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Amazing beach resorts around the world

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You may find these exotic beach resorts worth a winter splurge.             [Link]

Beach resorts worth a winter splurge

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Fall means food and beverage events in Vegas

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Celebrate the season with these special ways to wine and dine around Las Vegas.             [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 11 months ago

It’s really not always difficult to shed weight. You may change your weight by means of a variety of approaches you just need the best way of thinking. This article offers you lots of information and facts pertaining to weight loss guidance. Don’t store higher-caloric unhealthy foods and other stuff you are preventing in your home. You don’t need to … [Link]

Start Shedding Weight Today With One Of These Simple Ideas

Posted 11 months ago

It can be difficult to acknowledge you are overweight. This realization brings about opinions of health conditions and the possibility of death. The following advice below will help you out. A sensible way to assist you to lose fat decrease strategy requires straightforward keeping track of of calorie intake each and every day. Cut out fats it is possible to.You … [Link]

Jump Manual Feedback And Guidelines

Posted 13 months 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]

NYT > Travel

Check In: Venice Hotel Is a Hideaway for All to See

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By the beach in Venice, Calif., the Rose Hotel appeals to those seeking a getaway near the ocean. [Link]

Bites: In Minnesota’s Iron Range, Midwestern With a Modern Twist

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Mr. Roberts Resort was an affordable place for people to grab a burger after a day out fishing, but the bright red little bistro now hints at something a little fresher. [Link]

Travel: The English Countryside’s New Breed of Bucolic Retreats

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Gone are the days when Downtonesque grandeur was the only option for a stay in the English countryside. [Link]

Telegraph Travel

Slow train into a Porto sunset

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Readers share their thoughts on recent travel stories. Send us your feedback for the chance to win a £250 voucher to be used with Railbookers [Link]

Holiday protection: how to cover yourself in case of tour operator collapse

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The Exclusive Escapes failure is a reminder of the gaps that remain in consumer protection for travellers [Link]

The world's 20 oldest cities

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Not all of the world's oldest continuously inhabited places are currently welcoming visitors – but here's how to see them if they are [Link]

Revista80dias: viajes, turismo, cultura y guías

Catedral de León

Posted 13 hours ago

La catedral de León es la única de Europa con mayor extensión de vidrieras en sus muros, sólo comparable a la francesa de Chartres. El color, la luz y la oscuridad son claves para entender una de las primeras iglesias góticas de España. [Link]

Monasterios de La Rioja

Posted 2 days ago

Los monasterios de Suso y de Yuso, en La Rioja, van dados de la mano y uno no se entiende sin el otro. En ellos se escribieron las palabras más antiguas de un castellano primitivo. Pero además, los dos son ejemplos de un pasado artístico que hemos olvidado y conviene recuperar. [Link]

Misterio de Elche: patrimonio de la Humanidad

Posted 3 weeks ago

El Misterio de Elche es una de las obras teatrales más antiguas que se representan en una iglesia y, según la fuente que se consulte, se data entre el siglo XIV y el XVI. [Link]

RSS Actualidad

55th International Contest of Paella “Valenciana” in Sueca

Posted 8 hours ago

Would you like to taste the best paella in the world? Sueca, a municipality situated just 30 kilometers from Valencia, offers this opportunity on Sunday, 13 of September. Come to the capital of the Ribera Baja region and enjoy the most universal dish of the traditional and popular Spanish cuisine. [Link]

BENIDORM PRIDE, the funniest gay event of the year

Posted 34 hours ago

Benidorm Pride is the result of mixing fun, sun and beach with great festivities for seven days at the seaside, together with internationally renowned DJs, live performances and the best atmosphere. [Link]

The Buñol Tomatina, the red revolution

Posted 17 days ago

It has been a long wait, a whole year…but the moment to put on some old trainers, to put on your diving goggles and to venture into a bloodless battle by force of tomatoes has come. The ammunition, no more and no less than 150 tons of tomatoes and the day, 26th August. Be prepared for the great battle, be … [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 7 months ago

Record Go, with offices in Mallorca, is the main organizer of this supportive sports challenge. [Link]

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 3 years ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

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It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Peace, raw food and ceramics: Pomar do Pombal, Porto, Portugal

Posted 6 weeks ago

Ceramic artist Joaquim Pombal has made a studio and garden from an old fruit market. Percussionist André Baltazar, from Be-dom, goes potty for its tiles, murals and home-grown lunchesRestaurants in Portugal: readers’ travel tipsTourists have yet to really discover this place that’s close to the centre of Porto. Ceramic artist Joaquim Pombal has turned an old fruit market into a … [Link]

Algarve travel guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Posted 12 weeks ago

There is so much more to this sun-kissed region of Portugal than its beautiful beaches. Great seafood, elegant villages, and near-deserted islands and lagoons for a start …Readers’ favourite restaurants in PortugalThere are three Algarves. I’ll call them the Mystic East, the Dead Centre, and the Wild West. Most people flying to Faro will end up at the popular resort … [Link]

Restaurants in Portugal: readers’ travel tips

Posted 12 weeks ago

From the juiciest pork sandwich in Porto to rustic delicacies and fantastic places to eat freshly grilled fish, Guardian Travel readers reveal where to savour the best of Portugal’s cuisine Contribute to next week’s readers’ tips to be in with a chance of winning a £200 hotel voucher Casa Guedes, in the old centre of Porto (130 Praças Poveiros) serves … [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

Parents furious as Leeds Castle in Kent BANS scooters, bikes and wheel-based toys

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Bosses at the 12th century Leeds Castle, near Maidstone in Kent, announced a ban on the wheel-based items, saying kids are now banned from zipping around its 500-acre grounds. [Link]

Anger swells over Cornish 'surf tax' which officials claim is needed to fund safety measures but local businesses say is 'all about making money'

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A new fee will be charged on a per-board basis, with large surf schools who use the 13 council-owned beaches set to be charged upwards of £4,000 a year for a licence to operate. [Link]

German woman, 51, arrested at Gatwick after managing to board EasyJet flight to Tenerife without passport, ID or boarding pass

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Sussex Police were called just after 7am today to a report that a 51-year-old woman from Germany had got onto the easyJet aircraft before boarding for the flight to Tenerife had officially begun. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Cerca de un millón y medio de bañistas en las piscinas al aire libre

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El próximo domingo, 6 de septiembre, se cierran al público los 23 recintos de verano tras tres meses de funcionamiento Las altas temperaturas han propiciado que en junio se incrementarán las asistencias un 80 por ciento y en julio un 41 por ciento, con 419.991 y 754.878 asistencias respectivamente Las piscinas del Centro Deportivo Vicente del Bosque, en Fuencarral-El Pardo, … [Link]

Homenaje a los bomberos fallecidos en los Almacenes Arias

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Cine de Cibeles clausura con gran éxito su segunda edición

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La edición finalizó el 3 de septiembre con la comedia española " Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios" de Pedro Almodóvar, presentada por el productor de El Deseo, Agustín Almodóvar Casi 28.000 espectadores han pasado por la Galería de Cristal de CentroCentro Cibeles para disfrutar de esta propuesta cinematográfica, gastronómica y de tendencias Desde el 1 de julio … [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 15 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 15 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 16 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]

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

Arrest at Gatwick after security breach on easyJet flight

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Woman tried to get on Tenerife flight with no passport or boarding pass [Link]

Arrest at Gatwick after security breach on easyJet flight

Posted 2 hours ago

Woman tried to get on Tenerife flight with no passport or boarding pass [Link]

Arrest at Gatwick after security breach on easyJet flight

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Woman tried to get on Tenerife flight with no passport or boarding pass [Link]

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Biking the Balearics

Posted 7 hours ago

My legs have turned to jelly and I’m gasping for air by the time I reach Sa Foradada, but at last the sweat and tears of this morning’s bikeathon seem worth it. Parked on the edge of a battlement-like viewpoint embedded in the mountainside, the warm glow of reward spreads through my tired muscles as I marvel at a sheer, tree-topped … [Link]

Cycling the Balearics: Dramatic coastlines, mountains and views to take your breath away

Posted 9 hours ago

My legs have turned to jelly and I'm gasping for air by the time I reach Sa Foradada, but at last the sweat and tears of this morning's bike-athon seem worth it. Parked on the edge of a battlement-like viewpoint embedded in the mountainside, the warm glow of reward spreads through my tired muscles as I marvel at a sheer, … [Link]

Stockholm travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Posted 9 hours ago

Travel essentialsWhy go now?Many people only think about a trip to the Swedish capital in summer, but now that the nights are drawing in you'll have fewer visitors to contend with, and more chance to mix with the locals who are back in town from their lakeside cottages. [Link]

Peanuts News

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

Posted 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 years ago

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

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

Posted 4 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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