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MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 4 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 2 years ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

Posted 2 years ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Off-piste runs: why don't we explore?

Posted 14 days ago

The Peneda-Gerês Trail Adventure race in Portugal is a wild route through river crossings, boulder fields and people’s gardens. When there is so much to discover, why do we follow trails and lose our sense of adventure?If I were given 1,000 years to walk this earth, I still wouldn’t have discovered some of the places I visited this week at … [Link]

Travel tips: Comporta, Portugal, plus this week’s best deals | Joanne O’Connor

Posted 19 days ago

Bask on the beach in Portugal’s answer to Whitstable. Plus stay in a divine Sussex vineyard, or in a one-bed villa with pool in ChiantiWhy go?Comporta is the beach retreat of choice for Lisbon’s fashion and media set, who decamp here at weekends to hang out in chichi fisherman’s cottages just an hour’s drive from the city. Think of it … [Link]

Azores holiday guide: what to see, best bars, restaurants and places to stay

Posted 9 weeks ago

This volcanic archipelago in the mid-Atlantic feels like a world unto itself. But two new direct low-cost air routes from the UK are about to bring the enchanted islands within easier reachHere, somewhere between Lisbon and New York, the weather is mild but decidedly unstable. Atlantic fronts barrel in, clouds tussle, shafts of sunbeams and great fat silvery pools of … [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

WW2's Red Sands sea forts built to protect Kent from Nazi's to be a luxury resort

Posted 10 hours ago

The huge metal Maunsell gun towers – also known as Red Sands – were constructed in 1943 during the Second World War to help defend the UK from the German navy and Luftwaffe. [Link]

The most hated airlines on social media revealed

Posted 10 hours ago

Ten major US and European airlines were assessed on Twitter to see which ones were complained about most, with some surprising results. [Link]

Inside Khloe Kardashian's incredible underwater hotel room in Dubai

Posted 10 hours ago

On her trip to Dubai, Khloe Kardashian opted for the underwater hotel of our dreams, staying in the luxury aquarium suites at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai which start at £5,500 a night. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Botella, en el XXV aniversario de las Unidades de Intervención Policial

Posted 13 hours ago


Botella y un grupo de escritores visitan los restos de Cervantes

Posted 14 hours ago


Acuerdos de la Junta de Gobierno de la Ciudad de Madrid

Posted 16 hours ago


RSS Actualidad

Cherry Festival in the Vall de la Gallinera

Posted 16 hours ago

This weekend visit the Vall de la Gallinera (Gallinera Valley) and eat as much cherries as you can! Benialí holds next weekend their traditional Cherry Festival, a fruit representative of the town due to its quantity and quality. [Link]

Benicàssim plays blues

Posted 16 hours ago

This weekend, Benicàssim dances with the sound of blues. The music will fill every corner of the city, with activities for all tastes and ages. If music is your thing, do not hesitate and come to Benicàssim Blues Festival, which will take place on June, 5 to 7. [Link]

New Season of Aqualandia in Benidorm

Posted 16 hours ago

It's time for fun, the time when the largest water park in Europe, Aqualandia opens its doors and inaugurates nothing more and nothing less than its thirty-first season! Come to Aqualandia and enjoy limitless of water. [Link]

- Europe RSS Feed

Var, France: It's Provence, but where are the crowds?

Posted 3 days ago

In Provence, they like to keep secrets. Some things you only tell your family, handing down through the generations. Like where your private beach is, where to gather mushrooms or find a haul of sea urchins for "le jour des orsillades". It all goes back to the days of Marcel Pagnol's Jean de Florette and the hidden sources of spring … [Link]

Split, Croatia: Diocletian's Palace, fine streetside restaurants, and other reasons to linger

Posted 3 days ago

Like Old Towns the world over, Split's historical heart is a fine place to get lost. Along its meandering marble streets, you'll find smart boutiques and restaurants jostling for space, as music plays, starlings swoop and washing lines cut through the sky above. [Link]

Turkey's Black Sea coast: The road to Sinop is paved with good intentions

Posted 3 days ago

At the top of the hill, my car stalled as I hit the brakes. Cicadas buzzed in the sudden silence as I tried to work out where the road went next. I was alone, my GPS had taken a sabbatical and it was almost impossible to tell which of the two tracks ahead of me was a lane that would … [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Experience Stephen Starr's empire of eateries

Posted 6 hours ago

Starr Restaurants run along the east coast from Philadelphia to Florida.             [Link]

Sweet potato pie? Unusual ice cream flavors to try this summer

Posted 6 hours ago


Five over-the-top concierge services in Las Vegas

Posted 12 hours ago

Make your next Vegas vacation a little more luxurious with these cool concierge offerings.             [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 8 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 8 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 10 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: Celebrating ‘The Goonies’ in Oregon

Posted 10 hours ago

Goonies Day, scheduled for next month in Astoria, Ore., will pay tribute to the movie that has been a fan favorite for 30 years. [Link]

Update: National Parks Gear Up for Summer Rush

Posted 10 hours ago

From Arizona to Wyoming, the latest developments and improvements at America’s parks and historic sites. [Link]

Choice Tables: In Omaha, Farmers and Chefs Are Good Together

Posted 17 hours ago

In some of the city’s most inviting restaurants, it’s not just ingredients that are homegrown; the chefs and owners are, too. [Link]

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

Air traffic controllers threaten strike in June

Posted 4 hours ago

Move could cause chaos for holidaymakers [Link]

Air traffic controllers threaten strike in June

Posted 4 hours ago

Move could cause chaos for holidaymakers [Link]

Harriet Green to give chunk of Thomas Cook bonus to charity

Posted 4 hours ago

'This feels right to me,' says former CEO [Link] Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 12 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 12 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 12 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]

Telegraph Travel

Stuntman snowboards among the clouds

Posted 11 hours ago

Because snowboarding on snow is just so passé… [Link]

Top 10: the best hotels for the Rio Olympics 2016

Posted 13 hours ago

An insider's guide to the top places to stay for the Rio Olympics, featuring the city's best hotels for access to Copacabana beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain views [Link]

Why you should visit Hull – before it's too late

Posted 13 hours ago

Hull could be submerged by rising sea levels, an environmentalist has claimed – and what a tragedy that would be [Link]

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

Posted 6 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 6 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 6 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]

Peanuts News

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

Posted 4 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 4 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 4 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 21 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 21 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 21 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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