Posts Tagged ‘ USA ’

Where the experts holiday: Ruth and Tony Daly, Founders of Ranch Rider

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

Ruth and Tony Daly are passionate riders, the husband and wife team running tour operator Ranch Rider – one of the very few remaining independent specialist horseback holiday companies.  They give their take on their favourite holidays from American ranch stays to Caribbean cruises…



A Colorado too few know – the San Luis Valley

Jul 10th, 2018 | By

Irene visits the San Luis Valley which straddles the US states of Colorado and New Mexico.



Watching whales off Massachusetts

May 29th, 2018 | By

The tourist board in the US state of Massachusetts has developed a Massachusetts Whale Trail.



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,



The Shoshone Falls

May 2nd, 2018 | By

You might also call Idaho -this Pacific north west state – the forgotten state when it comes to British holidaymakers because not that many people think of holidaying there.



Pray for Syria

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

The killing of innocent civilians has to be condemned



Saturday snippets: 28th April 2018

Apr 28th, 2018 | By

In a week in which a bird wanted to view impressionist paintings and Venice segregated tourists from locals, Adrian wraps up the smaller stories of the week



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.



Saturday snippets: 21st April 2018

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

Its National Tea Day so Adrian settles down with a few tea varieties, (including Russian Caravan) cakes, scones and sandwiches to enjoy himself!



The loneliest road in America

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

Why would you want to visit a road that stretches for 287 miles if it’s the loneliest? That’s the equivalent of driving from Glasgow to Cheltenham without seeing a single village, town or city.



Saturday snippets: 31st March 2018

Mar 31st, 2018 | By

An enquiry into motorway service area fuel prices, losing passports and increased visitor numbers to Paris and Greece make Adrian’s notes this week.



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: 10th February 2018

Feb 10th, 2018 | By

The anniversary of HMS Belfast being launched, snow sculpting in Finland, free travel for local heroes on the Talyllyn Railway and development plans at George Best Belfast City Airport are some of the snippets Adrian has gathered together this week.



Saturday snippets: 3rd February 2018

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

Ziplining in Ras Al Khaimah, passport price increases and learing that we are creatue of habit when travelling took Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: 20th January 2018

Jan 20th, 2018 | By
carnival in venice

The Venice Carnival and the Bayeux Tapestry are two of the news stories of the week that attracted Adrian’s attention.



Spain overtakes USA

Jan 18th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, (WTO) Spain is expected to replace the USA as the world’s second-biggest tourism destination.



What’s hot: January 2018

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

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



Saturday snippets: 9th December 2017

Dec 9th, 2017 | By

Light shows, a fast train servce in Germany and anniversaries seem to dominate Adrian’s thinking this week!



Saturday snippets: 2nd December 2017

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By

Gingerbread in Tallinn, walking below tigers in Chessington and playing Pokémon GO in Japan are a few of the items that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



The status in Puerto Rico

Nov 12th, 2017 | By

Now that Puerto Rico is no longer “news”, here is a status report so that readers can decide whether it is time to consider a holiday on the island.



San Antonio: a Creative City of Gastronomy.

Nov 7th, 2017 | By

Coming barely a year after the Texas city of San Antonio was granted UNESCO World Heritage status, the city has another honour. UNESCO has now designated it a Creative City of Gastronomy.



Best new openings

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Think you’ve seen it all? Refresh your bucket list with these incredible new openings and experiences coming in 2018



Best value destinations

Oct 30th, 2017 | By

If you’re looking to wander frugally or save on a visit to pricier big-hitters, then our list of good-value getaways is the place to start



Saturday snippets: 28th October 2017

Oct 28th, 2017 | By

Greater protection for air passengers, Ryanair’s baggage policy and new museum about dogs occupy some of Adrian’s thoughts this week.



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.



Saturday snippets: September 23rd 2017

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By

This week, the snippets column is given over to a summary of the effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria as well as the earthquake in Mexico



The US warns about travelling to Europe

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
London Eye and the southbank e

All travellers seem to be fair game to the terrorist because we congregate at significant places of interest.



Say hello to Hiroshima

Sep 10th, 2017 | By

A visit to Hiroshima represents a heart breaking, important history lesson but – thanks to the fabulous food, friendly locals and attractive city itself – it’s not the only memory you’ll leave with