Posts Tagged ‘ Washington DC ’

Saturday snippets: 4th November 2017

Nov 4th, 2017 | By

A seal appeared on an Alaskan runway and the runway at Mykonos will be closed for repairs soon. As well as those stories Adrian ponders about who should receive fines when our personal data is hacked and congratulates Hastings Pier on winning the Stirling prize.



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: 3rd September 2016

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By
Laugharne Boat House

With the Paralympics, cake trails inspired by The Great British Bake-Off, a space-themed kids area at Washington Dulles airport and free-interest installment ways to buy holidays, Adrian is spoilt for choice this week.



What’s hot: August 2016

Aug 1st, 2016 | By

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



Best new openings

Nov 17th, 2015 | By

Be the first kid on your block to see these brand new attractions, all slated to throw open their doors by 2016.



What’s hot: October 2015

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

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



Culinary delights in the Capital District – dining out in D.C

Aug 26th, 2015 | By

The US capital offers an ever-increasing plethora of options for the foodie visitor. Anna Maria Espsäter goes grazing in Washington D.C., with a few nibbles in Virginia and Maryland thrown in for good measure



The death of Abraham Lincoln

Mar 16th, 2015 | By

Not only is 2015 the anniversary of the end of the American Civil War it is also the anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.



Cool days in D.C.

Sep 14th, 2014 | By
Washington DC has a castle - at the Smithsonian

Washington D.C., long known as a city of imposing architecture and besuited power politicos, is building a new name for itself as a fun-filled, quirky and alternative destination. Anna Maria Espsäter checks out varied ways to spend the days in the U.S. capital.



Our tips for 2014

Jan 28th, 2014 | By

Each year, Just about Travel asks its writers for their highlights and tips for the coming year. Because we are individuals just like all our readers, few ever agree with each other. That is partially because they get inspired by where they have been just like you do. In alphabetical order then, here are the destinations that our writers are tipping for this year as spots that you should seriously consider visiting,



Time out in Tampere

Feb 18th, 2013 | By

For a Finnish short break with a difference, the city of Tampere provides a great mix of wintry culture and nature with its fascinating museums and scenic lakeside location, writes Anna Maria Espsater



Quirky Washington

Dec 22nd, 2012 | By

The planet’s most powerful city is also one of the world’s quirkiest. Anna Maria Espsäter has the low-down



Welcome to Washington

Nov 29th, 2012 | By

In the wake of Barack Obama’s re-election, there’s only one place to be this winter: Washington DC. Anna Maria Espsäter shows us the way to go



What’s hot: November 2012

Oct 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Switzerland and Sweden are on our radar, while faking a disability to get ahead at the airport gets a big thumbs down



Flying to New York, Washington DC, Boston, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham?

Oct 29th, 2012 | By

UPDATE: 30-10-2012 07.50
The storm seems to have peaked and some taxis are out meaning many roads are passable. But there is flooding in New York and parts of New Jersey. Flights will still be suspended for most of the day.



Where the experts holiday: Michel L Goget

Oct 12th, 2010 | By

Michel L Goget, general manager of the Ritz-Carlton, Sanya – the first Ritz-Carlton resort in China – helmed Ritz-Carlton hotels in Atlanta, Michigan and Virginia, before heading to Hainan. Here, the Washington resident whose 20 years of hospitality experience spans seven countries, talks to CD Traveller about Australia, Alain DuCasse and why Sanya – China’s only tropical beachfront city – is fast becoming the ‘Miami of Asia’.