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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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