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British tourists found dead on Thai island

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Police ban boats leaving [Link]

Reshuffle at the top for Carnival UK

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David Dingle gets another promotion [Link]

Reshuffle at the top for Carnival UK

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David Dingle gets another promotion [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 23 months ago

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

Travel | Mail Online

Turkey's government to auction off lease on Kayakoy ghost town

Posted 7 hours ago

Set against the Taurus Mountains, the village – expected to fetch £8m – has hundreds of crumbling buildings that are part of a protected archaeological site being opened to investors. [Link]

Thomas Cook, Thomson and Ryanair in Europe's stingiest airlines for hand luggage

Posted 7 hours ago

A survey 17 major European airlines found that Iberia, British Airlines, Jet2 and Monarch Airlines all allow the largest bags, but Iberia is the only one without a weight restriction. [Link]

Britons rank a night on Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island higher than Buckingham Palace stay

Posted 7 hours ago

The luxury Caribbean island, which guests can rent for up to £40,000-a-night, has been deemed as the place that most Brits would want to spend a night. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Best Beer Town

Posted 7 hours ago

Vote for the Best U.S. Beer Town in the 10Best Readers' Choice awards.             [Link]

Photo tour: The stunning SLS Las Vegas

Posted 12 hours ago

September's photo tour reveals Vegas' newest resort, SLS Las Vegas. Take a look inside.             [Link]

Ken Burns shares secrets of Arches National Park

Posted 12 hours ago

In the park you're free to walk right up to famous structures such as Delicate Arch.             [Link]

RSS Actualidad

Escape to Bioparc and save money

Posted 5 days ago

Bioparc is one of the best zoos in the world. Up to October 12th, it offers the Escape campaign. If you like Africa, animals and fun, do not hesitate: come to Bioparc and save money. [Link]

Come to the Moors & Christians festival in Peñíscola to run

Posted 5 days ago

Peñíscola puts an end to its festivities on September 21st, with an individual time trial ending at the Hermitage of Sant Antoni and sumptuous parades of Moors and Christians. Come to Peñíscola, come to run and enjoy the last days of the festival. [Link]

Heaven, earth and the splendor of Han China in the Marq

Posted 5 days ago

The Archaeological Museum of Alicante (Marq) hosts the exhibition Lords of Heaven and Earth. China during the Han Dynasty, showing a unique overview of the development of this dynasty from 206 BC to 220 AD. About 250 original pieces from private collections, artwork, Chinese calligraphy and audiovisuals on the intangible culture of Han, explore and reflect a crucial dynastic period … [Link]

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

'Where can I swim in Venice in October?'

Posted 8 hours ago

Ask the experts: Anne Hanley, our Venice expert, offers advice on where to stay for a swimming holiday in Venice [Link]

Vertigo-inducing attractions

Posted 8 hours ago

Following news that the "world's scariest walkway" will re-open next winter, we round up attractions that vertigo sufferers should avoid [Link]

Wine holidays: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

Posted 8 hours ago

Readers offer advice on the best wine tours. Send us your travel tips for the chance to win a £350 voucher with DialAFlight [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

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

Posted 3 weeks 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 6 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 9 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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Istanbul travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Posted 3 days ago

Travel essentialsWhy go now?Given its perch at the brink of two continents and its provenance as the treasured capital of two empires, Istanbul seems perpetually at a crossroads. Yet it's perfectly at ease in its myriad personalities: as a buzzing European metropolis bedecked with classical Islamic architecture. And this is the season to visit, with warm autumnal weather that won't … [Link]

Leaf-peeping: See autumn's golden shades in Europe

Posted 4 days ago

The long, languorous days of summer are almost gone, but don't despair. The changing of the season heralds the start of one of nature's most spectacular shows, as autumn leaves transform into striking hues of red, amber and yellow. And you don't need to travel to the East Coast of the US to go leaf peeping – some of the … [Link]

Puglia: not down at heel, just rugged good looks

Posted 7 days ago

The Corner Ristorante does not look promising. With its drab brown concrete walls, each of them bereft of windows, it seems the sort of establishment where you might encounter dirty beer glasses and broken pool cues, angry glares and the unspoken threat of violence. [Link]

Revista80dias.es

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

Posted 4 months 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 4 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 4 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]

Nosolo Viajeros

Jump Manual Feedback And Guidelines

Posted 8 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 8 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 8 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]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 4 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 4 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 4 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]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Botella respalda a las asociaciones que trabajan con menores en riesgo de exclusión

Posted 5 hours ago

INJUCAM y la Fundación Protectora de los Niños, que dedican sus esfuerzos a menores en riesgo de exclusión social, han publicado el texto Para Ana Botella, la importancia de la obra radica en conocer el papel de estas asociaciones pero, sobre todo, las experiencias de los jóvenes que participan en sus programas "Gracias a este libro, recordamos que quienes eran … [Link]

“Una calle mejor es tu elección”

Posted 8 hours ago

La calle Mayor, desde Bailén a Sol, y la carrera de San Jerónimo, desde Sol a Canalejas, estarán cortadas al tráfico la mañana del domingo 21 y serán de uso exclusivamente peatonal El lema de este año, "Una calle mejor es tu elección", propugna unas calles más amables y pensadas para las personas El Ayuntamiento participa en una veintena de … [Link]

Reparación del pavimento en las calles de la Cruz y de la Bolsa

Posted 9 hours ago

Desde el 16 de septiembre al 8 de octubre, se van a realizar cortes de tráfico en las calles Paz, Carretas, Victoria, Núñez de Arce, Espoz y Mina y a las plazas de Jacinto Benavente y Santa Ana [Link]

NYT > Travel

Flight Upgrades Much Harder to Secure, Even for Elite Travelers

Posted 5 hours ago

While free upgrades to the front of the plane were once a common perk for frequent fliers, such giveaways now are largely limited to the ultraelite. [Link]

In Transit Blog: Walkabout: Marriott Encourages Tipping; Air France Pilots Strike

Posted 6 hours ago

A weekly capsule of travel news curated by our writers and editors. [Link]

Have You Visited Any of Our 52 Places to Go in 2014?

Posted 6 hours ago

With just a few months left in the year, check out our updated list to see if there are destinations you’d like to hit before 2015. [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 13 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 13 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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