Everything you need to know about holiday illness claims

Oct 11th, 2017 | By

Stuart Snape, the Managing Partner of Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, tells Just about Travel readers that holidaymakers with genuine complaints about travel sickness should not be deterred from claiming.

Bucharest – a happening city

Jun 3rd, 2017 | By

Natasha visits Bucharest one of the fastest growing destination for city breaks. And finds time to go in search of Dracula’s castle.

Cruising around the Aegean Sea – Part 2

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By
The island of Santorini

Frederic completes his cruise around the Aegean with stops on both Greek and Turkish islands where the small village of Oia proved to be the highlight of the whole cruise.

Cruising around the Aegean Sea – Part 1

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By
image of Celestyal Crystal

Frederic begins his cruise and tour of some of the Aegean islands.

London’s Sud de France Festival

Aug 30th, 2013 | By

Down on London’s South Bank tomorrow, you’ll find the Sud de France Festival – or at least the only UK offering of this celebration of Languedoc-Roussillon.

Crans-Montana: nowhere more peaceful or more beautiful

Feb 29th, 2012 | By

Frederic shows you more about why he – and Roger Moore – are fans of Crans-Montana.

California appeal

Feb 1st, 2012 | By

California vies with Florida as the most important destination in the US for us to visit. Lately, California has been outdoing its bitter rival and one reason is because it has more to offer.

You too can find gold in Crans-Montana

Jan 17th, 2012 | By

In the heart of the Swiss Alps, Crans-Montana – the internationally known resort – is offering foreign tourists a spectacular 33% discount for winter accommodation and ski activities.

Tanzania’s 50th Anniversary

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

On December 9th, Tanzania will celebrate 50 years since it achieved independence so expect travel agents to highlight promotions to the main tourist destinations via its main airport. Kilimanjaro, the Serengetti National Park, the crater at Ngorongoro and, increasingly, the island of Zanzibar are the attractions.

Discover Britain’s Gardens, Historic Homes & Castles

Aug 11th, 2011 | By

One of the problems with deciding where to go is the information that you start with. Many guides are out-of-date as soon as they are published. What is open and when can vary quickly so a new, quarterly magazine called Discover Britain’s Gardens, Historic Homes & Castles is useful for the regular day-tripper as well as the traveller.

Visiting Ecuador

Jun 16th, 2011 | By

Not wishing to be rude, if you think of Ecuador at all, you probably think of the Galapagos Islands, giant tortoises and Charles Darwin. About the mainland country we probably know very little about. That might be about to change.

Pick ‘n Mix India

Jun 9th, 2011 | By

Expect your travel agent to be talking to you about India soon. Why? Because this week a group of Indian tourism companies have arrived for a tour through some major cities in the UK and Ireland.

Music and the Summer Mass(es)

Jun 5th, 2011 | By

Massachusetts in the north east of the United States is known for being the home of the Kennedy clan, the location of Salem and those witches, beautiful Autumn foliage, for being one of the founding states of the country and music. Music? Apart from Tanglewood what is there?
More than you might imagine.

More Visit Jamaica

May 2nd, 2011 | By

Many countries in the Caribbean have been concerned about downturns in tourism because of the effects of the dreaded Air Passenger Duty. Tourism had slumped in many places over the last few years but Jamaica has announced that it has head a healthy upturn over the winter; its busiest time for visitors.

Fun in New Orleans

Apr 26th, 2011 | By

Against a backdrop of the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, then the economic downturn and finally the BP oil spillage in the Gulf, New Orleans has proudly announced that tourism is back to pre Katrina levels. Last year 8.3 million visitors went to the city, largely for pleasure since New Orleans has one of the bulkiest calendars in terms of festivals and events that you will ever come across.

Adventures on Route 66

May 11th, 2010 | By

According to research carried out for the Chicago and Illinois Tourist Office, 81% of us are looking for adventurous or meaningful holidays. Whether that is right or not, the tourist office has used it to create a competition using the iconic Route 66 as its appeal. The competition is to appoint an Illinois Route 66 Ambassador to highlight the some of the tourist attractions in the state to prospective UK visitors. All you have to do is give your contact details and say in up to 150 words why you should be the ambassador.

Hobart: the Forgotten Australian State Capital

Dec 27th, 2009 | By

Tasmania, an island off the southern coast of mainland Australia, is not served by any international flights from the UK. To get there you need to fly from some other Australian major city. The state capital , Hobart, is served by just a small airport so getting in and out of it is quick and easy.

But at this time of the year Hobart can be known the world over because this is the winning line for one of the most famous ocean races in the world, the Sydney Hobart. This can be a gruelling race that begins on Boxing Day on the spacious Sydney Harbour in New South Wales and ends about 2 days later in a much smaller Sullivans Cove in Hobart.