Posts Tagged ‘ Turkey ’

If its not 7%, you are falling behind

Aug 31st, 2018 | By
Tower of London

It just goes to show that travellers should not take these figures at face value or necessarily be influenced on whether to travel to them or not.



Your holiday spending money

Aug 8th, 2018 | By

However you get your spending money this holiday it looks as though most of us will be getting less for our pound.



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.



Where we are holidaying this summer

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

It will surprise no one that Spain and its islands are once again the most popular destination for summer holidays this year. After all, it’s been the same for decades.



Saturday snippets: 7th of July 2018

Jul 7th, 2018 | By

Yorkshire is a small town north of London. That is one of many things that Adrian learnt this week The phrase was used on a TV show so it must be right!



Saturday snippets: June 23rd 2018

Jun 23rd, 2018 | By

Hot-rods racing on Pendine Sands, Alexa in hotel rooms and the sale of Hastings Pier are some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.



This year, Turkey is the destination to visit

May 28th, 2018 | By

All of which – in concert with all the other heritage sites that Turkey has to offer and a weakening currency – should mean that the current boom in holidays to the country should continue.



The world according to TUI

May 10th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

The tour operator, TUI released is results and outlook yesterday with bookings across the group up by 5.5%.



Pray for Syria

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

The killing of innocent civilians has to be condemned



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…



Turkey is the people’s choice

Apr 24th, 2018 | By

The announcement in Thomas Cook’s Holiday Report 2018 that Tukey is outselling the Canary Islands will surprise many holidaymakers.



What’s hot: April 2018

Mar 31st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel lets you in what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel industry this month



About a Turkish taxi driver…

Feb 26th, 2018 | By
Bridge over the Bosphorus

It is a fairly widespread belief that when you visit an overseas country taxi drivers may be prone to taking advantage of you.



The “Year of Troy”

Feb 4th, 2018 | By

Turkey has launched “2018: The Year of Troy” to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Troy archaeological site being recognised as an UNESCO world heritage site.



Some restrictions lifted

Dec 24th, 2017 | By

The British Department of Transport has lifted the ban on personal electronic devices but made it a little more confusing by lifting it in some airports in a country but not all.



The Christmas getaway

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By
a Tenerife beach

Today is the supposed to be the busiest day of the holiday period as we fly, drive or catch the ferry.



Greece prospers

Sep 6th, 2017 | By
ancient Kamiros

It may seem a little surprising but one of the best ways to find out how well Greece is faring in terms of tourism is to look at passenger numbers released by the German airport company, Fraport.



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



The Turkish revival has started

Aug 11th, 2017 | By
poster of Turkey saying expect more

Britons feel more comfortable about holidaying in Turkey again and by the end of 2019, it wouldn’t surprise many if a British surge had occurred.



Saturday snippets: July 29th 2017

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

With the summer holidays underway, Adian looks at where we are going, some of the problems and ends with Jet 2, the only travel company in the top 50 for customer satisfaction according to the ICS.



Saturday snippets: July 22nd 2017

Jul 22nd, 2017 | By

As new security measures are introduced on flights to the US, Adrian also looks forward to the end of credit card charges whilst wondering if airfares and holidays will increase in price next year.



Where the experts holiday: Nick Kontis, travel author and journalist

Jun 30th, 2017 | By

Award-winning journalist and author, Nick Kontis, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



Turkish holidays grow in appeal

Jun 11th, 2017 | By

Reza visits Istanbul and Antalya in Turkey, assesses the security measures in place and sees tourism on the increase.



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



If I lose my laptop…

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By

Seating a child in front of an electronic game or DVD has brought about a golden silence in planes compared to thirty years ago. The value of two hours of Peppa Pig and Peter Rabbit is not to be underestimated.



German and British holiday patterns

Mar 9th, 2017 | By
supermarket holiday brochures

Each German adult and child spent 20 days on average holidaying in 2016. They are the world champions of travel.



At the Mawlana Festival

Feb 10th, 2017 | By

As St Valentine’s day approaches, Reza, looks at Konya in Turkey – a city of love and a city of pilgrimage.



Gallipoli – a tour of the WWI battlefield

Nov 29th, 2016 | By
staue of Corporal Seyid carrying a shell

Reza visits Gallipoli and tours the memorials and cemeteries of one of the most bloody conflicts of WWI.