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Popular music and a new space at Xàbia Folk 2016

Posted 3 days ago

The 15th edition of the Xàbia Folk Festival will be held from 6th to 8th of May in the Riurau d'Arnauda, a construction of iconic architecture. [Link]

The streets of Vila-real become a theatre

Posted 3 days ago

Vila-real helds from 5th to 8th of May the International Festival of Theatre de Carrer (FITCarrer) with national and international street shows. [Link]

Buñol, lead in trade and tourism

Posted 3 days ago

The XI edition of the Trade and Tourism Fair in Buñol is celebrated during the weekend,on the 6th, 7th and 8th of May, and is loaded with new features. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Bass Pro in Memphis lures 3 million visitors in first year

Posted 14 hours ago

A year after Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid opened, officials say the outdoor goods superstore has pulled in 3 million visitors, putting Memphis on the map for more than blues, barbecue and Elvis.             [Link]

Olympic National Park: Mountains, coastline and rainforests

Posted 40 hours ago

Almost a million acres of pristine wilderness await those brave enough to explore it.             [Link]

Behold, beware the raw beauty of Olympic National Park

Posted 40 hours ago

The park offers gorgeous vistas, but visitors should beware when they explore the rugged coast.             [Link]

Portugal holidays | The Guardian

'Algarve is cheapest for holiday spending'

Posted 4 months ago

Bulgaria also offers good value for British tourists, while Cape Town is the cheapest long-haul destination, says Post Office survey British holidaymakers looking for top value for money should head to Portugal if staying in Europe, or South Africa if they are planning a long-haul trip. According to the Post Office, a fall in prices over the past year and … [Link]

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

Posted 7 months 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]

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

Posted 9 months 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]

NYT > Travel

In Transit: Amtrak to Offer Carry-On Bike Service

Posted 43 hours ago

The Vermonter line on Amtrak will allow passengers to bring bikes on designated cars beginning May 1. [Link]

A New Alinea Plans to Serve Emotions as Well as Entrees

Posted 44 hours ago

The acclaimed Chicago restaurant prepares to reopen with a fresh face and a theatrical outlook. [Link]

Frugal Traveler: Enjoying Osaka’s Famous Food, Without Breaking the Bank

Posted 45 hours ago

Kushikatsu, takoyaki, okonomiyaki and potentially toxic pufferfish, all on a budget. [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 15 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]

Travel | Mail Online

'My mouth went dry… I thought it was ready to shoot us down': Terrifying moment a British Airways passenger spots a FIGHTER JET flying next to her window

Posted 77 minutes ago

Sabrina Fawaz was travelling with her husband from Dubai to London. The plane she was on was briefly escorted by Hungarian fighter jets as it failed to contact the air controllers. [Link]

Thomas Cook ordered to pay £827 over delays caused by a passenger in landmark ruling that could see thousands of holiday makers claiming compensation

Posted 77 minutes ago

Thomas Cook has been told to pay Maria Edwards and her family for a nine hour delay by a Birmingham Court. Airlines did not previously have to pay for delays caused by passengers. [Link]

Are these the world's worst journeys to work?

Posted 4 hours ago

It's not just crowds that commuters around the world have to face each day. Commuters in New York have to confront its serious rat problem while Japanese workers have to be pushed onto a train. [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 23 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 23 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 23 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]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 19 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 19 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 21 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 16 days ago

Third person grounded following complaints [Link]

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

Posted 16 days ago

Neighbouring Tenerife hotels help after evacuation [Link]

Airlines see load factors dip as capacity growth outstrips demand

Posted 16 days ago

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

Telegraph Travel

The world's most convenient airports

Posted 4 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 4 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 5 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 9 weeks 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 9 weeks 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 9 weeks 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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