Thursday, 9 Jul 2020

Travel

Timelapse cab ride footage of an LNER Edinburgh to Aberdeen Azuma

Incredible timelapse driver’s-eye footage of a train speeding from Edinburgh across the Forth Bridge to Aberdeen at the equivalent of 1,100mph The 130-mile journey takes two hours and 38 minutes on average in real life But in this mesmerising clip the trip is completed in just seven minutes  The journey is one of the most […]

Can I travel to Spain now? New rules explained

Millions of Britons visit Spain each year, but for the past few months holidays in Spain have been banned as both countries endeavoured to fight against the spread of coronavirus. Now lockdown restrictions are beginning to ease and from July 4, people in England are allowed to take holidays. The Government has now published new […]

Jersey will reopen to tourists ahead of England

Tourists will be able to return to Jersey from Friday 3 July, after senators on the Channel Island voted to open its borders to unrestricted travel. But visitors face a rigorous procedure in order to enjoy the island, which is currently believed to have no active cases of coronavirus. Arriving travellers will have to register […]

Foreign Office issues major new updates for Brits visiting Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has made some major changes to its travel pages, with updated information for some of the nation’s favourite summer holiday destinations. The changes include Spain, Italy, Greece, and Turkey, along with many other global hotspots. READ MORE Camping & caravan holidays: Your postcode could see you banned Since March […]

Everything you need to know about visiting Turkey this summer

As tentative signs start to emerge of a revival for the travel industry, our minds are turning to potential holiday destinations for this summer. With sun, sea and shish kebab, Turkey has long been a popular travel destination for Britons in need of some vitamin D. But can British holidaymakers get there? And will we […]

Staycation boom to boost Plymouth and the Isle of Wight

The UK destinations best-placed for tourism recovery revealed: Staycation boom will boost Plymouth and the Isle of Wight, but London will suffer as it relies on foreign visitors New research looked at how fast the hotel sector will recover across the UK  Places expected to recover quickly include Exeter, Norwich and Blackpool  Typical tourist hotspots […]

Hollywood: Then and Now

Hooray for Hollywood We may think of the whole entertainment industry as “Hollywood,” but the actual Hollywood is a small part of the city of Los Angeles. In the 100-plus years the film industry has been in town, a lot has changed — in both. Some historic Hollywood landmarks remain today, some are gone forever, […]