Posts Tagged ‘ San Francisco ’

Are we still holidaying in the USA?

Apr 3rd, 2019 | By

It looks as though San Francisco is seeing fewer British holidaymakers but that may not be the case for the USA as a whole.

Where the experts holiday: Ruth and Tony Daly, Founders of Ranch Rider

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

Ruth and Tony Daly are passionate riders, the husband and wife team running tour operator Ranch Rider – one of the very few remaining independent specialist horseback holiday companies.  They give their take on their favourite holidays from American ranch stays to Caribbean cruises…

What’s hot: February 2018

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

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

In defence of Airbnb

Feb 27th, 2017 | By

Following the criticism of Airbnb on this site last week, Kaye Holland flocks to the online marketplace and hospitality service’s defence

Illuminating San Francisco

Dec 14th, 2016 | By
part of pier 92 illuminated

Where else would you see thirteen glass piano are hanging from the side of an apartment block but San Francisco?.

What’s hot: December 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

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

What’s hot: August 2016

Aug 1st, 2016 | By

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

Postcard from Argentina, part eight: behind closed doors

Apr 29th, 2016 | By

Kaye discovers a secret world of dining in Buenos Aires

Saturday snippets: 23rd January 2016

Jan 23rd, 2016 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

Trains, lights, national parks and air passenger refunds are just some of things that Adrian draws together this week.

How to cook the perfect carbonara

Aug 25th, 2015 | By

Discover how to make a classic pasta carbonara

Notes from a traveller

Mar 2nd, 2015 | By

Kaye has itchy feet – again. Read why and where they’re taking her only on Just About Travel


Feb 4th, 2015 | By

Think San Francisco and gardens or tulips are not the first things that will spring to your mind.

The pros and cons of Airbnb

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Letting your home to holidaymakers does have a downside says Kaye Holland

The Airbnb epidemic

Aug 21st, 2014 | By

Generation X has embraced Airbnb says Gen X’er Kaye Holland

Where the experts holiday: Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Travel Times

Aug 7th, 2014 | By

Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Mexican travel magazine – Travel Times – talks travel

London calling: Kaye Holland

Jul 17th, 2014 | By

Ahead of the two year anniversary of the Olympic Games, London based journalist and co-founder of Talk of the Town, Kaye Holland, opens her little black book to reveal the best places to eat, shop and play in London Town

San Francisco Travel Association welcomes visitors with eco-friendly street banners

Apr 21st, 2013 | By

EKO material will replace highly toxic PVC material used in most banners and cities

Where the experts holiday: Jose Pizarro

Jan 11th, 2013 | By

World renowned chef, Jose Pizarro – aka the ‘godfather of Spanish cuisine’ – talks travel

Derry: one of the best cities in the world

Nov 8th, 2012 | By

Derry has been named the fourth best city in the world

Five fab reasons to head to the American west this autumn

Sep 2nd, 2012 | By

Post summer travel boasts big benefits: smaller crowds, cooler temperatures, and off-season hotel specials, just to name a few. Check out these five reasons to pack your bags and head west…

California Dreamin’

Jul 5th, 2012 | By

Want to blast away the blues? Go west to the Golden State, writes Kaye Holland

2011 a banner year for San Francisco

Jul 4th, 2012 | By

San Francisco welcomed close to 2.9 million overseas visitors in 2011- an increase of nearly 10 percent over 2010

Surfin’ Santa Cruz

Jun 13th, 2012 | By

Kaye Holland makes waves in sunny Santa Cruz

Happy 75th birthday, Golden Gate Bridge!

May 27th, 2012 | By

As San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 75th birthday today, we give you this engineering marvel by numbers

Great spots to view the Golden Gate Bridge

May 23rd, 2012 | By

As the Golden Gate Bridge gets ready to celebrate its 75th anniversary on Sunday, we give you the low-down on five fabulous spots to view what is arguably San Francisco’s most popular and photographed landmark

Spotlight on San Francisco

May 22nd, 2012 | By

Ahead of the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th birthday on May 27, San Francisco has never looked more golden writes Kaye Holland. Read her guide to the city with its head in the clouds, here

Oakland is on the up

May 15th, 2012 | By

The writer and poet Gertrude Stein, who was born in Oakland, once remarked about her California birthplace: “Oakland? There’s no there, there.” Fast forward to today and few would agree with Gertrude

London 2012 organisers allow babes in arms in, after all

May 10th, 2012 | By

So Olympic organisers, Locog, have done a U turn and declared that babies and infants under 12 months will be allowed free entry into London Olympic venues – provided they are seated on their parent’s lap