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May 2023 – Featuring Oman

Destination of the month in May is Oman. For some inspiration and ideas of the things to see and do in this magical country click here.

Argentina - Perito Moreno Glacier

Bulletin April 2023 – Visiting Patagonia

Having returned from an amazing trip to the region, our April bulletin focussed on the fabulous region of Patagonia which straddles both Chile and Argentina. Click here to read the bulletin

Visiting the Cape Verde islands

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that I spent time last month visiting some of the gorgeous Cape Verde islands – an archipelago of 10 islands over 300 miles off the west coast of Africa. For a few years now, … Read More

Bulletin – Where to See Giant Tortoises and Turtles

As a seasoned tortoise owner I was interested to read in the papers at the weekend that the world’s oldest land animal, Jonathan, a giant tortoise resident in St Helena, turns 190 this year.  Tortoises (not to be confused with their … Read More

Bulletin – Inspiration for Winter Sun Travels

Here’s to a healthy and happy 2022 full of travel and adventures.  As 2021 went by, overseas holidays became more of a possibility and those who made it abroad reported a sense of freedom and happiness at having finally got away. My … Read More

Bulletin – Jordan in depth plus United States Travel Update

Yesterday morning at 08.30 BA flight 001 and Virgin Airlines VS3 took off from Heathrow destined for New York.  They were the first flights taking travellers to the US for over 18 months.  Fantastic news for family and friends who have been … Read More

Bulletin – Sri Lanka plus Travel Red List Update

For the first time in long while it is now simpler to list the countries where UK travellers cannot go than to list where the UK government allows them to travel. The Travel Red List has been reduced to just seven … Read More

Bulletin – Magical Oman plus Travel List Reform

What a difference a week makes!  This time last week the UK had a complicated traffic travel light system with differing levels of quarantine and tests depending on your vaccination status and destination.  Now we know that from Monday 4 October that system … Read More

Bulletin – Autumn Sun in Italy plus Travel Update

After a summer break, Shearwater Travel’s bulletin is back.  Since my last bulletin there have been a number of changes to the traffic light travel lists but unfortunately not enough for travel overseas to be stress and test-free just yet. … Read More

Bulletin – Croatia plus Best Bets for Europe this Summer

Since my last bulletin there have been changes to the requirements for fully vaccinated travellers returning to the UK from Amber List countries and movement in both directions between the Green and Amber Lists.  Great news for fully vaccinated travellers … Read More