Posts Tagged ‘ USA ’

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



The people of the Dawnland

Sep 9th, 2017 | By

Thousands of years before the explorers from Europe made their way to Maine, the Wabanaki or people of the Dawnland called this north eastern patch of the USA home



The Mount Washington Cog Railway

Aug 28th, 2017 | By

The Mount Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire is the oldest mountain climbing cog railway in the world.



The lighthouses of Maine

Aug 21st, 2017 | By

Whatever option you choose, a holiday looking at lighthouses is probably not one that your neighbours will have enjoyed!



Saturday snippets: August 12th 2017

Aug 12th, 2017 | By
PortAventura aquatic park

The wet weather has caused a last minute rush for holidays abroad and we say goodbye to Klaus Lohmann as he returns to Germany and Dennis Cleveland-Peck who sadly died recently.



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.



Saturday snippets: July 8th 2017

Jul 8th, 2017 | By

Snowball fights, canoeing in tunnels, a stuffed baby elephant and five copies of Stephen Fry’s autobiography attract Adrian’s attention this week.



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



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: June 3rd 2017

Jun 3rd, 2017 | By
Big Bling sculpture

Britons seem to be holidaying further afield. Peru, Costa Rica and Nicaragua all saw more British visitors. And in a week where airline customer service has been to the fore, Adrian has some stories about our rights.



What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

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



Cheers America

May 23rd, 2017 | By

Explore the vibrant world of craft beer in America



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.



Banning personal electric devices in hand baggage

May 16th, 2017 | By

Update: 18 May 2017: At a meeting between the EU and USA officials it was decided NOT to introduce a ban on carrying PED’s as hand language. However other measures may be considered.



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



What’s hot: May 2017

May 1st, 2017 | By

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



Saturday snippets: April 29th 2017

Apr 29th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

A museum of ice-cream, another about Dr Seuss, Bexit, being a gin ambassador and new flights to Russia attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Changing planes at Dallas-Fort Worth? Go to Grapevine

Mar 27th, 2017 | By

The aptly named Grapevine (the nearest town to Dallas-Fort-Worth airport) is home to the premier Urban Wine Trail in Texas.



Portland’s Japanese garden

Mar 22nd, 2017 | By

Outside Japan, few Japanese styled gardens are large but the largest of those is to be found in the US city of Portland in the state of Oregon.



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.



The success of Caribbean tourism

Feb 14th, 2017 | By
beach at Playa Juanillo

There was an increase of 4.1% in British visitors to the Caribbean last year.



Pinot bingo

Jan 2nd, 2017 | By
A vineyard in the Willamette Valley of Oregon

As a way of encouraging you to visit the vineyards of South Willamette Wineries in the US state of Oregon, organisers in Lane County have developed a game – Pinot bingo – that is strictly for adults.



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: December 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

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



Money isn’t necessarily the answer

Nov 15th, 2016 | By
US flag

The announcement by the USA that they expect a dip in tourism numbers this year is heartening and disheartening depending on who you are.