Wednesday, September 28, 2016
   
Text Size

NITN

Warm English welcome in sunny Valetta

By ROBIN NOWACKI

IN 2007 The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh chose to spend their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Malta for it was here as a newly married couple they lived some of their happiest and certainly most carefree years. The then young Princess Elizabeth enjoying her role simply as the wife of a young Royal Navy officer stationed here.

For 150 years the islands of Malta, Gozo, and Comino, which make up the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean, with the magnificent natural harbour at Valetta on Malta, were a key strategic hub of the British Empire and hence defended at all cost.

Read More...

 

IT’S VEGAS FOR VALUE!

Las Vegas may not be the cheapest destination, but it gets high marks for value, writes CIARAN MULLIGAN

FANCY a sun holiday with great food, great entertainment and great value? I bet you didn't automatically think Las Vegas, however there are now great value Holidays to Las Vegas whether it's through your local travel agent or direct with airlines.

Read More...

   

Enchanted by the Italian Lakes

By ROBIN NOWACKI

BEING a skiing enthusiast, mountains in summer were not my thing, but as the warm sun shone highlighting the contrasts of Lake Maggiore’s serene tranquil azure waters with the dark greens of the pine forested Alps above, the Borromean islands topped with palaces and small boats passing by, I became quite enchanted.

In just an hour I had travelled from Milan’s busy Malpensa Airport to find total peace in the setting of Italy’s magnificent Lake Maggiore, one of my most pleasant surprises in recent years.

Read More...

   

Fisherman who landed Florida....

Inveterate road-tripper MICHAEL BEATTIE - more at home driving hundreds of miles across the United States - experiences his first ever ‘settled’ American holiday…

IN 1881 Hamilton Disston went fishing with a friend – and landed more than he could ever have imagined. Because that trip from Philadelphia to the rivers and lakes of central Florida ultimately made him the biggest landowner in America.

Disston was an industrialist who ran a huge saw manufacturing business. And while casting his line it suddenly struck him that he could drain the enormous tracts of swampland around him and reclaim them for agriculture.

So he bought four million acres of wetland and quickly changed the fortunes of the entire state.

Read More...

   

Thames-eye view of the city sights

Northern Ireland Travel News’ Editor BRIAN OGLE sampled a luxurious Thames River Cruise with Bateaux London…

What better way to enjoy the sights of London than to escape the exhaust fumes, hustle, bustle and clamour of the city streets, and relax with a glass of wine, a three course meal, a superb 360-degree panorama of the city centre and an informative comprehensive running commentary on one of the world's most distinctive skylines.

Read More...

   

Page 3 of 41

Latest Travel Reports

  • OUT FOR A DUCKS! OUT FOR A DUCKS!
    Northern Ireland Travel News’ Editor, Brian Ogle, recently visited the family-run Ducks Hotel in Kilspindie I have always prided myself on an acute, natural sense of direction and scoffed at those...
    Read More...
  • SOUTHERN CITY BELLE WHERE THE BARBECUE IS KING SOUTHERN CITY BELLE WHERE THE BARBECUE IS KING
    ANDREA McVEIGH visits the barbecue capital of the world, the city of Charlotte, North Carolina THE barbecue is king in America’s Queen City of Charlotte, Northern Carolina. The residents of this...
    Read More...
  • FALLING IN LOVE WITH SUNNY BEACH! FALLING IN LOVE WITH SUNNY BEACH!
    In search of a great family holiday at the lowest price possible, PAULA McAREAVEY booked her family on a getaway to Sunny Beach, Bulgaria last month… WHEN booking my holiday this year I was like any...
    Read More...
  • MY BIG FAT GREEK WELCOME MY BIG FAT GREEK WELCOME
    LOCATION, Location, Location...! Certainly where London is concerned it’s all about location. So that was the main criteria when choosing accommodation for my first all-sightseeing trip to the capital...
    Read More...
  • MIXING BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE! MIXING BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE!
    CIARAN MULLIGAN decided to mix business with pleasure on a trip Down Under… WHEN it comes to flying Down Under on business there is only one way to go and that's direct as possible and in business...
    Read More...
  • BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON
    ANDREA McVEIGH visits little known Indian state of Gujarat and the white desert of the famous Rann of Kutch… UNDER the light of a dazzling full moon, we crunched across a vast white plain, our prints...
    Read More...
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Contact Details

  • NI Travel News
  • Unit 1, Windsor Business Park
  • Belfast
  • BT9 7DW
  • 028 9066 6151