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Telegraph Travel

Italy by Vespa: Joining the Vespa World Days rally in Mantua

Posted 6 hours ago

Soo Kim joins thousands of riders from around the world at a colourful Vespa rally in Mantua [Link]

Halloween 2014: The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season

Posted 7 hours ago

The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season [Link]

Simon Parker in Peru's Colca Canyon

Posted 7 hours ago

A trek along Peru's Colca Canyon offers Simon Parker the chance to spot elusive condors – and not so elusive llamas [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Garrett McNamara on Nazaré: the surfers favourite town in Portugal

Posted 6 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 15 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

Aprobado el proyecto de urbanización Adelfas, en el distrito de Retiro

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El ámbito, situado en el distrito de Retiro, tiene una superficie de 67.000 m2 e incluye zonas verdes y viarios públicos La urbanización de este Área de Planeamiento permitirá la construcción de viviendas y equipamientos básicos Con esta actuación se completa la urbanización de las calles Seco y Barrilero [Link]

Los ‘buhos’ se ajustan al cambio horario

Posted 2 hours ago

Habrá ligeros adelantos o retrasos de las salidas de los autobuses desde las cabeceras respecto a su horario habitual [Link]

Conde Duque recuerda la Primera Guerra Mundial

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La exposición "La Gran Guerra. Una visión desde España", reúne fotografías, material bibliográfico, maquetas, un audiovisual y un concierto de música militar La próxima semana comienza la XII Mostra Portuguesa con el jazz de Mário Laginha y la música clásica de Pedro Burmester En CentroCentro sigue abierta la Colección Abelló, con obras de grandes pintores de los siglos XV a … [Link]

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

Thomson pays out to client who slipped dancing salsa

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Out-of-court settlement agreed [Link]

Thomson pays out to client who slipped dancing salsa

Posted 89 minutes ago

Out-of-court settlement agreed [Link]

Tour guide's racist rant prompts apology from tour bus firm

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SF officials hold rally to protest [Link]

RSS Actualidad

Tots els Sants – All Saints festival in Cocentaina

Posted 37 hours ago

The Fira de Tots Sants de Cocentaina takes place thanks to a royal privilege granted by Peter III. It now runs throughout All Saints week, occupying over 700,000 square metres and attracting thousands of visitors each day. A grand event and great fun! [Link]

Feast on wild mushrooms in Segorbe

Posted 37 hours ago

November is the month of wild mushrooms in Segorbe. A dozen Segorbian restaurants will be offering the finest gastronomic delights created with this autumnal produce. If you love mushrooms, you´re in for a treat as you can try them cooked a thousand different ways in Segorbe. [Link]

Halloween, terrifyingly fun at the Terra Mítica theme park

Posted 37 hours ago

For a limited period, Terra Mítica theme park will turn into a revelling scene of giant pumpkins, skeletons, witches, vampires and beings of the afterlife to celebrate Halloween. Get down to Terra Mítica between now and November 2nd and see what fun you can have while getting a fright… [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

Why haunted New Orleans is irresistable for filmmakers

Posted 7 hours ago

It provided a suitably haunted backdrop for gothic US show American Horror Story: Coven, and taking a tour through the heart of vibrant New Orleans it’s not hard to see why. [Link]

Self-confessed history geek Larry Lamb charts the rise of the Roman Empire in latest TV series

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Rome: The World’s First Superpower sees the Gavin and Stacey star investigate how the city developed from a collection of mud huts into an empire spanning from Britain to the Middle East. [Link]

When two worlds collide: New branch of uber-chic hotel brand The Hoxton brings east London cool to west London Holborn

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The Hoxton hotel is a chic landmark amid the trendy confines of east London. But how will a new branch fare a little further west? Jenny Coad checks in to the Hoxton Holborn to find out. [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 21 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] 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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Hanover: The city that spawned a British monarchy

Posted 14 hours ago

Hanover has been celebrating this year. It's 300 years since local boy George Ludwig went to London and founded a royal dynasty. There have been events on both sides to mark the occasion. More unconventionally, photographer Martin Parr has been commissioned to find traces of Britishness in and around the capital of Lower Saxony, the results of which are now … [Link]

Vienna's Neubau district: Venture out into Seventh heaven

Posted 4 days 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 8 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]

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

A Writing Retreat by Rail, From Paris to the Côte d’Azur

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Could a train trip to the Mediterranean infuse the author with literary inspiration? [Link]

Q&A: Joseph O’Neill on Dubai, ‘a Place in Formation’

Posted 6 hours ago

The writer talks about his latest novel, “The Dog,” set in Dubai, and the two reporting trips he made there. [Link]

Overnighter: A Small-Town Gem Near Nashville

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Though less than 20 miles from Music City, Franklin is a world away, with a history and culture all its own. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Photo tour: The opulent Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

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Our October gallery features Mandarin Oriental, an ideal stay for foodies and shopaholics.             [Link]

Bigfoot: If it exists, here's where to find it

Posted 4 hours ago

The Gulf Coast Bigfoot Research Organization (GCBRO) is convinced that not only is there a Bigfoot, but there are in fact bigfeet scattered across the countryside.             [Link]

10Best: The brightest fall foliage around the USA

Posted 11 hours ago

As the crisp fall air sweeps across the USA, so too does beautiful autumn color.             [Link]

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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