With the tourism explosion affecting even smaller cities such as Porto, visitors and locals alike are looking for more ‘authentic’ days out. But is that possible?
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Vatican considers limit on museum visitors amid safety fears
Tour guides claim at least 10 visitors a day faint in crowds making way to Sistine Chapel
Excerpt from the book Travels through History : Northern Ireland and Scotland Belfast and the Causeway Coast has been rated best region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet. In September 2017, Scotland was voted the most beautiful country in the world by a respected travel company, Rough Guides Dunluce Castle dates from around 1500 whenContinue reading “Dunluce Castle”
Thailand’s Maya Bay, location for The Beach, to close to tourists
The bucket-list beach on the island of Koh Phi Phi Leh became famous when it featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, but environmental concerns mean it will close to tourists from June
Thomas Cook resumes UK flights to Tunisia after Sousse attack
First British holidaymakers since 2015 travel to country with the tour operator
You can’t see the Empire State Building from the top’: readers on overrated tourist sights
With a new zoo in China leaving visitors underwhelmed, here are other tourist attractions people have found a letdown
Weed and wine tours in California
With recreational use becoming legal in January 2018, visitors to the state can join trips matching cannabis with the more established grape-based legal high of the region
The Royal Mile – Edinburgh
Excerpt from the book Travels through History : Northern Ireland and Scotland Belfast and the Causeway Coast has been rated best region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet. In September 2017, Scotland was voted the most beautiful country in the world by a respected travel company, Rough Guides. ========= The Royal Mile is the nameContinue reading “The Royal Mile – Edinburgh”
Take the kids to … The Making of Harry Potter, Warner Bros Studio, Leavesden, Herts
This tour of the behind-the-scenes magic that went into transferring JK Rowling’s stories from page to screen will delight fans of the boy wizard, especially at Christmas, but watch out for expensive extras
Can Middle East tourism ever recover?
The Islamic world’s mystery and riches once attracted droves of western holidaymakers. But terrorism has devastated the industry in Egypt and Tunisia – and even countries untouched by conflict. Is there any way back?