Travel destinations

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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Parma gets another year

Nov 5th, 2020 | By

Parma’s stint as Italian Capital of Culture 2021 will also highlight other cultural activities in the region of Emilia Romagna.

Jamaica shows the way

Nov 4th, 2020 | By
Jamaican beach

Some destinations have offered free testing during the pandemic but none have yet gone as far as Jamaica in trying to attarct us to visit

Holidaying in the Canaries? mandatory testing required

Nov 1st, 2020 | By

No date has been provided by the Canary Islands on when these new rules will come into place although it will probably be in the next 10-14 days.

We can go to the Canaries!

Oct 23rd, 2020 | By

The travel industry got a real dose of adrenalin yesterday when the Canary Islands were removed from the list of places that we couldn’t visit.

Yucatán re-opens

Oct 19th, 2020 | By

Although Mexico remains on the Irish and British government’s “don’t visit” list which effectively stops visiting travelling there, the state of Yucatán has re-opened to visitors.

Which are the safest countries to drive in?

Oct 15th, 2020 | By

The UK has 2.6 deaths per 100,000 of population and Ireland 2.9. Only Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Sweden have lower figures.

Saving Venice

Oct 5th, 2020 | By

The rest of us will have more confidence that the Venice that has attracted tens of millions of us to visit will be around a bit longer.

Heritage open days

Sep 20th, 2020 | By

Now that I have told you that it has been a week of heritage days, how many readers actually knew that it was happening?

Costa del Tottenham

Sep 17th, 2020 | By

Starting this Saturday, (20th of September) the Laugh Out London club will re-open as a new socially distanced venue.

“Camp” in a “camping coach”

Sep 14th, 2020 | By

Usually this sort of accommodation would have an appeal limited to railway fans but not now.

Is travelling getting to be a chore?

Sep 12th, 2020 | By

Do you remember the good old days when you booked a trip and an hour after landing you had your feet up on a sun lounger?

Qurantine for Scots returning from Greece

Sep 2nd, 2020 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

The Scottish government has imposed a 14 day quarantine period for any Scots resident that had holidayed in Greece.

Portuguese travel rules

Aug 31st, 2020 | By

We’ve had questions about the rules for travelling to Portugal and its islands so here is a summary.

Portugal opens – at speed!

Aug 22nd, 2020 | By

In many ways, Portugal could turn out to be a winner for tourism over the next few months.

A Barbadian holiday this year?

Aug 20th, 2020 | By
barbados beach

Barbados could be expecting a bumper crop of Britons anxious to have a safe and sunny holiday this year?