Posts Tagged ‘ New Zealand ’

Green light for travel!

May 8th, 2021 | By

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



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.



Some travel tips for 2021 – part two

Dec 28th, 2020 | By

Just about Travel continues its look at what is being tipped for the coming year.



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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Forget Australia this year?

Jun 18th, 2020 | By
Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Australian tourism minister yesterday said that the Australian border might stay closed until next year for short term visitors.



Winning the battle?

Apr 28th, 2020 | By

For the time being, people around the world are going to have to settle on tourism near to where they live. Then might come domestic tourism in another month or so.



Spain on the decline?

Feb 4th, 2020 | By

Spain is only the choice of 13.6% of people aged 25-34.



Tourist safety

Dec 10th, 2019 | By

Should tour operators deliver tours to live volcanoes?. If yes, at what point do operators decide that there should err on the side of caution and stop tours?



What’s hot: October 2019

Oct 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now These Kiwi boots were made for walking Do you love walking and New Zealand in equal measure? Then get excited for the new Paparoa Track, due to open on December 1 on South Island’s rugged West Coast. Crossing the Paparoa Range, the 35-mile trail takes in rocky landscapes, rainforests and alpine peaks. Newzealand-in-depth.co.uk All aboard for booze London has its first London Bar Bus, courtesy of The Original Tour
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What’s hot: June 2019

Jun 1st, 2019 | By

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



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: 30th March 2019

Mar 30th, 2019 | By

Two new museums, a BA flight to the wrong destination and a new national park in Argentina attract Adrian’s attention this week



Saturday snippets: 6th October 2018

Oct 6th, 2018 | By

New Zealand and Venice both are likely to introduce more rules which might deter tourists visiting whereas Malaysia and Dubai want to attract many more of us.



Saturday snippets: 25th of August 2018

Aug 25th, 2018 | By
Costa Rica

There are a spate of cruise stories this week as most of us settle down to enjoy the last bank holiday until Christmas.



What’s hot: August 2018

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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



Why is New Zealand introducing a tourist tax?

Jun 19th, 2018 | By

Could it be that taxing non-voters is just a trendy and easy thing to do?



Saturday snippets: 16th June 2018

Jun 16th, 2018 | By

Its county show time and with five at the very least happening in the next week or so its time to see how they have altered over the years. And if you visit London, pop to the Brazilian embasssy to see how the country helped the UK in WWII.



Where the experts holiday: Elliott Grant, founder of travel and location app Hoof

Dec 19th, 2017 | By

Here Elliott Grant, creator of Hoof – a new trip curation app that allows users to log their travels and connect with like-minded travellers – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers…



What’s hot: November 2017

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

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



Where the experts holiday: Selina Siak Chin Yoke, novelist

Aug 27th, 2017 | By

Acclaimed Malaysian Chinese novelist, Selina Siak Chin Yoke, whose writing is influenced by her travel research across South East Asia and exploration into her Malaysian heritage – which prompted a change in career and new outlook on life – shares her experiences with Just About Travel readers



Saturday snippets: June 10th 2017

Jun 10th, 2017 | By

Ireland and the USA are seeking more British holidaymakers. Would you consider a summer holiday there?



Where the experts holiday: Matt Earle and Josh Hall, stars of Blade NZ

May 7th, 2017 | By

Pals Josh Hall and Matt Earle recently rollerbladed the length of New Zealand, filming their adventure for a new travel TV series. Here the skating pair share their travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



The art of compromise

Mar 7th, 2017 | By

Most couples know each other pretty well by the time they get married, so are used to making compromises in their daily lives. But travelling together is different. Out of your comfort zones you discover new things about each other. You might share ideals about everyday life but have very different ideas when it comes to adventure. So what do you do?



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 3

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
Macchi Piccu, Peru

We continue with the last of the tips we have received for holidays in 2017



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 2

Dec 30th, 2016 | By
new Orleans

Advice and tips from tour operators on where to holiday in 2017 is compiled from those received before Christmas. Canada, New Orleans, Russia, South Africa and Chile feature across the lists.



Saturday snippets: 19th November 2016

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
overhead view of Thorne Island

A listed fort, toilets, supersonic flights, high-speed rail between Singapore and Malaysia, APD and Christmas Markets are on Adrian’s radar screen this week.



Waterfall season in Okarito

Oct 14th, 2015 | By

In the waterfall season in New Zealnd – Spring – one place to visit should be Okarito.



Saturday snippets: 16th May 2015

May 16th, 2015 | By

Adrian includes a competition, ferry price reductiona and new attractions running over the bank holiday weekend in this week’s round-up.