• Cost of city breaks tumbles in popular European destinations

    Cost of city breaks tumbles in popular European destinations0

    Holidaymakers planning city breaks in 2019 may find they get better value for money than a year ago as the typical costs in many tourist hotspots have tumbled, analysis has found. The review of 48 destinations by Post Office Travel Money found the cost of a city break can vary hugely – from under £150

  • School children celebrate World Book Day

    School children celebrate World Book Day0

    Children dressed as their favourite characters from books yesterday as part of the World Book Day celebrations. When the Chronicle arrived at John Mackintosh Hall children from St Mary’s School and Loreto Convent were taking part in the fun. An animated orator dressed as a witch treated them to a story telling experience and the

  • Ascension Island

    Ascension Island0

    In this week’s travel feature, local traveller Shaun Yeo explores Ascension Island. A remote isolated volcanic Island found in the South Atlantic Ocean, which most people have never heard of before; Ascension Island. The Island was discovered in 1501 by João da Nova Castella, a Portuguese seafarer. His visit went unrecorded, and was “discovered again”