Only a decade ago Colombia was a place for the hardy, or some would say foolhardy, visitor, but recent years have been ringing in the changes in this north-western corner of the South American continent
Bank holidays are made for children. But you do ever get tired of taking them to the same thing? At Caldicot Castle in Monmouthshire there is something different set against a stunnning backdrop of the castle.
Visitors to Caldicot Castle on the weekend of Sunday 2nd and Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May can experience the drama and tension as they travel back in time to 1674 and meet the famous buccaneer, Sir Henry Morgan and a crew of his most ferocious comrades from his notorious pirate vessel The Dolphin, newly returned from the pirate haunts of the Caribbean.
Egypt has been one of the success stories of the last few years. Blessed with a fascinating culture, beaches on the Red Sea and a heritage that is second to none, Egypt could be seen as almost the perfect destination. Everything is there.
Now there will be more as they develop the “White Med” which is the coastline west of Alexandria and towards El Alamein and beyond
What would your reaction be if you had planned a holiday somewhere but there was a chance of a strike disrupting your plans? Would you take no notice and still go? Would you immediately plan to holiday elsewhere? Would you still plan to go but check your travel insurance first and then decide?
Greece has decided that tourism is so valuable to its economy that it has announced that if disruption is caused by strikes or even a return of the volcanic ash problem, they will cover whatever extra costs a tourist might have to face. The tourism minister, Pavlos Ggeroulanos, said that they (the Greek Government presumably) would guarantee to pay for any extra accommodation costs in the event of a strike. At the same time he announced a new tourism campaign to persuade us to take our holidays this year.
Out of work and saddled with an overwhelming desire to travel? Why not spend the summer working abroad as an aupair… One member of the CD Traveller team did just that: read her report below
Amidst endless Mary Poppins cracks and Sound Of Music jokes, I packed my suitcase and ventured to Heidi’s native land with [...]
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