Posts Tagged ‘ Thailand ’

Best new openings

Dec 7th, 2018 | By
image of the statue of liberty

Just because you’re a seasoned traveller doesn’t mean you have any reason to get jaded in 2019. There are plenty of exciting new openings coming next year to inspire you to plan your next trip…



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



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…



Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018

Nov 19th, 2017 | By

Not a country to do things by halves, Thailand organised a procession through the streets of its capital, Bangkok, in order to proclaim that 2018 would be “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018”



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 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.



Saturday snippets: September 16th 2017

Sep 16th, 2017 | By

Light shows, food festivals and a new US civil rights trail are some of the things catching Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: June 10th 2017

Jun 10th, 2017 | By

Ireland and the USA are seeking more British holidaymakers. Would you consider a summer holiday there?



Saturday snippets; 4th March 2017

Mar 4th, 2017 | By
Rolling Stones exhibition poster

Canada, Croatia and Geneva all announced that more Britons were travelling there. New York expects fewer of us and Egypt seems to be trying to deter us from holidaying in the land “where it all began.”



Saturday snippets: 15th October 2016

Oct 15th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Newcastle

Why an aeroplane cabin door is on Shoreditch High Street is one of the things Adrian mentions this week along with Newcastle-Gateshead success and the end of refurbishment at the Glenfinnan Monument.



Tourism for All – Promoting universal accessibility

Sep 29th, 2016 | By
poster from World Tourism Day

Under this headline, World Tourism Day came and went last Tuesday with barely a whimper let alone a bang.



Saturday snippets: 17th September 2016

Sep 17th, 2016 | By
poster image of Cardiff celebrations of Roald Dahl's birth

In the week that it was suggested the old blue passports might return after Brexit, Adrian also looks at visas, the Heathrow/Gatwick debate, Roald Dahl and Bridge Day which attracts 200,000 people to West Virginia



Travel in Thailand with free travel insurance?

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By

Today, the Bangkok Post is reporting that the Thai government is considering offering free travel insurance to visitors.



Three bars to blow your mind

Jun 10th, 2016 | By
Sky Bar, Bangkok © LEBUA HOTELS AND RESORTS

The low-down on three of the most incredible places in the world to grab a drink



Saturday snippets: 28th May 2016

May 28th, 2016 | By

Airport delays, strikes in France, Belgium and Greece, restrictions on island destinations in Thailand all tend to deflate Adrian this coming bank holiday.



Will Leicester become a big visitor attraction?

May 4th, 2016 | By

First it found Richard III’s remains, then it opened a visitor attraction based on the unlucky king. Now a local lad, Tony Selby has won the World Snooker Championship and finally their unfancied football team has won the Premier League.



Postcard from Argentina, part eight continued: behind closed doors

Apr 30th, 2016 | By

Kaye discovers a secret world of dining in Buenos Aires



Five ways to make the most of your holiday


Feb 11th, 2016 | By

Heading off for half term? Check out these five fabulous tips and tricks for getting the most out of your holiday



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.



My Thai: Coconut cake

Sep 4th, 2015 | By

The ultimate Coconut cake recipe



A ridiculously delicious Rice noodle recipe

Aug 28th, 2015 | By

Discover the tastiest Rice noodle recipe



Where the experts holiday: René Zografos, author of Attractive Unattractive Americans

Aug 19th, 2015 | By

Journalist and author, René Zografos, talks travel



Saturday snippets: 15th August 2015

Aug 15th, 2015 | By

If you travel to Thailand you buy a visa which is valid for just one month. Now the government has announced that there will be a visa multiple entry six-month visas which is expected is to be a huge boost for tourism. It still awaits cabinet approval which is expected to be a formality and the visas should be available before the end of the year in time for the peak winter season. Last month Thailand received 2.6 million arrivals, up by 37% compared to
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Saturday snippets: 16th May 2015

May 16th, 2015 | By

Adrian includes a competition, ferry price reductiona and new attractions running over the bank holiday weekend in this week’s round-up.



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…



Spotlight on the Philippines

Nov 12th, 2014 | By

Could 2015 be the Philippines break through year? Our friends at Lonely Planet certainly think so. The travel bible has hailed the Philippines as one of the top 10 countries to visit in the New Year…



Saturday snippets: 8th November 2014

Nov 8th, 2014 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

Adrian looks at the weather over winter, wonders what our culture secretary does and bemoans the fact that Cornwall doesn’t have a high profile minister like they have in Sheffield.



Thailand: back on the tourist trail

Oct 4th, 2014 | By
temple in Bagkok

Frederic returns to Bangkok to find that tourists are back after the recent upheavals and, as the main season for us to visit the country comes upon us, finds that the country is still as welcoming as ever.