Posts Tagged ‘ Germany ’

The importance of double vaccination

Jul 27th, 2021 | By

It is as important to understand the rules of the country to which you are travelling as it us to abide by the rules of your home nation.



Coincidence?

Jul 6th, 2021 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

Why this change of heart by the German authorities?



EU digital passport is live

Jul 2nd, 2021 | By

Although this document exists, each EU country has the right to add rules for incoming travellers to its country.



No to Britons

Jun 29th, 2021 | By

It is making it difficult for holidaymakers to have any confidence in knowing where to travel



Overseas travel opens up

Jun 25th, 2021 | By

Frankly whether we can holiday abroad isn’t down to the British government anymore; it is down to the destination governments.



Today’s a big day

May 24th, 2021 | By

The head of WHO in Europe, Dr Hans Kluge, said that we should rethink or avoid international travel.



Easter – St John Passion

Apr 1st, 2021 | By

From today until 5th April, classical music lovers from all over the world are invited to enjoy the performance of the St John Passion in Leipzig’s St Thomas Church



Having a happy Easter

Apr 1st, 2021 | By

A happy Easter will be one where we folow the rules otherwise lockdowns might last even longer.



Overseas summer holidays? It’s a toss-up

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By

Only a few weeks ago I was optimistic that we would have an overseas summer holiday later this year. Now I am not so sure.



An Anglo-Greek travel corridor?

Feb 21st, 2021 | By

It has been confirmed that the Greek and UK governments have been talking about a travel bubble or corridor between the two nations.



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



Germany wants ski resorts closed

Nov 28th, 2020 | By

ngela Merkel has called on the EU to close all ski resorts this winter. The Italian prime minister has asked Italians not to head to the slopes



Weekly holiday review: 16th October 2020

Oct 16th, 2020 | By

This will be the last weekly update on holiday possibilities just because it is looks irrelevant for the foreseeable future.



Regional restrictions

Oct 8th, 2020 | By
Berlin Reichstag

The travel industry has urged governments to support regional no-go areas rather than blocking off whole countries. This thinking grew in intensity after the UK blocked the whole of Portugal rather than the regions where the pandemic was strongest. So the Algarve, the Azores and Madeira suffered from not having British tourists despite having a low incidence. The same happened in Spain where the Canaries and the Balearics had few cases compared to the mainland. Now countries are opting for more regional targeting so Britons
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Weekly holiday review – 2nd October 2020

Oct 2nd, 2020 | By

Poland and Turkey are now off-limits. But Scottish residents won’t have to quarantine on return from the Azores and Madeira



Weekly holiday review: 18th September 2020

Sep 18th, 2020 | By

Seven countries have been added to the list to which Irish reidents can visit. The UK has added teo but taken another two off.



Close a country or a region?

Aug 5th, 2020 | By

Both Spain and Portugal have expressed annoyance due to British advice against visiting both countries.



Tit-for-tat quarantines

May 26th, 2020 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

After the UK announced that they would impose a 14-day quarantine period on people entering the countries, France and Greece have announced similar restrictions.



May: the month of change?

May 1st, 2020 | By

Whatever happens abroad is being closely watched in the UK and Ireland to help decide when we might be able to re-open museums again.



Decisions, decisions, decisions.

Feb 29th, 2020 | By

All in all, it isn’t a good time if you are in the travel industry. But it isn’t a good time for holidaymakers and travellers



Stuttgart and Bauhaus

Sep 8th, 2019 | By

More convenient for Britons is Stuttgart and ideal for a city or short break. It also has links with Bauhaus.



What’s hot: July 2019

Jul 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



A day in … Miltenberg

Dec 17th, 2018 | By

Reza visits Miltenberg, a town that looks like it should adorn a chocolate box or a Christmas card!



Germany’s back; Sierra Leone has arrived and Saudi Arabia is bigger

Nov 7th, 2018 | By

Although the show is a vehicle for destinations and hoteliers to sell themselves to tour operators and travel agents it is very useful for travel writers because it gives a clue to how much effort (or the lack of it) that destinations are employing to sell themselves.



Visiting Kronberg Castle

Oct 15th, 2018 | By

Resa visits Kronberg Castle, today a hotel but with a past entwined with the German monarchy



In Frankfurt during festival time

Aug 22nd, 2018 | By

Reza visits Frankfurt combining a visit to the Embankment Festival with some of the well-known sights of the city.



What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world



Fire at EuropaPark

May 27th, 2018 | By

Mack thanked staff for the work in helping to put out the fires but nonetheless, it must have been pretty serious as firefighters from Karlsruhe and Freiburg attended as well.