John Gordon Ross

A Man for All Reasons

John Gordon Ross header image 3

Travel

There’s a reason for the big emphasis on Spain and Portugal here.

Telegraph Travel

Airlines should give waiting disabled passenger a seat, court rules

Posted 7 minutes ago

Appeal court ruling over woman with arthritis paves way for 'additional provision to protect disabled persons travelling by air' [Link]

Rail ticket 'rip-off': passengers routinely denied cheapest fares

Posted 5 hours ago

Self-service machines – which are used to purchase almost a quarter of all rail tickets – offer wildly different fares, The Telegraph can disclose [Link]

Blind dining in London

Posted 10 hours ago

Soo Kim explores a unique blindfolded dining experience being offered at the Lancaster London hotel in West London [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Garrett McNamara on Nazaré: the surfers favourite town in Portugal

Posted 12 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 21 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 6 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]

RSS Actualidad

The town of Mascarell, more medieval than ever

Posted 17 hours ago

Mascarell, a small walled town in Nules, hosts this weekend a medieval fair with knight battles, a camp, exhibitions, a meeting of bolilleras and a concert of medieval music. Come to Mascarell and return to the Middle Ages. [Link]

"Destápate" festival in Elx, the best tapas for all tastes

Posted 17 hours ago

If you like good food, come and taste the best miniature gastronomy in the town of Elche . You have all month to enjoy the "Destápate" festival. You have no excuse, stop by and check that in Elx the tapas are super yummy! And just for €1.50! [Link]

The GP Generali of Valencia region, the last race of the year

Posted 17 hours ago

This weekend is the last race of the year of the Motorcycling World Championship and again, it is held at the Valencia Circuit in Cheste. An exciting event with two outright winners: Marc Marquez in MotoGP and Esteve Rabat in Moto2. And with news this year, since the organization of the Motorcycle Grand Prix of Valencia allows the invasion of … [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Día Mundial de las Ciudades

Posted 8 hours ago

[Link]

Orden del Día del Pleno Ordinario de la Ciudad de Madrid

Posted 11 hours ago

[Link]

Renovación de aceras, calzadas y estructuras

Posted 13 hours ago

Los trabajos no suponen cortes ni desvíos de tráfico Todos se realizarán en horario diurno [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

'Drunk' Flybe pilot arrested moments before take-off causing 5 hour delay

Posted 8 hours ago

The aircraft was due to fly from Newquay Airport to Gatwick yesterday morning, but was cancelled causing passengers delays and in some cases missed connections. [Link]

Thirty British holidaymakers to sue First Choice after being struck down by 'gastric illness and skin rashes' at Algarve resort

Posted 8 hours ago

A two-year-old boy from Derby had to be hospitalised after he contracted gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the stomach or bowels, while his family stayed at Holiday Village Algarve. [Link]

Travel eye mask, Relax ALLY, that attaches passengers to their headrests

Posted 8 hours ago

Finnish brand Active Ally Oy has designed a novel product to help you sleep on long, bumpy journeys. The Relax ALLY fastens to the back of your chair to keep your head from rolling from side to side [Link]

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

Flybe unveils new routes and shuttle initiative

Posted 117 minutes ago

London city gets new flights [Link]

Court upholds Ryanair's multi-million pound bill

Posted 3 hours ago

Airline told to pay up after losing appeal [Link]

Study finds travel sites manipulate prices, search results

Posted 4 hours ago

Personalization, past search history means one price doesn't fit all [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]

- Europe RSS Feed

Italy’s Il Salviatino named best hotel in Europe

Posted 33 hours ago

With scenic views, fine dining and spectacular history on offer, the readers of Condé Nast Traveller named the Il Salviatino in Fiesole-Florence, Italy the best hotel in Europe. [Link]

Liege: A proud history to explore

Posted 40 hours ago

Enlightened, ecclesiastical and elegant: Liège has a proud history as a medieval city, and for a time was one of the richest and most powerful places in Europe. So the striking concrete and glass railway station comes as a surprise. Intended to look like a woman lying on her side, to many it resembles a baseball cap – rounded at … [Link]

Mons: From medieval to ultramodern

Posted 41 hours ago

In the autumn sunshine, the homely red brick and grey limestone capital of the province of Hainaut is in the grip of European Culture Capital Syndrome, as an army of builders races to get the place ready for the magic year of 2015. [Link]

NYT > Travel

T Magazine: Finding Solace in Artistry

Posted 6 hours ago

The Los Angeles artist Alex Israel sees a vivid exuberance in Terrance Hayes’s reflection on the comforts and perils of taking refuge in art. [Link]

In Transit Blog: Taylor Swift Welcomes You to New York

Posted 7 hours ago

The singer Taylor Swift has been named New York’s “global welcome ambassador’ by the city’s tourism group. [Link]

Check In: Hotel Review: Bespoke Inn in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Posted 9 hours ago

Free bike rentals, plenty of outdoor lounge space and a location near Main Street are all part of the package at this four-room inn that opened last year. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Come face to face with massive whale sharks

Posted 4 hours ago

Don't let their massive size fool you. The whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium are gentle giants. You can see for yourself by diving right into their Atlanta tank for a swim.             [Link]

New York City: How to make the most of a weekend trip

Posted 7 hours ago

New York moves fast, which is perfect, since you've only got a few short days to see it.             [Link]

The most haunted hotels in the world

Posted 9 hours ago

From an English castle to a B&B in New Jersey, these hotels are known for paranormal encounters.             [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]

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 23 months ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Traditional fairs for November

Posted 2 years ago

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

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 6 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 6 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]

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]

Archive

31 Oct 2014  30 Oct 2014  29 Oct 2014  28 Oct 2014  27 Oct 2014  26 Oct 2014  25 Oct 2014  24 Oct 2014  23 Oct 2014  22 Oct 2014  21 Oct 2014  20 Oct 2014  19 Oct 2014  18 Oct 2014  17 Oct 2014  16 Oct 2014  15 Oct 2014  14 Oct 2014  13 Oct 2014  12 Oct 2014  11 Oct 2014  10 Oct 2014  09 Oct 2014  08 Oct 2014  07 Oct 2014  06 Oct 2014  05 Oct 2014  04 Oct 2014  03 Oct 2014  02 Oct 2014  01 Oct 2014  30 Sep 2014  

No Comments

0 responses so far ↓

  • There are no comments yet...Kick things off by filling out the form below.

You must log in to post a comment.