Travel Talk with Ed Finn
Travel Talk is on air every Saturday with award-winning travel journalist & broadcaster Ed Finn, broadcast on Saturday Live with Carol Dooley.
Ed & Carol answer all your travel queries and interview some amazing and inspiring people from the world of travel. With the current restrictions on travel we continue to bring you the latest on developments and news across the Travel Industry.
Tune in to Saturday Live every Saturday from 11am - you can email your questions to email@example.com or contact Ed on social media - @edfinntravel
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The New EU Digital Green Pass
Saturday, March 6th, 2021
The European Commission wants to issue a certificate, dubbed a Digital Green Pass, that would allow people who have been vaccinated to travel and move more freely
Paul Hackett Talks Travel Industry Survival
Saturday, February 27th, 2021
On Travel Talk today we are joined by Paul Hackett, CEO of Click and Go and member of the ITAA to brief us on the current state of affairs with the Irish Travel Industry
Super Summer Staycation Offers
Saturday, February 20th, 2021
Today on Travel Talk Self Catering properties may be booking up fast but there are lots of really good Hotels Deals available for this summer - email firstname.lastname@example.org
Verona - City of Lovers
Saturday, February 13th, 2021
Today on Travel Talk we visit Verona, Italy's Most Romantic City.
KILKENNY GETS SET TO REOPEN TOURISM THIS SPRING
Saturday, February 6th, 2021
KILKENNY ADOPTS A NEW APPROACH TO TOURISM ‘Outdoor Tourism’ to Become Key Component in Kilkenny’s Tourist Offering for 2021 - Kilkenny Tourism is preparing to re-open to visitors this year. The tourism organisation for the county is planning to highligh
Sunny Porto without a Storm!
Saturday, January 30th, 2021
Portugal’s second city has been undergoing a magical rejuvenation in 2020This is definitely a Porto without a storm. Ed also chatted to Aoife Healy from the Ireland Portugal Business Network about a great new series of webinars about working and living
Time for Algarve Living
Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
The Ireland Portugal Business Network (IPBN) is launching a four-part-series of webinars showcasing opportunities to live, retire, and work in the Algarve. I interviewed the Ireland Portugal Business Network chair Aoife Healy who told me the series is d
Star Struck in Sunny Tenerife
Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
Tenerife has shed its image of being a little tacky and today has morphed into a sophisticated destination happy to hold its own in the company of high spenders, gastronomes and seasoned golfers.
Exciting Post Covid Travel Ideas
Saturday, January 16th, 2021
Today on Travel Talk we look at some great alternative Travel Destinations with our Beat the Crowds Bucket List - Oregon, Sweden and Asturias
Welcome to Rügen - The Jewel of Germany's Baltic Coast
Saturday, January 9th, 2021
Welcome to Rügen, Germany’s largest island, famous with poets, artists and outdoor explorers and popular for it’s sandy coastlines and dramatic chalky cliffs. Rugen has been a seaside resort since 1818 and is one of Germany’s top holiday spots
Some Fab New Year Travel Ideas
Saturday, January 2nd, 2021
We start off the New Year on Travel Talk with three exciting Travel Ideas for 2021 - from the new Paris to Le Havre Cycle Way - La Seine à Vélo to The Jewel of the Cyclades - Santorini with Aer Lingus finishing with a touch of luxury onboard the luxurious
It's Czech Christmas Traditions
Saturday, December 19th, 2020
We are joined on Travel Talk by a special guest Katarina Hobbs from Czech Tourism who tells us all about Czech Christmas Traditions and their new campaign - Plan Today for Czech In 2021
Discover the new World of Digital Nomads and Work-Cations
Saturday, December 12th, 2020
Imagine traveling the world, surfing the waves of unspoilt beaches, meeting new people - and still being able to work remotely with unwavering Wi-Fi, in a community of like-minded remote workers and digital nomads. All of this, at a price you can afford.
We are completely out of step with what is happening in the rest of Europe.
Saturday, December 5th, 2020
Michael Collins the MD of TravelMedia.ie Michael has taken three rapid antigen tests, in three European airports in a three day in a bid to prove Ireland can safely reopen for international travel. He tells us how the European Commissio
Black Friday Hotel Deals & Mandatory Flight Vaccinations
Saturday, November 28th, 2020
Alan Joyce, the Irish man leading Australia’s largest airline says it will be mandatory for passengers to get vaccinated against Covid-19 before travelling on its aircraft. Plus some AMAZING Black Friday Hotel Deals around Ireland.
Thousands sign up for Royal Caribbean’s ‘mock cruise’ programme
Saturday, November 21st, 2020
Thousands of cruise fans have signed up to volunteer for Royal Caribbean’s ‘mock cruise’ programme and Burren tourism group wins international Lonely Planet travel award for sustainable tourism
Titanic Shipwreck Tours and The Canaries Covid Testing
Saturday, November 14th, 2020
Trips to the Titanic Shipwreck for 2021 and Covid 19 Tests in the Canaries from just €10 with Travel Media MD Michael Collins
Two New Blue Book Members and an Epic Win
Saturday, November 7th, 2020
Two exciting new members for Ireland's Blue Book and Irish museum Epic has won Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the World Travel Awards 2020
Some Spooktacular things to do this Halloween
Saturday, October 31st, 2020
Some Spooktacular things to do this Halloween
Condé Naste Traveller Awards 2020
Saturday, October 24th, 2020
Condé Naste Traveller Awards - Four hotels in Ireland have been named among Europe’s top resorts at the Condé Nast Traveller's 33rd annual Readers' Choice Awards
Explore Anywhere with All Trails
Saturday, October 17th, 2020
The beauty of nature doesn’t need to be hard to find, with All Trails you can build the largest collection of hand-curated trail guides, so you can explore the outdoors with confidence. Anytime. Anywhere.
Open House and Guide Fest
Saturday, October 10th, 2020
Open House Dublin and Guide Fest 2020
Stay and Spend Scheme - Does it fall short?
Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
The new Stay and Spend Scheme is it unfair and it does it fall far short of the real support the tourism and hospitality sector needs.
Discovering Lovely Leitrim
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
Today on Travel Talk on Saturday Live with Carol Dooley just after 11.30am we discover "A true hidden gem" in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands You’re never far from stunning scenery in Lovely Leitrim.
Travel Talk interviews Paul Hackett
Saturday, September 19th, 2020
Paul Hackett - CEO of Click&Go and Board Member of the ITAA (Irish Travel Agents Association) - says Ireland is "totally out on our own" in the EU with the current restrictions.
A Walk on "The Wilder" Side
Saturday, September 12th, 2020
A Luxury Dublin Staycation
Thy Kingdom Come
Saturday, August 29th, 2020
A Wonderful self-catering holiday ay the Castlerosse Park Resort in Kerry - A Nature Lovers Paradise.....
Visiting Northern Ireland Part. 2
Friday, August 21st, 2020
Following on from last week's conversation Ed Finn talks Robbie Fogarty through the great experiences Northern Ireland has to offer
Visiting Northern Ireland
Saturday, August 15th, 2020
On this weeks roundup of Travel Talk Ed Finn talks Robbie through some of the beautiful places to visit in Northern Ireland
Saturday, August 1st, 2020
Today on Travel Talk we visit Kilkenny - known as the ‘Marble City’ because of its history of exporting black marble - Kilkenny today is an enchanting destination garnished with castles, historic architecture and beautiful countryside.