Posts Tagged ‘ switzerland ’

Saturday snippets: 17th November 2018

Nov 17th, 2018 | By
hump back whale

Adrian sums up some other stories from the World Travel Market, is surprised how quick it is to go through formalities at Cardiff Airport and looks at developments in the Dominican Republic and Switzerland



Taste my Swiss City

May 21st, 2018 | By

What makes these tours a little different is that they haven’t been devised by internationally renowned chefs of even famous Swiss restaurants, but by locals.



Mind the Gap

Mar 25th, 2018 | By

Is the daily commute to office cubicle getting you down? It’s time to take a break from Britain, says Kaye Holland



Saturday snippets: 13th January 2018

Jan 13th, 2018 | By

Adrian celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first Buster Keaton film as well as record breaking passenger numbers at Heathrow, Cornwall Airport Newquay and Keflavik in Iceland



Saturday snippets: 23rd December 2017

Dec 23rd, 2017 | By

New passports, the new year sales, a new funicular railway and a new record in visitor numb ers at the Giant’s Causeway wrap up the pre-Christmas sippets column.



Saturday snippets: 11th November 2017

Nov 11th, 2017 | By

Adrian sums up some of the news from the World Travel Market that was held in London this week.



Remembering Sherlock Holmes

Oct 12th, 2017 | By

Saturday marks the 125th anniversary of the publication of the first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories.



Saturday snippets: September 30th 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

As destinations attract more people, can the infrastructure cope and a major discovery in the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian state of Queensland should encourage more tourists to the area.



Saving time for skiing

Sep 20th, 2017 | By

Flying into Sion on powdair means that the travelling time to resorts like Zermatt, Verbier, Saas Fee, Crans Montana and Nendaz will be much shorter.



Saturday snippets: August 5th 2017

Aug 5th, 2017 | By

in some places tourism is causing problems like the Isle of Skye. In others such as the Cook Islands a new marine reserve may attract many more. They are part of Adrian’s look at some of the tourism stories of the week.



Hot in the city


Jul 28th, 2017 | By

When summer hits, London comes alive like nowhere else on earth. Make this one your best summer yet with JAT’s guide to the capital’s coolest new spots



Saturday snippets: 19th November 2016

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
overhead view of Thorne Island

A listed fort, toilets, supersonic flights, high-speed rail between Singapore and Malaysia, APD and Christmas Markets are on Adrian’s radar screen this week.



Exploring Bern and Interlaken

Nov 5th, 2016 | By
clock mechanism

Reza finds that, although Bern is a busy capital city, it manages to sustain a sense of calmness and projects a charm that you could only find by living in a village



Where the experts holiday: Isabelle Eyherabide, Biarritz Tourisme

Sep 15th, 2016 | By

Isabelle Eyherabide of Biarritz Tourism on why French the seaside resort is an ideal destination at any time of year



Five places to visit in Argentina


Jul 8th, 2016 | By

Argentine aficionado, Kaye Holland, has the low-down on five places that first-time visitors to Argentina will want to tick off



Postcard from Argentina: part three

Feb 11th, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef



What’s hot: January 2016

Dec 31st, 2015 | By

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



Colourful Colombia: part two

Nov 25th, 2015 | By

Kaye Holland finds heaven in Colombia – a country that is finally getting the attention it deserves



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.



Saturday snippets: 5th September 2015

Sep 5th, 2015 | By

Star Wars theme parks, the pioneering work of Lond Montagu and odd buildings for sale make up some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.



Notes from a traveller: part seven (continued)

May 27th, 2015 | By

Kaye’s itchy feet have taken her to Colombia. Read the latest instalment of her ‘Notes from a traveller series’, only on Just About Travel



The Easter getaway is upon us

Apr 3rd, 2015 | By

Starting today, some 1.8 million people will be leaving the UK for an Easter break with who knows how many taking to the roads for domestic breaks.



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



Saturday snippets: 7th March 2015

Mar 7th, 2015 | By
the pyramids of Egypt

Adrian has been in Germany this week at a travel trade show where he finds that Germany has been attracting more British visitors. But then few destinations have not announced greater visitor numbers.



Igloo building for all

Feb 27th, 2015 | By

In the Swiss resort of Adelboden, you have that opportunity next month (the 14/15th of March) for that is where an igloo village will come to life once again as teams compete to construct their own dwelling.



What’s hot: February 2015

Feb 1st, 2015 | By

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



Ski spotlight: Rob Freeman, author of the Snowfinder guidebook on Austria

Dec 27th, 2014 | By

Rob Freeman – the UK’s leading authority on skiing in Austria and author of the Snowfinder guidebook on Austria – talks life on the slopes



Winter in Lausanne

Nov 17th, 2014 | By

If you fancy somewhere little different this coming Christmas but still with all the trimmings, consider Lausanne, the second largest Swiss city on Lake Geneva.