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Virgin Hotels makes its debut in Chicago

Posted 68 minutes ago

A new Virgin brand seeks to give business travelers an alternative to impersonal hotels.             [Link]

Guests loathe them, yet resort fees are on the rise

Posted 68 minutes ago

Those reviled mandatory resort fees are climbing — and in places you might not expect.             [Link]

New sights, old city: Exploring Buenos Aires' street art

Posted 30 hours ago

"It's always changing, just like the people. But above all the art shows that there is so much life here,"             [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 4 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 4 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 6 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

In Transit Blog: Learning the Language in Wales

Posted 6 hours ago

Chateau Rhianfa in Wales is offering guests courses taught by a local language expert. [Link]

In Transit Blog: Cunard Ships Will Travel Back in Time

Posted 32 hours ago

This summer, in honor of its 175th anniversary, Cunard plans to recreate its original voyage, from Liverpool, England, to Boston, aboard the Queen Mary 2. [Link]

Pilots Union Approves Contract With Airline

Posted 47 hours ago

The deal provides a substantial salary increase, though some union members have criticized it for failing to match the terms offered by Delta Air Lines. [Link]

RSS Actualidad

Midwinter celebration in Altea: Hail Saint Blaise!

Posted 3 days ago

Altea, the White Village, will show its greatest finery this weekend to celebrate the half year of its Moors and Christians celebration, a festivity hold in honor of its holy patron. Hail Saint Blaise! If you want to enjoy a nice festivity, come to celebrate with us in Altea! [Link]

Deli Meat Fair, the best pork in Requena

Posted 3 days ago

Come to Requena this weekend and taste the best pork in the Fair of Quality & Artisan Deli Meat. Chorizo, morcilla (blood sausage), sobrassada (spicy cured sausage) or ham … Try them with scones and good wine! Yummy! [Link]

Moors and Christians in Bocairent, the festival that overcomes the winter cold

Posted 3 days ago

From 7th to 10th of February, the Moors and Christians festivities are held in the town of Bocairent. These are days in which, despite the cold, the streets of our town are transformed through music, fireworks, parades and joy. These are days to enjoy Bocairent. [Link]

Telegraph Travel

The Northern Lights: aurora hunting in Finnish Lapland

Posted 18 hours ago

A case of love at first lights as Caroline Shearing travels to Finnish Lapland in search of nature's most wondrous show [Link]

Top 10: the world's best family-friendly hotel pools

Posted 18 hours ago

A guide to 10 of the best family-friendly hotel pools in destinations including Crete, Majorca, Jamaica and Florida [Link]

Tom Conti's New York: My Kind of Town

Posted 18 hours ago

The British actor shares his favourite haunts in the city, including where he ate and drank with Woody Allen and the Mafia [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Nightlife reports: Lisbon’s new clubbing scene

Posted 10 days ago

Clubs in the Portuguese capital are bursting with African influences, attracting a diverse crowd to unusual, mainly outdoor venues. Local DJs and musicians give us the lowdownSee this square? A few years ago this was like The Wire.” It’s Friday evening and I’m walking through Intendente, an area north of Lisbon’s city centre that’s the latest part of town to … [Link]

The art of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian – in pictures

Posted 5 weeks ago

The first museum retrospective of the work of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, the Iranian grande dame of geometric art, on display at Portugal’s Serralves Museum, moving to New York this March Continue reading… [Link]

Garrett McNamara on Nazaré: the surfer’s favourite town in Portugal

Posted 3 months ago

For the surfing legend, the Portuguese town of Nazaré is more than just a place to catch record-breaking waves: it’s a great destination for food, views and relaxation• Do you know Nazaré? What other surf spots would you recommend along this coast? Add a tip in the commentsAmerican surfer Garrett McNamara travels around the world chasing big waves. But there’s … [Link]

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

Greek tourism minister promises no war on all-inclusives

Posted 18 hours ago

She says benefits to local economies will be boosted [Link]

Greek tourism minister promises no war on all-inclusives

Posted 18 hours ago

She says benefits to local economies will be boosted [Link]

Russian fighter jets disrupt UK passenger flights

Posted 18 hours ago

RAF jets scrambled to shadow military planes [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Formación de calidad para Seguridad y Emergencias

Posted 26 hours ago

Garantizar unos servicios públicos de calidad y aumentar la satisfacción del ciudadano son los objetivos del Ayuntamiento El Centro Integral de Formación de Seguridad y Emergencias mejora el servicio que prestan estos profesionales [Link]

Más transparencia para las actividades patrocinadas

Posted 26 hours ago

Las actividades se publican en www.madrid.es para que los interesados tengan una visión global de las mismas Aprobado por tercer año consecutivo, persigue unificar esfuerzos y obtener una mayor rentabilidad de los recursos [Link]

Arriba el telón en los teatros municipales

Posted 26 hours ago

El montaje de Los cuentos de la peste, de Vargas Llosa, en la Sala Principal del Teatro Español Adalí de Aída Gómez y ¡Ay! de Eva Yerbabuena copan la danza en Las Naves del Español El Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa ofrece música, teatro y poesía Dos montajes de magia y payasos sorprendentes en el Circo Price Hey … [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 3 days ago

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

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 24 months ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

Posted 2 years ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

How budget travel has evolved from hippies, the original backpackers, to flashpacking

Posted 4 hours ago

As from camping came glamping, backpacking has led to flashpacking. This is how we went from hippies exploring the Silk Road to today's wanderers who still want to see it all but with access to wi-fi. [Link]

Skier crashes at high speed at Serre Chevalier in the French Alps

Posted 4 hours ago

Skier Raphael Beghi has a lifelong reminder of his spectacular crash while speeding down the slopes in the French Alps courtesy of a helmet-mounted camera. He says the stack came after a big night out. [Link]

Venice welcomes Carnival season with above average flooding

Posted 8 hours ago

Rain or shine the show goes on in Venice where the city's famed Carnival period began on Sunday amid worse than usual seasonal flooding and rain in the City of Water. [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 8 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 8 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 8 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]

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Greece: Why this is the summer to go

Posted 3 days ago

The election in Greece has triggered more political and economic instability in the euro zone. Yet the nation is heavily dependent on tourism; around two million British holidaymakers visit the country annually. Should they reconsider? [Link]

Hotel Zoo, Berlin: An animal attraction to the silver screen

Posted 3 days ago

The Berlin Wall may have crumbled in 1989 but, 25 years on, both halves of this now united city still feel distinctly different. The east is poorer, grubbier, but sexy too, while the west is shiny, decadent and flush with obvious wealth. [Link]

A late-night graffiti stroll around Marseille (with help from Google and a toddler)

Posted 9 days ago

It turns out that the easiest way to be sleepless in Marseille, is to bring a one-year-old child with you. They are equipped to facilitate sleeplessness better than any party, event or nocturnal phenomenon ever could. [Link]

Revista80dias.es

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

Posted 9 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 9 weeks 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 9 weeks 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]

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 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 17 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 17 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 17 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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