Travel destinations

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



What do they know about France?

Jul 17th, 2021 | By

Is the government now saying that they haven’t been telling us the full truth about the efficacy of the vaccines?



7.5 million in less than a decade

Jul 17th, 2021 | By

This weekend the Museum of Liverpool will be celebrating its tenth birthday.



No big cruise ships in Venice

Jul 16th, 2021 | By

The ban takes place from August 1st and may have come about because UNESCO was talking about adding Venice on its world heritage watchlist



Jersey welcomes the vaccinated

Jul 13th, 2021 | By

Getting to Jersey now should be a lot easier for most of us than it has been in the last few months



Iceland for a summer break

Jul 11th, 2021 | By

The strongest reason for visiting is that Iceland is on the UK’s green list, not even the green watch list



Visiting the Canaries again

Jul 10th, 2021 | By

Topping that list will be the Canary Islands so here are some of the best spots for beachgoers there



The August staycation

Jul 8th, 2021 | By

Cool Camping says that in August, there is an occupancy rate of 60% in its camping and glamping sites but space is available in even the most popular areas.



Guernsey makes travel easier

Jul 7th, 2021 | By
Guernsey

July 1st was the day that Guernsey allowed Britons who had received two jabs to to travel to the island without having to self-isolate or undergo testing of any sort.



Cruise to Tunisia

Jun 28th, 2021 | By

MSC Cruises announced the addition of Tunisia and the port of La Goulette to its summer 2022 sailings in the Mediterranean.



Be Our Guest

Jun 27th, 2021 | By

Visit Leeds and Leeds Hotels and Venues Association offer a three night stay for the price of two at 12 leading hotels across Leeds



Switzerland opens to Britons

Jun 26th, 2021 | By
The Swiss Alps in summer

As the UK is the second most important European source market for Switzerland, this step was welcomed by the Swiss tourism industry.



Best tourism villages

Jun 20th, 2021 | By

Last month the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced that it wanted to recognise the uniqueness of each village



Llanfairpwll or Llanfair PG

Jun 19th, 2021 | By

A favourite answer in pub quizzes, now it seems to have become the fall-back tourism story when overseas news broadcasters want a story about the UK that is a bit quirky.



Nottingham Castle re-opens

Jun 8th, 2021 | By

The truth is somewhat different. Very different! But it is the legend of Robin Hood that attracts people to the castle.



Venice celebrates its 1600th anniversary

Jun 7th, 2021 | By

To celebrate 1,600 years in such a cultural and heritage site will produce plenty of events from which to choose.



900 years old

Jun 5th, 2021 | By

The abbey emains open every day, from dawn to dusk.



Only a hundred?

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By

Most of us read books, walked the same route day-after-day and binged on the tv and Netflix during lockdowns



Welcome back to Guernsey

Jun 1st, 2021 | By

From the beginning of July, Guernsey will remove the need for PCR testing and self-isolation for visitors coming from the UK to the island – or islands