Posts Tagged ‘ Newport ’

Saturday snippets: 10th December 2016

Dec 10th, 2016 | By
nosecone with Santa stretched over it having been hit by a plane

Christmas festivities begin to appear in Adrian’s column along with tigers, all night tube services, how intellectually disabled passengers should be treated and what happened when Santa met Ryanair.

Saturday snippets: 11 January 2013

Jan 11th, 2014 | By

Given the floods, Adrian ponders whether 2014 will be the year of the British beach holiday as Expedia claims 2013 was.

Wales in Los Angeles

Feb 26th, 2012 | By

I have been in Los Angeles to see the LA Times Travel Show, one of the largest in the US. I expected to see stalls promoting parts of California, the Caribbean and Asia but Wales?

Newport: Cruise Capital of ??

Jul 15th, 2009 | By

Into Newport on South Wales on Monday came the Prinsendam, an 800 passenger cruiseship, the first one ever to dock there. It stopped as part of its tour around the UK and many locals are wondering why. The ship was only in Newport for a day but it seems as though none stayed in Newport. They joined coaches to be taken elsewhere and that has caused lots of humour.The local newspaper is the South Wales Argus and over 43 comments were added to its story.
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