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Travel | Mail Online

State Department warns citizens of possible terrorist attacks in Europe

Posted 10 hours ago

The US has warned Americans about the threat of terrorist attacks this summer, saying targets could include large events including Euro 2016, which is being held in France. [Link]

Plane window shade would charge passengers' phones and tablets at 35,000ft

Posted 10 hours ago

B/E Aerospace, based in Wellington, Florida, said the window shade would have a solar panel on the outside face and a wired or wireless charging port to keep passengers' devices fully charged. [Link]

Beach hut competition aims to find the best in Britain

Posted 10 hours ago

This year’s winner of an annual beach hut of the year competition will receive £1,000 and the opportunity to meet TV star Phil Spencer, who is leading the contest’s judging panel. [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 16 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

Posted 3 years ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

NYT > Travel

Essay: In Search of Lost Me Time

Posted 9 hours ago

The promise of travel and of not being home and on duty seduced the writer, a new father. His trip became a stand-in for everything he had lost. [Link]

Enthralled by Sicily, Again

Posted 9 hours ago

With three generations in tow, the author Francine Prose gains a new appreciation for a favorite place. [Link]

Send Us Your Awkward Family Travel Photos

Posted 10 hours ago

We’re asking our readers to dig through their archives and smart phones to find and share with us their uncomfortable vacation photos. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Five myths about bike tours

Posted 16 hours ago

Dozens of companies are ready to take you to Croatia, Cuba or California on two wheels.             [Link]

Rescued sea lions find happy home at Georgia Aquarium

Posted 18 hours ago

The pinniped trainers at Georgia Aquarium are dedicated to providing a fun and enriching environment for sea lions who may not have had the easiest start in life. See their exciting new tricks and how far they've progressed at their new home.             [Link]

An inside look at Bordeaux's new wine museum

Posted 19 hours ago

A glorious, high-tech immersion in the world’s wine cultures, La Cité du Vin opens June 1.             [Link]

Portugal holidays | The Guardian

Ports of call: a wine tour of the Douro

Posted 11 days ago

Portugal’s Douro region is famous for its port, but also produces fine, good-value reds and top nosh. Perfect, then, for thirsty foodies like our writerThe Douro river is wild and tamed, fertile, rich and dust poor. She is the heart, soul and life force of the region she gives her name to. For 900km, from central Spain to Atlantic Porto, … [Link]

World view: a walk in the park, Arouca, Portugal

Posted 20 days ago

The Passadicos do Paiva is an 8km boardwalk through ruggedly beautiful Unesco-listed scenery in northern Portugal Continue reading… [Link]

Porto city guide: what to see plus the best hotels and restaurants and bars

Posted 21 days ago

It’s most famous for its ruby tipple and a strident football manager, but Porto is shaking off its fusty image with buzzy places to eat, drink and hang outIt’s spirit that turns table wine into port, spirit that turns crisis into creativity and spirit that allows dignity to flourish among Porto’s glamorous dereliction. Here the Douro river pushes into the … [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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]

RSS Actualidad

Alicante turns to celluloid

Posted 6 days ago

Six feature films and 54 short films will compete in the 13th edition of Alicante Film Festival. [Link]

Candles conquer Ifach

Posted 6 days ago

The 28th edition of the “Trofeo Peñón de Ifach” of sailing, will be held between the towns of Calpe and Formentera from 2nd to 4th of June. [Link]

Percussion, culture and fun in Sagunto and Puerto de Sagunto

Posted 6 days ago

Percumón, the first edition of the International Percussion Festival, held on 3rd, 4th and 5th of June, in Sagunto and Puerto de Sagunto. [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 20 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 20 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 22 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]

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

EasyJet flight delayed due to passenger's 'suspicious behaviour'

Posted 7 weeks ago

Third person grounded following complaints [Link]

Two feared dead and others still missing after building collapses in tourist resort

Posted 7 weeks ago

Neighbouring Tenerife hotels help after evacuation [Link]

Airlines see load factors dip as capacity growth outstrips demand

Posted 7 weeks ago

IATA warns this could be start of downward trend [Link]

Telegraph Travel

The world's most convenient airports

Posted 9 weeks ago

Forget costly transfers: these airports are each fewer than eight miles – and some just a 20-minute walk – from the city centre [Link]

Top 10: the best family-friendly Cotswolds hotels

Posted 9 weeks ago

Where to stay for swimming pools, horse-riding lessons, kids' clubs and great food [Link]

Top 10: the best family-friendly hotels in Cornwall

Posted 9 weeks ago

Where to stay for swimming pools, surfing lessons and tennis coaching [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Encuentro “Construyendo nuestro espacio”

Posted 3 months ago

El profesor de Antropología Social de la UB, y experto en la construcción de identidades colectivas en contextos urbanos, Manuel Delgado, ofreció una ponencia La jornada fue un foro de reflexión y acción comunitaria abierto a la participación de entidades públicas, privadas y otros colectivos, así como a los vecinos y vecinas del distrito [Link]

Expomanga 2016 se muda al pabellón 12 de IFEMA

Posted 3 months ago

Esta feria, celebrada hasta ahora en el Pabellón de Cristal de la Casa de Campo, podrá acoger en IFEMA más actividades y mayor número de visitantes Tendrán cabida invitados internacionales como ‘'Twin Cosplay'' que visitarán España por primera vez como vigentes campeones del World Cosplay Summit 2015 [Link]

Los idiomas se viven en el mercado de Barceló

Posted 3 months ago

Todos los viernes, a partir de las 21.00 horas, la segunda planta de este mercado se convierte en un espacio de esparcimiento donde practicar otras lenguas de forma divertida y gratuita con profesores nativos La idea es una experiencia piloto que nace con vocación de extenderse a otros mercados municipales Responde a una doble estrategia del Ayuntamiento: apoyar a los … [Link]

Revista80dias: viajes, turismo, cultura y guías

Descuento de residente: la subvención que ha llevado a Globalia a los tribunales

Posted 6 months ago

Juan José Hidalgo, presidente del Grupo Globalia, el primer conglomerado turístico del país, está imputado por un juzgado de la Audiencia Nacional por un presunto fraude en la subvención del descuento de residente. El Estado paga cada año más de 300 millones para que canarios, baleares, melillenses y ceutíes viajen barato a la península ibérica. [Link]

La vida normal del creador del 'Quijote'

Posted 6 months ago

Una biografía resumida de Miguel de Cervantes, pero que da una visión completa de la vida del escritor que revolucionó la novela en el siglo XVII. Además, se analiza cómo escribió sus obras y poemas, lo que permite introducirse en la mente del padre de Alonso Quijano, su personaje más famoso. [Link]

12 lugares prohibidos en el mundo

Posted 6 months ago

Viajar es un vicio y una vez que te ha picado ese gusanillo es difícil dejar de hacerlo. Excepto a lugares imposibles en el mundo. O quizá no tanto. Aquí una lista de los sitios donde está prohibido acercarse o es muy, muy complicado. [Link]

Peanuts News

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

Posted 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 years ago

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

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

Posted 5 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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