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Telegraph Travel

Iceland's WOW air launches £99 flights to the US

Posted 6 hours ago

Low-cost airline to start flights from London Gatwick to Washington DC and Boston, with fares from £99 promised [Link]

Top five safari parks for seeing lions in the wild

Posted 13 hours ago

As the Lion King celebrates its 15-year anniversary this week, our safari expert reveals Africa's top five parks for lion spotting [Link]

Burma: building the most beautiful ship on the Irrawaddy

Posted 14 hours ago

A new all-suite river ship, the creation of local craftsmen, sets sail in Burma next month [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Garrett McNamara on Nazaré: the surfers favourite town in Portugal

Posted 4 days ago

For the surfing legend, the Portuguese town of Nazaré is more than just a place to catch record-breaking waves: its 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 theres … [Link]

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide in pictures

Posted 13 days ago

From a Canadian bookshop opened by Alice Munro in the 1960s to one in the island of Santorini started by drunk Oxford students, some of the worlds most exotic booksellers feature in The Bookshop Book, published as part of a UK-wide Books are My Bag campaign to support the bookselling industry in the run-up to Christmas. Its author Jen Campbell … [Link]

The foodie traveller in Portugal

Posted 5 weeks ago

Portugals pastel de nata is a melt-in-the-mouth buttery delight, and those in the know visit the village of Nazaré to taste itHaving whisked egg whites to starch their habits, Portuguese nuns and monks employed the attendant surfeit of yolks to concoct rich, sugary conventual pastries. The highly fashionable flake-fest that is Portugals iconic pastel de nata was first baked some … [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

El Mercado de Sabores abre en Cibeles

Posted 15 hours ago

Más de una veintena de los mejores restauradores de la capital participan en el evento, en el que también están presentes los ocho establecimientos ganadores de las rutas de la tapa y seis locales emblemáticos de Madrid Estarán presentes los mejores chefs de Madrid: Joaquín Felipe, del restaurante Aspen; Mario Sandoval, de Columbus; Juan Pozuelo, de La Vaca Nostra o … [Link]

El Ateneo recuerda a la Generación del 14 y la Gran Guerra

Posted 17 hours ago

El ciclo Centenario de la 1ª Generación de Intelectuales Españoles y de la 1ª Guerra Mundial completa la exposición La Gran Guerra: Una visión desde España, recientemente inaugurada en el Centro Cultural Conde Duque Pedro Corral subraya la aportación de los intelectuales de la Generación del 14 para mejorar España El ciclo profundizará, a través de once ponencias, en las … [Link]

Las autorizaciones del SER se pueden gestionar a través la web municipal

Posted 17 hours ago

Se han incorporado a la Sede Electrónica nuevos servicios para el alta, consulta, renovación y pago de las autorizaciones Su puesta en marcha facilita los trámites para los ciudadanos, sin necesidad de desplazamientos a oficinas municipales y entidades financieras Se eliminan los distintivos físicos de la autorización. El control de las mismas se realiza por los controldores de forma automática … [Link]

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

Suspected Ebola case detected at Newark Airport

Posted 79 minutes ago

Traveler from Liberia undergoing tests in Newark hospital [Link]

Airline complains customers can't find airport

Posted 79 minutes ago

Service suffering due to passengers getting lost [Link]

Wife of British businessman killed in Bali arrested on suspicion of murder

Posted 3 hours ago

Victim was building a hotel on the holiday island [Link]

RSS Actualidad

Wallscapes, art displays in Alicante

Posted 6 days ago

Wallscapes is a visual experience, an artistic evolution, based on photographer Carlos Balsalobre´s interpretation of reality. Discover a new perspective at the Lonja de Alicante, until 30th October. [Link]

Vinaroz Rice festival

Posted 6 days ago

Vinaroz will be holding its Rice festival until 8th December, a series of gastronomic events which celebrate its twentieth anniversary this year. Seafood rice with shrimps and scallops, the original Valencian paella or meloso de pato y setas, a creamier rice dish made with duck and mushrooms. A real taste of luxury! [Link]

Gigantes y cabezudos take to the streets in Ontinyent

Posted 6 days ago

Over 100 gigantes y cabezudos (giants and big-headed characters) from all over Spain will come together this weekend in Ontiyent to take part in a national gathering of nearly 20 different groups. Music, dancing and carnival troupes mean fun is guaranteed on the streets of Ontinyent. [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

Ebola screening begins at Gatwick Airport for passengers from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia

Posted 19 hours ago

Ebola screening begins today at Gatwick Airport, starting in North Terminal, then checks will begin at South Terminal from tomorrow, followed by St Pancras. [Link]

Taiwan's China Airlines Boeing 777-300ER plane has tea-tasting area, cocktail bar and sofa beds

Posted 19 hours ago

Taiwan's China Airlines Boeing 777-300ER plane has seats that convert into sofas, a tea-tasting area, a coffee saloon and cocktail bar, and even a library so passengers can sit back and read a good book. [Link]

Trekkers in Nepal could be made to take GPS tracking systems

Posted 19 hours ago

Nepalese officials want to introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of tourists and local guides in the Himalayas. [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 20 months ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

Posted 22 months ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Traditional fairs for November

Posted 24 months ago

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

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 5 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 5 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 5 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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Vienna's Neubau district: Venture out into Seventh heaven

Posted 43 hours ago

'Why have you come to Neubau?" asks Petra. With her sharp Austrian accent and her punky, bright orange hair, she seems aggressive for a moment until she smiles and I realise she is just inquisitive. Stopping to chat while we browse the bold artworks hanging on the wall in Printa, a minimalist shop selling pictures, clothes and nick-nacks, she explains … [Link]

Picasso's world: Traveller's Guide

Posted 6 days ago

Painter, artist, sculptor, ceramicist, photographer and writer – Picasso never ceases to fascinate. He is widely regarded as one of art's modern masters, and from his prolific artistic achievements to his flamboyant romantic life, Picasso never stopped inspiring, intriguing and innovating. [Link]

Tuscany cycling holidays: Taking Italy up a gear

Posted 6 days ago

Beneath a dappled canopy, the forest was almost eerie in its stillness. Then I pushed down on my pedals and my surroundings burst into life. Like a headstrong stallion, my bike raced away with me, down a rocky slope riddled with ruts and loose gravel as my clammy fingers clamped the handlebars in an attempt to control my metal steed. … [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 3 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

Foraging: Browsing Boutiques in a Creative Corner of Phnom Penh

Posted 8 hours ago

The National Museum neighborhood is now the liveliest part of the Cambodian capital. [Link]

Machine Learning: GoPro Cameras Face Simpler Competition

Posted 9 hours ago

If you just want a portable, easy-to-operate still and video camera, it’s worth taking a look at some alternatives now on the market or coming soon. [Link]

In Transit Blog: On Vieques, a Yoga Retreat

Posted 9 hours ago

The W Retreat & Spa on Vieques island in Puerto Rico is offering a yoga program in partnership with Tara Stiles. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Warm up Minneapolis/St. Paul with a romantic weekend

Posted 2 hours ago

The Twin Cities' profile now shines like the North Star, and the attention is well-earned.             [Link]

Travel-inspired cookbooks offer kitchen escapes

Posted 15 hours ago

Explore California wine, Mediterranean vegetables and more destinations from your kitchen.             [Link]

10Best: Southern cultural festivals

Posted 15 hours ago

From arts to barbecue, there's plenty of opportunities to experience Southern hospitality.             [Link]

Revista80dias.es

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

Posted 5 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 5 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 5 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 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 14 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 14 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 14 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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