Posts Tagged ‘ Latvia ’

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.

Weekly holiday review: 9th October 2020

Oct 9th, 2020 | By
the harbour in Kyrenia

Following is news from some destinations Britons and Irish visit Cyprus – The authorities in the north of Cyprus are allowing arrivals from the UK. You must show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result (done between 0 – 120 hours prior to the time of the flight) on arrival. You must then enter authority-assigned quarantine facilities for 7 days. A second PCR test will be carried out at the end of the quarantine period. All travellers should be aware that if other passengers on your
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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.

You can go to Spain again

Jul 25th, 2020 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Scots can travel to the Canaries and enjoy Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote and La Gomera again.

24 hours later – a revised list

Jul 6th, 2020 | By
an image of Brtish Columbia

Readers are strongly advised to look at the destinations they are thinking of travelling to and checking the local regulations before they even book a holiday.

Saturday snippets – 4th January 2014

Jan 4th, 2014 | By

Welcome back to those readers who join me each Saturday as we highlight the less covered travel stories of the week. A happy new year to you all even if the year has continued where the old left off- with rain, wind and flooding. Am I the first to suggest there is a new form of visitor – the Disaster Tourist who journeys to take photographs and make life less easy for the emergency services? In both Surrey and sout-east Wales I came across people,
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Off the page

Feb 26th, 2013 | By

JK Rowling was on a slow train to London when a bespectacled boy wizard popped into her head. Stuck on the train, Rowling learnt an important lesson for any writer: never go anywhere without a pen! She eventually made it home, and Harry Potter made it onto the page and the big screen. But the magic of Harry Potter goes way beyond books and movies

What’s hot: May 2012

May 2nd, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Bhutan and the Black Sea resort of Batuni get the thumbs up, but readers are advised to avoid the Big Apple’s JFK airport

Baltic dreams

Nov 24th, 2009 | By

Travel writer and photographer, Anthony Lydekker, shares his experience of Latvia with CD-Traveller readers. (for Anthony’s earlier story on Latvia see 9 November 2010)

Latvia – Youth, architectural beauty and music

Nov 9th, 2009 | By

Youth, architectural beauty and music really stood out for us in Latvia.

Riga (the capital pop. 800,000) is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its celebrated
streets of Art Nouveau facades mainly from 1900 to 1917 and many are apartment buildings still in use . The architecture now has its own museum: Rigas Jugendstila Centrs. A curious city feature is the hundreds of spires – not just on churches. Map reading by spire can be easier than reading street names.