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Scotsman goes Forth The Flying Scotsman locomotive will return to Scotland in May for the first time in 16 years after a major restoration. The train will run from York to Edinburgh and then travel over the Forth Bridge (a Unesco World Heritage Site) as part of a four-day tour from May 14-17. Visit

Blossoming festival During spring in Washington DC, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the gift of the flowering trees that were presented by Japan. The festival from March 20 to April 17 has daily events from a parade and pink tie party to kite flying and concerts. Visit

Liner up for Norway Fred Olsen Cruise Line have a new brochure called Discover the Fjords with Fred, showcasing 18 Norwegian sailings in their 2016/17 programme. From a five-night Fjords cruise from Newcastle to an eight-night Norwegian Fjords & the Orkney Isles voyage from Greenock. Visit

Easyjet to Venice New flights to Venice and Vienna have been launched from Edinburgh by easyJet. The year-round service to Venice will operate four times a week with fares from PS31.49 one way. The winter service to Vienna will operate twice a week, before rising to three a week from this summer. Fares from PS32.49 one way. Visit

Villa thrillers Winner of the 2015 British Travel Awards - Best Large Villa/Self Catering Booking Company, James Villa Holidays have over 2500 handpicked properties with pools across more than 50 destinations in Europe and the US. Visit or call 0800 074 0122.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Feb 14, 2016
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