Posts Tagged ‘ Tourists ’

Getting off the touristed path

Dec 14th, 2018 | By

It’s no secret that some of the world’s most amazing destinations are feeling the tourism squeeze. But that’s no reason to stay put: as communities cope with travellers’ all-too-loving embrace, being a good tourist just means getting strategic about where to go and when

Postcard from Argentina, part eight continued: behind closed doors

Apr 30th, 2016 | By

Kaye discovers a secret world of dining in Buenos Aires

Philadelphia climbs to 13th on the list of top 20 US cities for overseas travellers

Jul 7th, 2014 | By

Philadelphia is a prime American destination for overseas travellers

Reasons to take a river cruise

Jun 24th, 2014 | By

A river cruise is widely considered to be the most civilised way to see the best of Europe. Here’s the run down on why your next trip should be a river cruise

Isla Mujeres: island bliss

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

The tiny coral island of Isla Mujeres is close to Cancun but, unlike the gaudy mega resort, hasn’t yet lost its charm writes Kaye Holland

What’s hot: November 2013

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s a great time to visit Poland or the pandas in Chengdu but Botswana is being boycotted

Put down the camera!

Apr 3rd, 2013 | By

Whether you stayed put in Blighty (brrrrr!) or escaped to sunnier climes, I hope you had great Easter

Egyptian cabinet announces unprecedented visa changes

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

The Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri, Ministers of Tourism, International Corporation, Foreign Affairs and Interior have announced for the first time ever, changes to obtaining tourist visas on arrival to all Egyptian Ports for a variety of tourist nationalities

Holiday a-bored

May 28th, 2012 | By

One in three holidaymakers rarely venture outside their hotel complex on holiday, according to new research from lholiday provider Eurocamp

Scamming Tourists at Bangkok Airport

Jul 21st, 2009 | By

Tourists are fleeced at Bangkok Airport by some duty free areas who seem to be in league with uniformed people.

Until the authorities clean this up in a country where corruption seems to have become a byword, it is better that tourists avoid the duty free areas.

In the press in the last few days there has been a story about two people from Cambridge who, it was claimed by authorities, were suspected of shoplifting. After coughing up £7.500 they were able to leave the country. The BBC website has a story by Jonathan Head which summarises the background.