Journal

Since we launched Shearwater Travel at the beginning of 2020 opportunities for travel have been few and far between. As the world opens up in 2021 we hope to be able to bring you tales of our travels.  In the meantime I hope to wet your appetite for travel with stories from our previous trips and our hopes for future travel.  

Bulletin – European Island Idylls

Last week Grant Schapps said that he would like the traffic lights system for international travel to distinguish between mainland and islands.  This provides real hope for countries like Greece, where the mainland is experiencing a third infection wave, but … Read More

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Bulletin – Gambia, Sri Lanka, Grenada plus Covid travel test tips

It feels like we are in the departure lounge at the moment waiting to see where we will be able to travel to from May.  We should know in a couple of weeks which seems very short notice for the airlines … Read More

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Bulletin – Reunion, Oman, Morocco plus Travel Traffic Light System

Looking at the proposed testing regime for returning to the UK plus Oman, Morocco and Reunion … Read More

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Bulletin – Malta, Seychelles, Israel plus Travel Traffic Light proposals

Covering the proposed traffic light system, Malta & Gozo, a long weekend in Israel, island hopping in the Seychelles and US road trips … Read More

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Bulletin – United States plus travel update

Including inspiration for holidays to the United States … Read More

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Weekly travel bulletin 23/03/21

While waiting for the report from the Global Travel Task force here are some ideas for a trip to Mauritius and the hidden Algarve … Read More

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Weekly travel bulletin 16/03/21

Introducing Shearwater Travel’s weekly bulletin and covering Israel, Turkey and the Azores … Read More

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Weekly Travel Bulletin 09/05/21

  Shearwater Travel provides independent travel advice you can trust.  Keep in touch with latest developments in international tourism with Shearwater Travel’s weekly travel bulletin covering changes to UK travel restrictions, destinations opening up to UK travellers, how to book safely and some … Read More

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Snorkelling at sunset

Snorkelling at sunset off our local beach in Alonissos.  No, you couldn’t see anything under the water but my seven-year old daughter was insistent we try.  It was serene and the sunset beautiful – made all the more special by … Read More

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Petals in the Azores

I have a thing about islands.  Always have.  And the more unusual and unvisited the better.  In 2004, I finally realised a dream to visit the tiny  specks you see on the map midway between Europe and the east coast … Read More

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