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Bites: At Bay Area Restaurant, Roadside Food With a California Accent

Posted 25 hours ago

The chef at Dad’s Luncheonette is an alumnus of Saison, the wildly expensive San Francisco spot. Dad’s is anything but. [Link]

On Set: ‘Dirty Dancing’: Where Kellerman’s Came to Life

Posted 31 hours ago

The lake where Johnny lifted Baby may be gone, but the North Carolina and Virginia sites where the film was shot still offer plenty of nostalgia. [Link]

Chasing the Deal: Pets on the Premises? It’s a Hotel Perk

Posted 2 days ago

Guests who love animals can spend time with dogs, macaws and rescued tortoises and horses. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

America's best beaches: Florida, Hawaii sands top 'Dr. Beach' rankings

Posted 22 hours ago

Siesta Beach in Sarasota, Fla., was named the USA's best beach by Dr. Beach.             [Link]

Disney parks begin a blockbuster summer

Posted 24 hours ago

Visit the world of "Avatar" in Orlando, or break the Guardians out in Anaheim.             [Link]

Best beach bites: TV chef Katie Lee’s seaside faves

Posted 24 hours ago

Maybe it’s the salt air, but there’s something special about eating at the shore.             [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

An Inspector Calls on Bath's No 15 Great Pulteney hotel

Posted 71 minutes ago

The Daily Mail's Inspector called into No 15 Great Pulteney, a new Georgian terrace hotel in Bath, where he found the decor throughout to be over-crammed with 'gimmicky clutter'. [Link]

Guy Adams reviews Warwick Castle's new Knight's Village

Posted 71 minutes ago

The Daily Mail's Guy Adams found fun for all the family at Warwick Castle, next to the River Avon, where they stayed in the new medieval-style Knight's Village accommodation. [Link]

Marlon Brando's son shows Pippa's honeymooning island

Posted 71 minutes ago

Marlon Brando's son says Pippa Middleton and husband James Matthews picked the perfect place to honeymoon. Miko Brando told DailyMail.com Tetiaroa Island is the 'most romantic place on earth.' [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 2 years ago

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

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 4 years ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

Posted 4 years ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

RSS Actualidad

The Valencian silk tradition within your reach

Posted 25 hours ago

If you are planning a visit to the Region of Valencia, we can propose an exciting trip. The Silk Road was made up of a series of commercial routes built for the Chinese silk business from the 2nd century BC on. It was consolidated in the 15th century in the Hispanic kingdoms and the western Mediterranean area. [Link]

Live the Mediterranean at the Winecanting Summer Festival in Alicante

Posted 25 hours ago

The big celebration of the Alicante Protected Designation of Origin wines has come. On the 5th of June, the gardens of the MARQ (Museo Arqueológico Provincial de Alicante – Alicante Provincial Archaeological Museum) will be hosting the Winecanting Summer Festival. The event will have been celebrated for 10 years now; in fact, it has become a big meeting for the … [Link]

Carcaixent Modernist Fair, a unique event in the Region of Valencia

Posted 25 hours ago

From the 9th to the 11th of June, Carcaixent (Valencia) will be hosting a unique and very special event: the Modernist Fair. It is an activity that originated with the aim of making the city and its rich heritage known to the public. Attendants will be able to discover the urban life of its streets, the quality of its gastronomy, … [Link]

Portugal holidays | The Guardian

Europe’s hidden coasts: Costa de Prata, Portugal

Posted 9 days ago

Central Portugal’s pristine beaches are pounded by the Atlantic and dotted with simple restaurants, but barely touched by tourists, making them havens for those who crave space – and great seafood More hidden coasts: France | Spain | Greece | ItalyTheo and I saunter along the road from Aveiro that crosses its wide, shiny, tame lagoon, and arrive in north … [Link]

Discovering Portugal’s wild side

Posted 6 weeks ago

For unspoilt countryside, top camping, hiking, wild swimming, plus great local food and wine – and all doable in a weekend from the three main airports – try one of these itineraries from Edwina Pitcher’s Wild Guide PortugalAway from the busy coastal resorts, Portugal is a timeless and magical place. To the north and east, there are wild mountains and … [Link]

The best of rural Portugal: readers’ travel tips

Posted 6 weeks ago

Lush mountains, meandering rivers and hilltop villages await visitors to Portugal’s understated countryside. But where’s best place to stay, eat and enjoy a vinho verde? Our tipsters have the genWe had our best glass of Portuguese wine on the whitewashed rooftop of a tiny shop in the medieval hilltop village of Monsaraz, on the Spanish border. Local family winemakers Ervideira … [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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]

アフターピルを常備しておこう!

アフターピルの種類とドラッグストアでも購入できるか

Posted 6 months ago

ピルには低用量ピル(経口避妊薬)とアフターピルの2種類があります。どち~ アフターピルの種類とドラッグストアでも購入できるかはアフターピルを常備~ [Link]

アフターピルなら面倒な計算なども必要なく使用が可能

Posted 7 months ago

ピルというのはしっかり計算をして服用をしないと、効果がなく妊娠をしてし~ そのため、飲み始める時期であったり休薬期間をよく考えて服用しなければな~ しかし、アフターピルの場合にはそのような計算は不要で避妊が可能となって~ アフターピルというのは性行為の後に行うことができる避妊法であり、通常の~ むしろ、早めに服用をすればその分効果が高まるので避妊に失敗をしてしまっ~ 72時間以内に服用をする必要のある薬とされていますが、120時間までで~ アフターピルを使用する上で注意が必要なのは計算などが不要で、性行為後に~ その上で失敗してしまった時の、最終手段がアフターピルということになるの~ アフターピルなら面倒な計算なども必要なく使用が可能はアフターピルを常備~ [Link]

アフターピルで避妊が成功した印と避妊効果の低下

Posted 8 months ago

アフターピルは、性行為後でも避妊効果を得られる有効な方法として知られて~ 通常、アフターピルは性行為から72時間以内であれば避妊効果を得られると~ 避妊が成功した場合、アフターピルの服用から3日後以降に消退出血と呼ばれ~ また、アフターピルの服用から3日経過していないのに出血が見られた場合は~ アフターピルで避妊が成功した印と避妊効果の低下はアフターピルを常備して~ [Link]

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

EasyJet flight delayed due to passenger's 'suspicious behaviour'

Posted 13 months ago

Third person grounded following complaints [Link]

Two feared dead and others still missing after building collapses in tourist resort

Posted 13 months ago

Neighbouring Tenerife hotels help after evacuation [Link]

Airlines see load factors dip as capacity growth outstrips demand

Posted 13 months ago

IATA warns this could be start of downward trend [Link]

Telegraph Travel

The world's most convenient airports

Posted 14 months ago

Forget costly transfers: these airports are each fewer than eight miles – and some just a 20-minute walk – from the city centre [Link]

Top 10: the best family-friendly Cotswolds hotels

Posted 14 months ago

Where to stay for swimming pools, horse-riding lessons, kids' clubs and great food [Link]

Top 10: the best family-friendly hotels in Cornwall

Posted 14 months ago

Where to stay for swimming pools, surfing lessons and tennis coaching [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Encuentro “Construyendo nuestro espacio”

Posted 15 months ago

El profesor de Antropología Social de la UB, y experto en la construcción de identidades colectivas en contextos urbanos, Manuel Delgado, ofreció una ponencia La jornada fue un foro de reflexión y acción comunitaria abierto a la participación de entidades públicas, privadas y otros colectivos, así como a los vecinos y vecinas del distrito [Link]

Expomanga 2016 se muda al pabellón 12 de IFEMA

Posted 15 months ago

Esta feria, celebrada hasta ahora en el Pabellón de Cristal de la Casa de Campo, podrá acoger en IFEMA más actividades y mayor número de visitantes Tendrán cabida invitados internacionales como ‘'Twin Cosplay'' que visitarán España por primera vez como vigentes campeones del World Cosplay Summit 2015 [Link]

Los idiomas se viven en el mercado de Barceló

Posted 15 months ago

Todos los viernes, a partir de las 21.00 horas, la segunda planta de este mercado se convierte en un espacio de esparcimiento donde practicar otras lenguas de forma divertida y gratuita con profesores nativos La idea es una experiencia piloto que nace con vocación de extenderse a otros mercados municipales Responde a una doble estrategia del Ayuntamiento: apoyar a los … [Link]

Revista80dias: viajes, turismo, cultura y guías

Descuento de residente: la subvención que ha llevado a Globalia a los tribunales

Posted 18 months ago

Juan José Hidalgo, presidente del Grupo Globalia, el primer conglomerado turístico del país, está imputado por un juzgado de la Audiencia Nacional por un presunto fraude en la subvención del descuento de residente. El Estado paga cada año más de 300 millones para que canarios, baleares, melillenses y ceutíes viajen barato a la península ibérica. [Link]

La vida normal del creador del 'Quijote'

Posted 18 months ago

Una biografía resumida de Miguel de Cervantes, pero que da una visión completa de la vida del escritor que revolucionó la novela en el siglo XVII. Además, se analiza cómo escribió sus obras y poemas, lo que permite introducirse en la mente del padre de Alonso Quijano, su personaje más famoso. [Link]

12 lugares prohibidos en el mundo

Posted 18 months ago

Viajar es un vicio y una vez que te ha picado ese gusanillo es difícil dejar de hacerlo. Excepto a lugares imposibles en el mundo. O quizá no tanto. Aquí una lista de los sitios donde está prohibido acercarse o es muy, muy complicado. [Link]

Peanuts News

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

Posted 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 years ago

Enjoy doing sport with Geoextrem. Canyoning in Montanejos (Castellón) [Link]

LIVE PAINTBALL , 25€, BOCAIRENT, Adventure sports, Comunitat Valenciana

Posted 6 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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