Posts Tagged ‘ Iceland ’

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

Green light for travel!

May 8th, 2021 | By

For us travellers and potential overseas holidaymakers, the announcement didn’t offer much hope either.

Weekly holiday review – 25th September 2020

Sep 25th, 2020 | By
Windsor Bridge in Gibraltar

This week, Curacao, Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia have been added to the list of countries where quarantine restrictions will be applied on our return..

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.

Seven weird and wonderful spirits from around the world

May 25th, 2019 | By

Explore the exciting world of spirits with Lonely Planet The verdict is in: now is an exciting time to be a spirit drinker. Not so long ago, being a fan of liquor meant your go-to drink was a G&T, a rum and coke or a whisky on the rocks, rather than a beer or glass of wine. But times they are a-changing. The explosion of craft distilleries in the past five years has transformed the global spirits (and cocktails) landscape. This is in no small
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Saturday snippets: 13th January 2018

Jan 13th, 2018 | By

Adrian celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first Buster Keaton film as well as record breaking passenger numbers at Heathrow, Cornwall Airport Newquay and Keflavik in Iceland

Saturday snippets: July 1st 2017

Jul 1st, 2017 | By

In a busy week, the BA cabin crew strike begins but. on the plus side. there are the 4th of July celebrations and the London Korea Festival is on next Saturday.

Where to go when

Jan 18th, 2017 | By

Looking to escape the February chill? We asked our friends at Lonely Planet for a few super suggestions…

Where the experts holiday: Georgina Wilson-Powell, travel editor

Sep 20th, 2016 | By

Georgina Wilson-Powell, travel editor at Good Things magazine shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers

Does Snorri Sturluson attract you to Iceland?

May 27th, 2016 | By

Now a dedicated website to the sagas and how tourists can explore the Sagas and the history on a trip to Iceland has been set up.

Saturday snippets: 30th January 2016

Jan 30th, 2016 | By

APD, VAT and airline profits due to reduced fuel prices are some of the topis interesting Adrian this week as well as an octpus and whale watching.

Saturday snippets: 12th December 2015

Dec 12th, 2015 | By
cartoon of beach and Merry Christmas

Where are we going for Christmas? Which destinations are have attracted us and will continue to do so in 2016?

What’s hot: December 2015

Nov 30th, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now

Where the experts holiday: Jeremy Macdonogh, author of A Gap Year or Two

Jul 27th, 2015 | By

Jeremy Macdonogh, author of A Gap Year or Two, talks travel

Where the experts holiday: Felicity Aston, record breaking adventurer

Jan 7th, 2015 | By

British adventurer and climate scientist, Felicity Aston, talks travel

Thorrablot and Dark Music Days

Jan 6th, 2015 | By

Thorrablot marks the midwinter feasting time in Iceland.

Iceland in winter

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

If you haven’t considered Iceland as a winter holiday destination before then there are some good reasons why you should add it to your bucket list. Here are just three.

Saturday snippets: 23rd August 2014

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By
Cardiff Festival in the bay

Adrian looks at the various festivals and offers around, is surprised by how much money is donated to charities when we return from holidays and considers rail fares in both the UK and LA.

Saturday snippets: 17th of May 2014

May 17th, 2014 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Can nothing stop the continuing appeal of Croatia for visitors? More news from the country as Bolsover hopes to become a tourist destination, a beqach comes to Oxford and World Wine Week approaches.

Skiing in Iceland

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By

Why a skiing story just as the season is ending you might ask? But if you want to get a bit more skiing in before your skies until next winter have you considered Iceland?

Where the experts’ holiday: Josie Drew, author of cycling adventure books from around the world

Mar 23rd, 2014 | By

Long distance cyclist, Josie Drew, talks travel

Icelandic dreams

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By

This is only the second winter that Reykjavik in Iceland has attracted tourists to their glacier covered, geo-thermal driven island. Lynn Houghton visits in February to see what the fuss is about

Saturday snippets: 22 February 2014

Feb 22nd, 2014 | By

In a busy week, here are twelve stories you might have missed. And if your going to Orlando let us know about the new passport checking system.

Saturday snippets – 15th February 2014

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

Nottingham is riddled with caves, at least 450 of them. But these are man-made and many are under pubs so that is where many entrances are. I’ll leave you to ponder why they might be there. Now a research team in Nottingham has developed a new mobile phone application to allow people to explore the city’s caves from above ground. The free app will be available by the end of February. The application would have a map function to allow people to locate the caves
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Iceland‘s scary Christmas

Dec 10th, 2013 | By

Christmas has a tradition for making you feel warm and cosy.It‘s a time when you suppose that all is right with your world. Father Christmas himself is a jolly, cheering figure, reindeer are furry animals generating an “aah” factor.

But not in Iceland.

Saturday snippets – November 23 2013

Nov 23rd, 2013 | By

Adrian picks the flesh from the bones of some travel stories you might have missed this week.

Where the experts holiday: Colin Wright, author, entrepreneur and full time traveller

Aug 3rd, 2013 | By

Author and entrepreneur Colin Wright has spent the last four years travelling full time. Here the 28 year old shares his life in travel with CD-Traveller readers

Visiting Iceland’s volcanic past

May 21st, 2013 | By

Think of Iceland and what is your first thought? Possibly the eruption a couple of years ago of Eyjafjallajökull? Whatever it was our interest was whetted and now we provide the largest number of overseas visitors to Iceland.