Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism

Whether you're heading out to your holiday home, visiting to view a property or just escaping from it all, we've got the latest travel and tourism information to send you on your way.

Happy birthday Guinness!

Ireland is celebrating today as its national drink marks its 250th birthday - and millions of Guinness fans all over the world will be joining in the festivities by raising a glass of the black stuff - whilst hoards of tourists are expected to flock to the Irish capital this weekend...

£18 a night: World’s worst hotel – and proud

"Those wishing to stay at the Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, Amsterdam, do so at their own risk and will not hold the hotel liable for food poisoning, mental breakdowns, terminal illness, lost limbs, radiation poisoning, certain diseases associated with the 18th century, plague, etc."

Barbados, UAE sites added to World Heritage List

The United Nations World Heritage committee has recognised the historical value of both Barbados' capital, Bridgetown, and the Emirate city of Al Ain, and included them on the world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage List, which should see a significant rise in tourism to these areas.

New Portuguese immigration law invites non-EU property investors

Portugal is set to invite property investors in from outside the EU with new immigration laws. The draft regulation, approved in March, was presented to Parliament this month.

The best toilet in London? The view from The Shard’s loo…

The Shard opens its doors to the public next month to launch its sky-high viewing platform at equally tall prices but until then, here is a look at what could be the best toilet in London:

Home is where the (lion) heart is

If you are hunting for a home with the wow factor, it doesn't get much more wow than living in Richard the Lionheart's castle - the beautiful French chateau complete with medieval tavern has just come onto the market and is laying claim to being the King's final resting place...

What would a Brexit mean for the property industry?

Earlier this week, David Cameron confirmed that a referendum will be held on 23rd June to decide Britain's membership of the EU. But what would a Brexit mean for the property industry?

Brad and Angelina renting $11 million mansion in Malta

They've already put the French Riviera on the map with their £35 million chateau purchase in Brignoles, and now the European jetsetting power couple are set to do the same with Malta - they've rented an $11 million castle in the village of Qrendi for the summer.

Eurostar trades fewer services for longer trains

Eurostar is dropping some of its services from December, as it increases the capacity of its trains.

Titanic staircase rebuilt by architects

The staircase from the Titanic has been rebuilt by architects in Ireland to mark the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking. The epic construction project is Northern Ireland's largest-ever tourist project.
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2020/06/03 04:54:57pm