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Los españoles se animan a viajar en la primera parte de 2014

Posted 13 weeks ago

Los datos muestran que los viajes de los residentes en España han crecido un 7,8% entre enero y abril de 2014 si se compara con el mismo periodo del año pasado. Muestra un cambio de tendencia que los diferentes gobiernos no aprovechan para cambiar el modelo turístico. [Link]

Ryanair difamó a las agencias de viajes en Internet, sentencia el Tribunal Supremo

Posted 3 months ago

Tras seis años de litigios, el Tribunal Supremo ratifica que Ryanair vertió acusaciones infundadas sobre la actividad de las agencias de viajes online, y de Rumbo en particular. También dice que amenazar con cancelar los vuelos reservados por este canal fue competencia desleal. [Link]

La búsqueda del vuelo MH370 de Malaysia Airlines, sin resultados

Posted 3 months ago

Tras dos meses de intentos y millones gastados en la búsqueda del vuelo MH370 desaparecido en marzo, los equipos australianos, chinos y estadounidenses no han encontrado ni una mínima parte de su fuselaje. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Operación Asfalto 2014

Posted 19 hours ago

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Madrid, ciudad amigable con los mayores

Posted 20 hours ago

Participan todas las áreas de Gobierno de la ciudad de Madrid y el Consejo Sectorial de Mayores de la capital El concepto de "ciudad amigable" con los mayores se basa en un entorno urbano integrador y accesible que fomente el envejecimiento activo Este es un proyecto de participación ciudadana y el diagnóstico se basa en la opinión de la ciudadanía … [Link]

Detenidas dos personas por tenencia de drogas

Posted 40 hours ago

Incautadas 14 bolsas de estupefacientes preparadas para la venta y casi mil euros en billetes pequeños La pareja intentó evitar un control de alcoholemia en la calle Serrano [Link]

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Paris celebrates liberté and fraternité

Posted 42 hours ago

“War” and “jubilation”. “Conflict” and “celebration”. Such words rarely sit alongside each other with any sort of ease. But they are likely to appear in the same sentences over the next 24 hours – particularly if you are reading a French newspaper. [Link]

Something to declare: Paris celebrates liberté and fraternité

Posted 3 days ago

“War” and “jubilation”. “Conflict” and “celebration”. Such words rarely sit alongside each other with any sort of ease. But they are likely to appear in the same sentences over the next 24 hours – particularly if you are reading a French newspaper. [Link]

Turkey: Get swept away by Cesme's charms

Posted 3 days ago

Windsurfing? A piece of cake. There I was, scudding across the waves just off Turkey’s Cesme peninsula with the words “Alacati Surf Paradise” etched into the hillside in front of me. This wasn’t so hard after all, I thought. “Good Laura, now turn!” I heard my instructor, Omer, yell from the shore. [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

Jump Manual Feedback And Guidelines

Posted 5 weeks ago

In golf ball, height can seem to be like pretty much everything. Even if it’s the specific stature of person, or even the size within their top to bottom hop, having the ability to soar over the opposition is certainly a really important area of the action-and also the workouts treatment. That’s why finding out how to jump bigger may … [Link]

A Good Analysis Of Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer

Posted 5 weeks ago

Conceptualized by well known wellness and fitness guru Kyle Leon, the Somanablic Muscles Maximizer may be a exclusive and top notch method to shedding fat and developing muscle tissue. This building muscles course continues to be designed by Mr. Leon and most other health industry experts, and purposes a well used education process with a brand new years of age … [Link]

The Old School New Body Fat Burning Plan Reviews

Posted 5 weeks ago

I lots of human beings all around the world are battling how much they weigh. They would like to consume a situation yet they know they should achieve a lb by that. Plus, so many people are also fighting by growing old, wrinkling skin and attempting to search more youthful. They attempt for the greatest equipment available on the market … [Link]

NYT > Travel

36 Hours in Charlotte, N.C.

Posted 7 hours ago

Explore the “Queen City,” where downtown is Uptown, the Old South is new and the attractions range from bike routes to the Nascar Hall of Fame. [Link]

Frugal Traveler: How I Spent 4 Hours at O’Hare

Posted 9 hours ago

You may be surprised at how far $25 can take you during a layover in Chicago. [Link]

Everyday Economics: Don’t Want Me to Recline My Airline Seat? You Can Pay Me

Posted 11 hours ago

I fly a lot. When I fly, I recline. I don’t feel guilty about it. And I’m going to keep doing it, unless you pay me to stop. [Link]

TravelMole Media Group, L.L.C. | Top Stories

Orbitz shares dip after American pulls fares

Posted 63 minutes ago

US Airways to pull its fares on Monday [Link]

Orbitz shares dip after American pulls fares

Posted 63 minutes ago

US Airways to pull its fares on Monday [Link]

Masked robbers raid central London hotel

Posted 63 minutes ago

One man treated for shock [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 3 months ago

How old exactly is the city of Barcelona? That's a tough question. There was a settlement called Barcino founded in the third century BC, but there is nothing left of that town. The oldest structure in Barcelona today is the Roman Ruins near Via Laetana, but there's not much left of those today….Read Full Post [Link]

Will Game of Thrones' Sunspear be Filmed in Spain?

Posted 3 months ago

There are rumors going around that parts of Season 5 of Game of Thrones will be shot in Spain. As a big fan of both the books and the TV series, my guess is that they chose Spain to depict Dorne, specifically the capital, Sunspear, the home of the Martells, who were introduced into the show at the beginning of … [Link]

The Best Way to Have Your Kids Learn Spanish

Posted 3 months ago

Have you ever considered taking your children to a Spanish language summer camp in Spain? May is discount time for travel planning, and I've found another great offer that is valid until the end of the month: get 10% off a summer camp in Spain….Read Full Post [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 19 months ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

Posted 21 months ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Traditional fairs for November

Posted 22 months ago

Dijous bo in Inca, the Olive Oil Fair in Caimari, the Mushroom Fair in Mancor… [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

PHOTO TOUR: The grandiose Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

Posted 11 hours ago

Our August exclusive photo tour takes us to The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino.             [Link]

Blue lobster gets new home at Maine State Aquarium

Posted 14 hours ago

Skylar is a 1-in-2-million find but not the rarest lobster of all.             [Link]

Best App/Gadget for Phone Pics

Posted 16 hours ago

Vote for your favorite app or gadget for phone pics through Sept. 17 at noon ET.             [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

Are these A-list celebrities the worst hotel guests ever?

Posted 15 hours ago

Badly behaved celeb Lindsay Lohan has an unpaid £28,000 bill at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont. Florence Welch accidentally set her hotel room on fire at the Bowery Hotel, New York. [Link]

An ice-rink, helter-skelters and a 72ft Brachiosaurus skeleton: infographic reveals the world's most unusual airports

Posted 15 hours ago

Whether it's wondering through a butterfly garden or walloping down a 19ft helter-skelter slide, modern airports are going to great lengths to entertain their customers. [Link]

Grandmother 'abandoned' at airport for 11 hours without food

Posted 15 hours ago

Alice Vaticano was making the trip home to Denver, Colorado, from Newark, New Jersey, where she was visiting one of her daughters, when she became lost in transit. [Link]

Travel: travel guides, insurance, holiday news, hotel reviews and short city breaks

How to win at passive-aggressive warfare

Posted 12 hours ago

As a plane is diverted over an argument about a reclining seat, here's how to get what you want without confrontation [Link]

Forget the Knee Defender – I want a mobile phone jammer…

Posted 14 hours ago

Following the recent mid-air fight over a device that prevents seats from reclining, what about other controversial gadgets you wish you could get your hands on? [Link]

Robotic bartenders on Royal Caribbean's Quantum cruise ships

Posted 15 hours ago

Robotic bartenders are just one of the new high-tech features on Royal Caribbean's Quantum cruise ships [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Travel tips: Portos art district, and deals of the week | Joanne OConnor

Posted 4 days ago

Discover the Rua de Miguel Bombarda in Portugals second biggest city, a Morecambe Bay stay and Ibiza without the crowdsWhy go?Dont let the image of fusty old port cellars fool you into thinking Porto is a museum piece. Portugals second city has a real buzz about it and nowhere more so than in and around the Rua de Miguel Bombarda. … [Link]

Travel news round-up: Britain's best urban beaches and escape to a Portuguese forest

Posted 4 weeks ago

Plus: comedy in the sky with Virgin, faster trains in Turkey, and a new family festival in KentIn pine and cedar woods in the Pedras Salgadas natural park in northern Portugal, these new self-catering eco-houses are perfect for outdoorsy families. Theres a boating lake, outdoor pool, mountain bikes, a restaurant and a spa that uses thermal spring water. Two futuristic … [Link]

A guide to Portugals Alentejo region, home of Europes finest beaches

Posted 7 weeks ago

Forget Ibiza. Forget the Riviera. In fact, forget the Med altogether. Portugals Alentejo region is lined with glorious beaches but not many people seem to know about themIts 7pm on a balmy Saturday night in June, and I have just ordered my first Sagres beer in I Cervejaria, a restaurant in Zambujeira do Mar, one of the prettiest villages on … [Link]

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The Tomatina in Buñol, a red revolution

Posted 7 days ago

There has been a long wait, one whole year… but once again, the time has come to put on some old sneakers, don your sunglasses and venture forth in a bloodless tomato battle. The ammunition is no less than 120 tons of tomatoes, and the date is set on August 27. [Link]

The "Tárrega Effect" (Efecte Tárrega) floods Benicàssim with music

Posted 7 days ago

The "Tárrega Effect" floods the theatres, beaches and cellars of Benicàssim with music thanks to the celebration of the Francisco Tárrega International Guitar Pageant. If you like music, come on over to Benicassim to enjoy the best concerts. [Link]

Sempere, Equipo Crónica, Miquel Barceló… all in the MACA

Posted 7 days ago

Works by Eusebio Sempere, Miquel Barceló, Tapiès or the Equipo Crónica, all of them belonging to the collection of Mariano Yera, will be displayed at the Alicante Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante, MACA) until September 21st. The collection offers an outstanding overview of Spanish painting in the latter half of the 20th century, offering an … [Link]

Peanuts News

Ryanair condems Ferrovial/BAA’s latest attempt to delay the sale of Stansted and a better …

Posted 3 years ago

Ryanair today (Oct 7th) condemned the latest attempts by the Ferrovial/BAA monopoly to further delay the sale of Stansted Airport, as recommended by the Competition Commission over three years ago in its August 2008 report. Ryanair has been invited to a case management conference this afternoon before the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) at which the Ferrovial/BAA monopoly is seeking to “stay” … [Link]

Airberlin and Malev launch codeshare operation – 2011-10-10

Posted 3 years ago

Airberlin and the Hungarian airline Malev will in future be offering their customers selected flights as codeshare services. The codeshare agreement comes into force today and applies to flights from 30th October 2011. [Link]

Frontier Airlines receives coveted IOSA registration – 2011-10-05

Posted 3 years ago

Frontier Airlines has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and achieved IOSA registration. Frontier is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. RJET +3.95%. [Link]

Offers in the Region of Valencia

FLY WITH PARAGLADING!, 130€, SANTA POLA, Adventure sports, Comunitat Valenciana

Posted 3 years ago

First contact with paragliding: come with Sureste . A safe, amazing and exciting sport, discover it in Santa Pola. [Link]

ADVENTURE IN THE NATURE, 50€, MONTANEJOS, Adventure sports, Comunitat Valenciana

Posted 3 years ago

Enjoy doing sport with Geoextrem. Canyoning in Montanejos (Castellón) [Link]

LIVE PAINTBALL , 25€, BOCAIRENT, Adventure sports, Comunitat Valenciana

Posted 3 years ago

Paintball in the deep of the mountain range with quality tours . For 10 persons in Bocairent [Link]

Cosmopolitan Forums

Not Looking Forward to Christmas

Posted 12 months ago

NOT LOOKING FORWARD TO CHRISTMAS Michael Walsh On the face of it, the idyllic Andalucía hills forming a backdrop to Estapona are an unlikely lair for a whistle-blower whose revelations could threaten a country’s senate and expose the European Union to charges of cover-up and fraud. When Latvian anti-corruption dissident John Christmas rumbled Latvian state deceitfulness, his primary need was … [Link]

Fleeced like sheep

Posted 12 months ago

Fleeced like sheep; Nadia and I visited the bank with a view to transferring €400 to a non-EU bank. No problems except that there is a bank transaction fee of €45. Thankfully we have a non-EU national who told us of a local internet café where the transaction can be done just as securely – for €6. She has never … [Link]

As True Today as it Ever Was

Posted 12 months ago

I could not dig, I dared not rob / Therefore I lied to please the mob / Now all my lies are proved untrue / And I must face the men I slew / What tale shall serve me here among / Mine angry and defrauded young. – Rudyard Kipling. 1865 – 1936. [Link]

Spain and Portugal for Visitors

Tourism to Fuel the Flagging Spanish Economy

Posted 3 years ago

The economic news from Spain is dire to say the least. Recent figures are showing that the Spanish economy is slowly but surely slipping back into another recession. Despite all the doom and gloom, there is one sector of the economy that has been growing and is predicted to grow further in 2012: tourism. [Link]

Tourism to fuel the fledging Spanish economy

Posted 3 years ago

The economic news coming from Spain is dire to say the least. Recent figures are showing that the Spanish economy is slowly, but surely, slipping back into another recession. Despite all the doom and gloom, there is one sector of the economy that has been growing and is predicted to grow further in 2012: tourism. [Link]

Maldonado Worlds Most Expensive Ham

Posted 3 years ago

Castile-La Mancha and Extremadura Iberian ham comes with black toenailsThough not actually available until 2008. the Maldonado family firm's 2006 Alba Quercus Reserve Iberian hams are being reserved at the whopping price of $2000 each, making this probably the most expensive ham in the world. Unfortunately the combination of high prices and pigs has brought out the worst in journalists around the world. For example, one headline from the normally … [Link]

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