Travel destinations

St David’s Day 2021

Mar 1st, 2021 | By

This year there will be no village hall get-together, no outside events, no theatre, no choirs rehearsing for eisteddfods or concert performances. What there is will be online.

Summer holiday destinations

Feb 28th, 2021 | By

I have been a little surprised at the destinations that seem to be topping the lists of travel agency and tour operator bookings.

Visiting Penzance

Feb 26th, 2021 | By

It is planned to open up the waterfront in Penzance and to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists whilst also encouraging green transport.

Clacton-on-Sea celebrations

Feb 20th, 2021 | By

Measuring over 30 metres high and 20 metres wide , the wheel will be situated within the grounds of the Clacton Pavilion with views across the seafront and the town.

The Great Sussex Way

Feb 18th, 2021 | By

With all this to attract staycationers, weekenders and day-trippers, what does the phrase “The Great Sussex Way” suggest to you?

Thailand in 2021

Feb 16th, 2021 | By
thailand island

Entry into Thailand will require visitors to present proof of COVID-19 vaccinations (both doses) plus any other visa requirements.

Campervan holidays boom

Feb 15th, 2021 | By

Last year saw an eruption in interest for campervan (and caravan) holidays as staycations boomed not just in the Uk but throughout Europe.

Jersey sunshine

Feb 13th, 2021 | By

In this current time when staycations are booming, jersey has all the benefits of a staycation but it is different.

Hong Kong super-fans

Feb 12th, 2021 | By

The super-fan promotion is the first part of the recovery plan that the tourist authority is implementing to try and keep Hong Kong in the minds of potential visitors

Holidaying in Tanzania

Feb 2nd, 2021 | By

Last week the Tanzanian president said that vaccines may be part of a foreign plot to spread illness and steal Africa’s wealth.

Ireland and Germany: no-go and no-leave

Jan 28th, 2021 | By

It looks as though both Ireland and Germany will join Israel, New Zealand and Australia in becoming no-go areas and no-leave areas

Restore your balance

Jan 26th, 2021 | By

This is the strapline of the new promotion by Visit Jersey.

Cornwall looks forward to a tourist boom

Jan 16th, 2021 | By

Visit Cornwall must be delighted to have get such multi-million publicity. Whether the locals are so pleased is another matter.

Naomi Campbell promotes Kenya

Jan 14th, 2021 | By

Whilst she has already brought a lot of publicity to Kenya, the tourist authority must be hoping that she will sing its praises over the next couple of years.

Planning on an Irish trip? Get a PCR test first.

Jan 6th, 2021 | By

Until vaccination uptake is widespread in countries it looks as though PCR testing is going to be the litmus test of whether you can travel or not.

Menorca offers more

Jan 3rd, 2021 | By
Menorca poster

Now the islands, and particularly Menorca, offer more to entice us to visit.

Travel changes in two days

Dec 30th, 2020 | By

It is now just two days before there are new travel rules for British residents going to EU countries.

Tenerife confusion

Dec 18th, 2020 | By

International tourists are considered exceptions to the travel restrictions announced in the last few days provided that they arrive having had a negative PCR test

Taking a break in Spain over Christmas?

Dec 17th, 2020 | By

Spain has placed the UK on its list of risk countries meaning that all travellers from the UK have to provide a negative test on arrival.

Flamingo watching

Dec 14th, 2020 | By

What better holiday is there for those who prefer to maintain social distancing for a little longer?

No winter holiday in Thailand

Dec 4th, 2020 | By

The tourism minister of Thailand, has announced that the virtual closure of its borders to overseas visitors has been extended to 31st March 2021.

Starting from scratch – Amaala

Nov 29th, 2020 | By

Called Amaala, the first work has just begun on transforming the area into a tourist resort.

Reggae Sunsplash

Nov 27th, 2020 | By
Jamaican beach

Reggae Sunsplash is virtual this year so wherever you are in the world you can tune in.

Crowdfunding museums

Nov 26th, 2020 | By

In conjunction with the Museums Association, has launched a nationwide crowdfunding campaign to support museums

Nature & Me

Nov 14th, 2020 | By

Montenegro has become increasingly popular with Britons over the last few years for a number of reasons not the least of which is that it is served by low-cost airlines

A Spanish Christmas break?

Nov 13th, 2020 | By

It looks like travellers can’t win at the moment.

Flying to Berlin

Nov 10th, 2020 | By

The rest of us will have a brand-new airport to lead us into the delights of Berlin.

It’s Caribbean Tourism Month

Nov 6th, 2020 | By

November is traditionally the month that Caribbean nations and islands celebrate tourism. That’s because it is also the beginning of their main holiday season. The hurricane season should be over and tourists from North American begin to leave the colder temperatures and head south. Europeans also head over to avoid the cold but in nowhere near the numbers that come from neighbours to the north. But this season could be very different from others in the past although that hasn’t stopped the Caribbean from launching
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