa

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By

It was about a week ago that a Post Office survey showed that the South African rand had dropped by 37% against sterling making it a much cheaper holiday destination for us.



Where the experts holiday: Sean Conway, endurance adventurer

Feb 11th, 2014 | By

Sean Conway became the first person to swim the length of Great Britain, from Land’s End to John O’Groats – via Ireland. Conway left west Cornwall on 30 June 2013. 135 days and 900 miles later, the 32 year-old reached the Caithness coast. He talks to Just About Travel about his experiences in South Africa, Spain and his aversion to sunshine



The Algarve or Turkey? Or Bali? Or…

Jan 12th, 2014 | By
Algarve -beach vista

That’s the view from the Post Office’s latest Travel Money Holiday Money Report.



What’s hot: July 2013

Jun 30th, 2013 | By

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



What’s hot: May 2013

May 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller has the low-down on what’s hot in the travel world, right now



Best value winter hotspots for British holidaymakers heading overseas

Dec 14th, 2012 | By

Save as they samba: British Pound 17 per cent stronger vs Brazilian Real compared to 12 months ago; that’s an extra £86.78 in holidaymakers’ pockets for every £500 spent