Travel destinations

US entry rules

Oct 17th, 2021 | By

The USA will open up for fully vaccinated visitors from the UK and Ireland as from November 8th.



Holidays to India re-start

Oct 14th, 2021 | By

Flights and holiday offers to India will be re-starting as from November 15th.



For 32, British visits just got easier

Oct 7th, 2021 | By

Late yesterday, the FCDO issued travel advisories for thirty-two destinations saying that we could visit them again.



Australia opens up. Or does it?

Oct 2nd, 2021 | By

Given that the announcement is less than 24 hours old, people should be wary about booking just yet.



An oyster shell, cherry blossom and cypress gin

Oct 1st, 2021 | By

Setouchi isn’t widely known to British travellers but the gin, whisky, sake and an inland sea by which to laze, it deserves to be more popular



Britons return to Greece

Sep 28th, 2021 | By

Visitors from the UK rose only by by a smidge under 50% to 268,000.



Australia to open up for Christmas?

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By

Australia will re-open its borders to international visitor by Christmas says their tourism minister.



Come and visit says the USA

Sep 21st, 2021 | By
Minnie & Micky Mouse

For long haul airlines and tour operators this announcement hase revived confidence.



The Chelsea Flower Show

Sep 20th, 2021 | By

Gardens have had a big appeal for day-trippers and travellers for decades with Chelsea being one of the most famous.



The success of Antigua and Barbuda

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Antiguan beach

Antigua and Barbuda hasn’t seen a drop in international visitors. It has seen a rise. What other destination can say that?



Holidaying in the UAE

Sep 14th, 2021 | By

If you plan on holidaying in the UAE be aware you may be dealing with different rules in differing emirates



Smiles on the Balearic islands

Sep 10th, 2021 | By

f the insurance is helping attract visitors then the next few months on the islands could also bring a smile to local tourist organisation



Holidaying in the North of England

Aug 30th, 2021 | By

visitors and locals will want to see whether the report is turne



Turkey remains red

Aug 27th, 2021 | By

Turkey is now on the red list. Why?



Galashiels welcomes the Great Tapestry of Scotland

Aug 26th, 2021 | By

Today, a purpose-built gallery in Galashiels opens and it becomes the permanent home of the Great Tapestry of Scotland. This 450 foot long, 160 panel tapestry has had a transient life since it was completed nine years ago. After travelling around from place to place it now has a permanent home not in Glasgow or Edinburgh where one might think but deep in the borders in Galashiels. It has also been the subject of crime as one panel relating to the Rosslyn Chapel was stolen
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It’s still not easy

Aug 22nd, 2021 | By

Just from these two examples, it shows that you need to look at each and every country you consider holidaying in



The outdoors appealed

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

The news that English attractions saw fewer visitors will surprise no-one.



Cruising along West Africa

Aug 17th, 2021 | By

More exciting is the decision of Hurtigruten to add cruises to West Africa as well as a familiar destination, Cape Verde.



Berlin loves you

Aug 13th, 2021 | By

Reminiscent of our street parties where a good deal of fun was had by all, 1,018 dinner tables were arranged on an area to present a message to the world, “Berlin loves you!”



Finding a place to stay

Aug 12th, 2021 | By

Slap bang in the middle of the summer tourism season and some of those seeking a staycation are finding it difficult to find vacancies.



Forget holidaying in red list countries

Aug 6th, 2021 | By

The increased charges probably means that many people will decide that travelling to a red list country costs far too much in money and inconvenience.



Travel review day

Aug 5th, 2021 | By

It will easier to visit more places after the latest announcement. What we don’t know is whether overseas countries will make it easier too.



Tourist boost for the slate mines of North Wales

Jul 29th, 2021 | By

Joining three other UNESCO World Heritage sites in Wales is the slate area of North Wales.



Sink, scrap or save

Jul 25th, 2021 | By

It won’t be scrapped, it won’t be sunk but remain for visitors to Los Angeles and Long Beach to see for years to come.



Now Croatia imposes testing

Jul 23rd, 2021 | By
panoramic view of Dubrovnik

Croatia wants all UK visitors to provide a negative COVID test on arrival even if people have been double vaccinated.



Does it matter?

Jul 22nd, 2021 | By

Is this a reasonable decision to take by UNESCO? Will tourists and visitors be deterred from enjoyment by the changes?



The lure of space tourism

Jul 21st, 2021 | By
image copyright; Virgin Galactic

Is this the beginning of space tourism or is it just the egos of three extraordinarily rich men who want to prove something to each other?



Off to Ireland again

Jul 20th, 2021 | By

Yesterday the rules in Ireland were relaxed for incoming British visitors