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Barrera del Támesis, el gran escudo de Londres

Posted 8 days ago

Londres es una de esas ciudades que no puedes llegar a conocer en un solo día o viaje, ya que si bien tiene algunos puntos que son bien conocidos -Parlamento, Buckingham, etc.- tiene mil recovecos y lugares que todo viajero debería conocer; al menos por haberlos leído, que no siempre se puede uno poner a […] [Link]

Qué ver en Bilbao y alrededores

Posted 21 days ago

A lo largo y ancho de la geografía española nos podemos encontrar con paisajes y ciudades acordes al gusto de todos: desde campos de cosecha ubicados en medio de la nada hasta mastodontes urbanísticos, culturales y turísticos como Madrid o Barcelona. Pero también otros puntos que si bien de cara al viajero internacional no se […] [Link]

El gobierno cambia el nombre del Aeropuerto de Madrid en honor a Adolfo Suarez

Posted 3 weeks ago

Adolfo Suares ha sido probablemente el mejor presidente que ha tenido España a lo largo de su Historia democrática. No solo se arriesgó a modificar en solitario y desde dentro un régimen para dar la libertad a una nación, sino que supo unir las diferentes sensibilidades de nuestra patria, dando voz a todo el mundo […] [Link]

NYT > Travel

In Transit Blog: A Geneva Hotel Thinks Younger

Posted 6 hours ago

La Réserve Hotel and Spa in Geneva is offering a rejuvenation-focused program developed by Nescens. [Link]

Books: Portraits on the Page of Paris, London and Venice

Posted 10 hours ago

If you’re the type of traveler who likes to go beyond guides to develop a sense of place, one of these recently published or about-to-be-published books could be for you. [Link]

Personal Journeys: In Lecce, Making Magic With Humble Ingredients

Posted 10 hours ago

In and around this city in Italy’s heel, a crop of culinary schools and teachers is encouraging travelers to embrace la cucina povera, or “the food of the poor.” [Link]

¿Cuáles son las mejores aerolíneas por su puntualidad?

Posted 42 hours ago

En Revista80dias VIP hemos preparado un reportaje sobre las mejores aerolíneas por su puntualidad, aunque también consideramos otros factores como el trato al cliente. Europa, América, Asía, África y Oriente Medio tienen sus buenas compañías y sus ovejas negras. [Link]

Madrid abre al público algunos de sus palacios

Posted 3 days ago

La Comunidad de Madrid ha preparado diversas visitas guiadas a seis de los palacios que se encuentran en la capital de España. Las 4.500 plazas previstas ya se han cubierto. [Link]

Los viajes de los españoles empujan al alza el negocio turístico

Posted 4 days ago

Tanto la ptronal hotelera como Exceltur prevén que los españoles incrementen sus viajes en 2014 tras años de caídas debido a la crisis. Gracias a ello el negocio de las empresas turísticas se incrementará y se crearán más empleos. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Dispositivos de circulación por las procesiones Semana Santa

Posted 3 hours ago

Se recomienda el uso del transporte público, especialmente del metro, debido a los cortes y desvíos de tráfico, así como la utilización de calle 30 y M-40 para largos recorridos urbanos SAMUR-Protección Civil ha desplegado un operativo de 80 sanitarios y miembros Protección Civil [Link]

EXIT-Atrapado en el museo, un juego de rol en Conde Duque

Posted 3 hours ago

Los pases tendrán lugar de lunes a viernes, a las 10, 12, 16, 18 y 20 horas, los sábados a las 10, 12, 18 y 20 horas y los domingos a las 11 y a las 13 horas El horario matinal tiene un precio de 44 euros por grupo (de tres a cinco personas), mientras que el vespertino es de … [Link]

De la fotografía a las animaciones digitales

Posted 3 hours ago

La muestra fotográfica ‘Madrid 1910-1935' exhibe una selección del tesoro fotográfico de cerca de 3.000 imágenes conservado en la Hemeroteca Municipal y el Museo de Historia de Madrid ‘Terracota Army. Guerreros de Xiam' permanece hasta el 18 de mayo en el Centro Cultural de la Villa-Fernán Gómez [Link] Spain Travel

Madrid Zoo's Baby Panda VIDEO

Posted 7 days ago

Madrid Zoo's baby panda has been seen in public for the first time. The seven-month-old 15kg fluffy guy, named Xing Bao, came out at a ceremony for the Chinese Ambassador to Spain. Madrid's Zoo is in the Casa del Campo, the large park to the west of Madrid….Read Full Post [Link]

What's the Most Photographed Sight in Spain?

Posted 11 days ago

What do you think is the most popular place in Spain to be snapped by tourists? La Sagrada Familia? Or Las Ramblas? Or maybe it's not in Barcelona – could it be the Alhambra…Read Full Post [Link]

April and May in Spain

Posted 17 days ago

Spain is warming up and with that comes some of the country's hottest festivals and celebrations. April is dominated by Semana Santa, or Holy Week, Spain's version of Easter. But there's also the Barcelona Beer Festival, the Festimad music festival in Madrid and Murcia's Spring Festival….Read Full Post [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 14 months ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

Posted 16 months ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Traditional fairs for November

Posted 18 months ago

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

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Traveller's Guide: Camping in France

Posted 3 hours ago

Happy campers are those considering France this year. According to the French tourist office (uk.rendez, there are now more than 9,000 one- to four-star campsites spread across the country, plus a blossoming number of luxury pitches. And if you don't want to carry your own canvas, many of these sites provide fully equipped tents, caravans and cabins, not to … [Link]

48 Hours In: Lisbon

Posted 3 hours ago

Travel essentialsWhy go now?Next Friday marks the 40th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution, which brought democracy to Portugal and triggered the country's rapid withdrawal from its African colonies. It is a national holiday with street parties, a film festival ( and an open-air family picnic and live concert in Eduardo VII Park (1). [Link]

5 ways to follow Matisse

Posted 2 days ago

Henri Matisse's final artistic flourish – the colourful cut-outs he created as his health declined – are being brought together for the first time. From tomorrow, London's Tate Modern will show this collection of 120 works produced from 1936 until the French painter's death in 1954 (to 7 September;; £18). But if you can't make it to the show, … [Link]

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

Got the urge for beans on toast?

Posted 3 hours ago

Apart/Hotel of the Week: Citadines Prestige South Kensington [Link]

Plane grounded by swarm of bees

Posted 3 hours ago

Passengers said it smelt like the cabin was on fire [Link]

Plane grounded by swarm of bees

Posted 3 hours ago

Passengers said it smelt like the cabin was on fire [Link] Feed

Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar opens

Posted 3 hours ago

The Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives host brings an inventive new menu to the Vegas Strip. [Link]

Sip pinot with your pooch at dog-friendly wineries

Posted 3 hours ago

Canine companions are welcome at these wineries that cater to dog lovers. [Link]

10 most disappointing destinations in the world

Posted 14 hours ago

These popular but disappointing destinations are more letdown than must-see. [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

How First Class travel with British Airways has changed over past 40 years

Posted 9 hours ago

To mark its 40th anniversary, the airline has released iconic photographs showcasing its upper market cabin through the ages – revealing how high flyers would be treated to a free packet of Benson & Hedges, and a seven-course meal. [Link]

Car-themed V8 hotel in Germany where you CAN fall asleep at the wheel

Posted 9 hours ago

Ten suites in the four-star V8 in Stuttgart, Germany, have been dedicated to different automobile themes including a cinema drive-in, workshop and even a car wash. [Link]

Naked yoga retreat in Ibiza that is a sell-out success

Posted 10 hours ago

As New York's first co-ed naked yoga studio opens, the naked yoga holiday to Ibiza that has been in such demand, the company has added more dates. [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Travel tips: holidays in Portugal, and this week's best deals | Joanne O'Connor

Posted 19 days ago

Costa Vicentina Portugal's untamed coast, plus short breaks in Wales and TuscanyWhy go?On the wild western edge of Europe, this untamed coast has been protected from overdevelopment by its national park status. Instead of high-rise hotels and golf courses you will find exhilarating sweeps of sand backed by cliffs, whitewashed fishing villages and some of the best surf in Europe. … [Link]

Lazy days in the Algarve

Posted 3 weeks ago

People-watching, snoozing, meandering – the most relaxing holidays are all about simple pleasures, says Kevin Gould, who perfects the art of idling in a sleepy enclave of the AlgarveAt Faro airport there's a scrum of resort reps ready to meet and greet new arrivals. In an hour or so they'll be hitting their charges with the usual options: Do you … [Link]

A shopper's guide to Lisbon

Posted 3 weeks ago

Christmas shopping doesn't have to mean trawling an identikit British high street. In Lisbon Audrey Gillan stocks up on one-off, beautifully-packaged presents, from perfume to portWhen asked to think of the world's great shopping cities, few people would automatically suggest Lisbon. London, New York, Paris, yes. Marrakech even. But Lisbon?I was sceptical, too, but the Portuguese capital surprised me with … [Link]

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The ingenuity to survive in Almedijar

Posted 15 hours ago

The recovery of old professions to avoid their definitive disappearance is the goal of a fair that will be held this weekend in Almedijar. If you like traditions, come to Almedijar and see what its inhabitants have done to survive. [Link]

Valencia Boat Show, anchors aweigh

Posted 15 hours ago

From April 24 to 28, Valencia will host the Valencia Boat Show, an exciting meet-up for sailing lovers which displays the Valencian love for the sea. Come to Valencia to enjoy the sea and the city. [Link]

Juniper trees, monas (round cake habitually consumed during Easter) and balloons in the natural parks of the Valencia Region

Posted 15 hours ago

To eat the mona (a round cake that is traditionally eaten during Easter), to admire century-old Juniper trees, to ride a hot air balloon or to set sail towards Columbretes are but a few of the proposals of the Natural Parks to celebrate Easter. The environment, sports and fun are hand in hand this week in the Valencia Region. Alone, … [Link]

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

Japan's 50ft-high 'snow walls' open to tourists

Posted 9 hours ago

Famous snow corridor of the Tateyama Kurobe Apline Route in the Japanese mountains opens to the public [Link]

Sharm el-Sheikh hotels empty as tourists fear violence

Posted 9 hours ago

Red Sea resort losing its appeal as Egypt continues its brutal crackdown [Link]

An end to airport check-in queues?

Posted 11 hours ago

New electronic luggage tag could put an end to lengthy airport queues and lost bags [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 8 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 8 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 8 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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