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Telegraph Travel

Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award: shortlist announced

Posted 6 hours ago

The six books shortlisted for this year's £5,000 Stanford Dolman prize for travel writing open up a world of wonders [Link]

'Please – we need holidaymakers to come to Kos'

Posted 7 hours ago

Tourists are critical to Kos, but thanks to the migrant crisis and looming Grexit, numbers are plummeting. In a special dispatch, Mick Brown meets the islanders keen to convince visitors they will still have a happy holiday [Link]

Bearded breaks: holidays for hipsters

Posted 8 hours ago

From a converted bus with a recording studio to camping next to a brewery, are these the most hipster holidays? [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 5 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 3 years ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Algarve travel guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Posted 20 days ago

There is so much more to this sun-kissed region of Portugal than its beautiful beaches. Great seafood, elegant villages, and near-deserted islands and lagoons for a start …Readers’ favourite restaurants in PortugalThere are three Algarves. I’ll call them the Mystic East, the Dead Centre, and the Wild West. Most people flying to Faro will end up at the popular resort … [Link]

Restaurants in Portugal: readers’ travel tips

Posted 3 weeks ago

From the juiciest pork sandwich in Porto to rustic delicacies and fantastic places to eat freshly grilled fish, Guardian Travel readers reveal where to savour the best of Portugal’s cuisine Contribute to next week’s readers’ tips to be in with a chance of winning a £200 hotel voucher Casa Guedes, in the old centre of Porto (130 Praças Poveiros) serves … [Link]

Food and drink in Portugal: send us your tips and you could win a £200 hotel voucher

Posted 4 weeks ago

Portugal has one of the most underrated cuisines – so we want to know all about the country’s fantastic food and drink and your favourite place to enjoy it. Share your travel tips and you could win a £200 travel voucherWhatever part of Portugal you’ve visited, you probably have good memories of the food and drink. We want to hear … [Link]

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Nantes travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Posted 7 days ago

Travel essentialsWhy go now?The cultural capital of western France and gateway to the Loire Valley comes alive in summer with a multitude of events. The centrepiece is the two-month Voyage à Nantes festival (3 July to 30 August; 00 33 8 92 464 044; levoyageanantes.fr), which invites visitors to trace 40 city sites along a 10-mile green trail, painted on … [Link]

Croatia: From music festivals to coastal cruising

Posted 8 days ago

Web searches for holidays to Croatia are reportedly soaring (according to youth tour operator Topdeck Travel), perhaps in part due to its starring role in Game of Thrones and the multitude of music festivals that liven up its coast during the summer months. What's more, there are new flights, new trips… even new festivals to tempt visitors there this summer, … [Link]

Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast: From Sevid to Split

Posted 11 days ago

All good thrillers should begin with a phone call. I've just landed in Split. The voice at the other end of my mobile is gratifyingly sinister – Slavic accented, deep and terse. "We've been expecting you Mr Guha". Ok, he doesn't use those precise words. More like, "Take coast road west towards Trogir. Turn left from Route 8 after Marina. … [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 9 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 9 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 11 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]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Mejoras en el viaducto de Bailén y once puentes más

Posted 6 hours ago

Las obras de los 12 puentes y pasos inferiores comienza el próximo lunes 6 de julio. Durarán unos cinco meses De especial relevancia es la remodelación del célebre viaducto, que servirá para dar una nueva configuración a la propia calle y dotarla de aceras más amplias Las medidas de seguridad que requieren los trabajos determinarán, en gran parte, la configuración … [Link]

El Ayuntamiento quiere garantizar la limpieza de las calles de Madrid

Posted 8 hours ago

En esos grupos de trabajo se analizarán todos los aspectos relacionados con el servicio: indicadores de limpieza, personal, medios y demás elementos con los que se cuenta para el servicio El consistorio se hace eco de la alarma ciudadana sobre el estado de sus calles y espacios públicos [Link]

Dispositivos de movilidad, limpieza, policía y Samur para el desfile del Orgullo

Posted 10 hours ago

Limpieza destina 172 operarios y conductores y 55 máquinas –y refuerza el número de contenedores de recogida de residuos– para la manifestación del sábado Policía Municipal pone en la calle a 152 agentes para labores de seguridad y a otros 120 en el operativo específico de tráfico, a los que se suman 25 agentes de Movilidad Más de 100 trabajadores … [Link]

NYT > Travel

Op-Ed Contributor: Are Hotels Dangerous?

Posted 6 hours ago

What a recent Supreme Court ruling revealed about the world of hot towels and clean sheets. [Link]

Should Swimmers Worry About Sharks?

Posted 10 hours ago

A rash of shark bites in North Carolina has raised concerns. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe. [Link]

Frugal Traveler: A $50 Day in Knoxville, Tennessee

Posted 10 hours ago

A full day spent in this inviting city in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains turns up two free concerts, a quirky museum, two great meals and a new friend. [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 13 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 13 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 13 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]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

10Best: Iced coffee drinks for an afternoon pick-up

Posted 5 hours ago

Bold baristas are combining surprising flavors and ingredients.             [Link]

All aboard the historic Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

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Iced coffee drinks perfect for hot summer days

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

Airports Commission makes clear case for third Heathrow runway

Posted 4 hours ago

Sir Howard Davies: Case for expansion is 'overwhelming' [Link]

Plane crashes into hotel in Indonesia

Posted 4 hours ago

At least 141 killed [Link]

Eight held over Tunisia gun attack

Posted 8 hours ago

Minute's remembrance for victims will be held on Friday [Link]

Travel | Mail Online

Ryanair passenger pinned to Tenerife airport tarmac after 'fighting and passing out'

Posted 5 hours ago

One passenger on board who photographed the incident, described how the man would not calm down after being led from the plane, which led to police restraining him on the airport apron. [Link]

Mumbai train crashes into station buffers and mounts platform

Posted 5 hours ago

Dramatic CCTV footage has emerged of a train in Mumbai failing to apply its brakes and smashing through the platform end. The event occurred on Sunday leaving on person hospitalised. [Link]

Bognor Regis is in Europe and Newquay in the USA: Survey reveals British children are all at sea when it comes to knowing where the country's coastal resorts are

Posted 5 hours ago

Over half admitted that they didn't know were one of Britain's oldest seaside resort towns, Skegness, was located. Ten per cent even thought it was in Snowdonia. [Link]

RSS Actualidad

Best vessels in the waters of Valencia during the Trophy of HM The Queen 2015

Posted 14 hours ago

From July 10 to 12, the Real Club Nautico in Valencia hosts the 17th edition of the Trophy of Her Majesty The Queen (Trofeo SM La Reina – 2015) Tribute to the Navy Regatta- 28th Copa Almirante Sánchez Barcaíztegui. This is one of the most important sailing events of the country, to be hold this week off the coast of … [Link]

Denia lives its local festivities

Posted 14 hours ago

The festivities in the town of Dénia don't leave a void day in the calendar. This week is the turn of their religious festivities. Until July 12, bulls, music and dancing fill the streets of the town. Come and enjoy one of the most unique festivals in the Valencia Region. [Link]

ElectroSplash is back to Vinaròs

Posted 14 hours ago

This summer, the town of Vinarós will be again one of the epicenters of electronic music thanks to the second edition of the renewed ElectroSplash festival. Over 80 artists distributed on three stages along the 10th, 11th and 12th of July will make the assistants dance during this good, nice and cheap event. Besides music, the event has the incentive … [Link]

Revista80dias.es

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

Posted 7 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 7 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 7 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 4 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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