Five Inspiring Travel Reads this Week

Posted on November 08, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

      Havana’s Second Revolution In this dispatch for BBC Travel, Matt Bolton investigates the vibrant market culture of Havana, Cuba.   Andalucia: Stay Close to the Tracks for a Local Feast Rustic fare is on the menu as Andy Lynes sets out on a gourmet tour of Andalucia from the Spanish city of […]

Tips from a Travel Writer: Dublin

Posted on October 09, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

    Travel writer Julie McNamee takes us on a tour of the best places to visit in Dublin’s newest village…   Exploring the Docklands Area Spend some time walking the canal paths that lead from the dock area, just 10 minutes’ walk from central Dublin. A weekly “walk and talk” group meets at 2pm […]

Lufthansa Passengers Hit by Strike Delays and Cancellations Today

Posted on April 22, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

  Passengers flying with Lufthansa are facing serious travel disruption today as the German airline has cancelled nearly all of its flights in Europe due to a staff strike. Just 20 of its 1650 scheduled short-haul flights are due to operate the airline said. Long –haul passengers are set to experience “massive flight cancellations and […]

Five Inspiring Travel Reads this Week

Posted on March 15, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

    New York’s Best Asian Restaurants Carol Cain usually writes at Girl Gone Travel but this week she was doing a spot of guest posting over at Startle blog– the official blog of Forbes Travel.  Check out her round-up of New York City’s best Asian restaurants…if this mouthwatering list is anything to go by, […]

Iberia Strikes Set to Disrupt 70000 Passengers this Week

Posted on February 18, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

  Spanish airline Iberia is estimating that around 70,000 passengers will be affected by strikes at the airline this week. The five-day strike began today, meaning it falls right in the middle of the UK half term holidays – affecting over 1000 flights. Staff, including baggage handlers, pilots and cabin crew are set to hold […]

Iberia Announces February Strikes

Posted on February 07, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

  Double-check those travel dates if you’re heading to Spain with Iberia this month. Workers at the Spanish airline  today announced 15 days of strikes in protest against the company’s plans to cut 4,500 workers – up to 23% of the airline’s workforce. The strikes by ground staff and cabin crew are due to take […]

Icy Conditions Ahead for UK and Ireland Drivers

Posted on February 05, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

Anyone picking up a rental car with  in the UK or Ireland this week is being warned to prepare for wintry weather conditions. Up to five inches of snow and 70mph winds are forecast in the UK, just two weeks after the country was hit by severe blizzards. The Met Office issued a severe […]

Five Inspiring Travel Reads this Week

Posted on January 25, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

    Never Ending Voyage: Our Favourite Slow Travel Experiences Simon Fairbairn and Erin McNeaney left the UK in 2010 to set off on an adventure around the world. This week, Erin looked back over her favourite travel experiences so far including cooking lessons in Asia and volunteering with community projects in South America. MyPostcardFrom:  […]

Spain Introduces New Law for Expat Drivers this Week

Posted on January 17, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

  New laws requiring expat drivers to complete a medical examination are due to come into force this week. EU Directive 2012/126 begins on January 19thand will mean that UK drivers living in Spain under the age of 65 will be required to take a medical every 10 years. Drivers aged over 65 will have […]

UK Weather Forecasters Predict Snow Related Travel Disruption

Posted on January 14, 2013 by Fiona Hilliard

If you’re travelling to Ireland or the UK over the coming days, prepare yourself for potential delays at Dublin airport car hire desks as snow hits the east coast of Ireland and much of the UK. The UK’s Met Office is urging road users and air passengers to prepare for possible travel delays and disruption […]

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