Posts Tagged ‘ Uzbekistan ’

What’s hot: March 2019

Mar 1st, 2019 | By

The regular monthly column that keeps you abreast of some of the changes in travel starts with a story about Nicaragua



Hot tips for 2019

Dec 26th, 2018 | By

We start our survey of what the industry “experts” suggest by looking at ABTA, the main trade body for the British travel industry, and what it thinks will be the top twelve destinations to watch over the coming year.



Saturday snippets: 4th of August 2018

Aug 4th, 2018 | By

With very hot temperatures in southern Europe holidaymakers are warned to make sure they wear protective creams and clothing if they venture out in the heat of the day and take plenty of water with them.



Saturday snippets: June 24th 2017

Jun 24th, 2017 | By
Antiguan beach

In a busy week, a beaututiful garden re-opens in Spain, a museum in London is open for just tomorrow and yet more news about travel insurance fraud.



As soft as silk – romantic Uzbekistan beckons

May 5th, 2017 | By

Judith Baker finds that a new breed of adventurers is discovering Uzbekistan and the Uzbeks are welcoming them with open arms, hearty meals and colourful dancing displays.



Unexpected Uzbekistan

May 8th, 2016 | By

…and the lights go out a second time, but few are surprised. Lynn welcomes you to Uzbekistan.



Our tips for 2016

Dec 29th, 2015 | By

In summary, then, in alphabetical order, here are our top tips for 2016: Anguilla, Cardigan Bay, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Germany, Hull, Peru, South Korea, Uruguay, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.



Exotic Macclesfield

Nov 23rd, 2010 | By

No I am not taking the Michael, but how many people would link the exotic allure of Samarkand and Macclesfield? Yet there is a strong link between the two which has been reinforced by the admission of the town into the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organisation) Silk Road Programme. For all of you outside the north west who don’t know, Macclesfield was the centre of the silk industry in the UK (even the local football team is known as the silkmen) and is home to the Silk Heritage Foundation. With 4 museums and linked shops, this heritage is important to the growth of the town. Just as it was to Samarkand, today in modern day Uzbekistan.