US Virgin Islands and US Territory of Puerto Rico – reconsider your need to travel

28 September 2017 admin Comments Off on US Virgin Islands and US Territory of Puerto Rico – reconsider your need to travel Travel Warnings

Think seriously about whether you need to travel here due to the high level of risk. If you do travel, do your research and take a range of extra safety precautions, including having contingency plans. Check that your travel insurer will cover you.   The US Virgin Islands and the US territory of Puerto Rico […]

New Orleans

25 September 2017 admin Comments Off on New Orleans Travel Tips & Advice

No matter the time of year, New Orleans welcomes its visitors in a grand way to experience Caribbean, American, French and African cultures colliding in a brilliant explosion of flavours, emotions and sounds. Music is everywhere here, people live to eat and every day is a party here in the birthplace of Jazz, which is […]

Latest Advice for Hurricane Irma

12 September 2017 admin Comments Off on Latest Advice for Hurricane Irma Travel Warnings

Hurricane Irma made landfall in south Florida on Sunday 10 September (local time). The powerful and potentially catastrophic storm is forecast to move north near or along Florida’s west coast, before moving inland over the Florida Panhandle and south-western Georgia. Expect hurricane-like conditions, including high winds, heavy rain and storm surges. Authorities are warning that […]

World Heritage Site No. 4 – Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York

11 September 2017 admin Comments Off on World Heritage Site No. 4 – Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York Travel Tips & Advice

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984 The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France on the 100th anniversary of U.S. independence in 1876, dedicated on Oct. 28, 1886. Standing at the entrance to New York Harbor, it has welcomed millions of immigrants to the USA […]

Storm Warning

11 September 2017 admin Comments Off on Storm Warning Travel Warnings

Please exercise extreme safety precautions in the United States in relation to the following information: Hurricane Irma has now developed into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane with sustained winds up to 295 km/h and is forecast to hit Puerto Rico on 7 September 2017 (local time). Expect extremely high winds, heavy rain and storm […]

World Heritage Site No. 3 – Everglades National Park, Florida

5 September 2017 admin Comments Off on World Heritage Site No. 3 – Everglades National Park, Florida Travel Tips & Advice

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1979 The largest subtropical wilderness in the USA, the 1.5 million-acre Everglades National Park provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species, including the manatee, the American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther. Camping, boating, fishing, hiking, bird watching in addition to ranger-guided programs are just a sampling […]

World Heritage Site No. 2 – Yosemite National Park, California

5 September 2017 admin Comments Off on World Heritage Site No. 2 – Yosemite National Park, California Travel Tips & Advice

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984 In the heart of California, this park offers a dramatic landscape and awe-inspiring views. With its hanging valleys, many waterfalls, cirque lakes, polished domes, moraines and U-shaped valleys, Yosemite National Park provides an excellent example of granite monoliths shaped by glaciation. Plan ahead for a trip to this […]