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Travel | Mail Online

From Kylie's favourite terrace for Tiramisu to four-poster baths with a view: How to do Florence like the fashpack

Posted 6 hours ago

The beautiful Italian city of Florence is the ultimate in Euro luxury (there’s a reason Kim and Kanye chose to get married here). [Link]

The Marrakech express: From London to Morocco by rail

Posted 6 hours ago

Ten years after his first visit, Adam Alexander travels from London to Marrakech by rail, via Barcelona, Cordoba, Tangiers and Fez. [Link]

Shhh… there's a De La Soul DJ at work! DJ Maseo launches the Caribbean's first-ever silent disco at Palm Island

Posted 6 hours ago

The idea is to offer something new to guests staying on the private island without spoiling the perfect peace of the resort. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Sigue la Operación Asfalto en Castellana

Posted 9 hours ago

En la Castellana no se producen desvíos del tráfico. En las autovías se producen cortes desde la medianoche hasta las seis de la mañana [Link]

Madrid, futura sede del Congreso Mundial de Trasplantes

Posted 10 hours ago

La candidatura madrileña, impulsada por Madrid Convention Bureau (MCB) y sus asociados, se ha impuesto a Melbourne, Estambul, Buenos Aires y Montreal La ciudad se ha consolidado como sede de referencia para encuentros profesionales del sector médico-científico La mayor parte de los 186 congresos validados por el ICCA en Madrid durante 2013 pertenecían a este ámbito Ifema será el escenario … [Link]

Venganzas, música y cine para las noches de verano

Posted 10 hours ago

La Venganza de Don Mendo se representará hasta el 3 de agosto Café Quijano II volverá con el segundo volumen de Orígenes del bolero en día 5 El universo de Chavela Vargas al compás del flamenco de Martirio, el día 6 de agosto Canciones para ¡No! cortarse las venas, un espectáculo que reúne coplas, boleros, baladas, pop, rancheras… a cargo … [Link]

Revista80dias.es

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

Posted 9 weeks 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 9 weeks 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 9 weeks 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]

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

Airline advises passengers to flush illegal drugs down the toilet

Posted 56 minutes ago

Passengers warned that airport sniffer dogs were waiting to pounce [Link]

Airline advises passengers to flush illegal drugs down the toilet

Posted 56 minutes ago

Passengers warned that airport sniffer dogs were waiting to pounce [Link]

Silversea cruise ship turned away from Russian port

Posted 3 hours ago

Passengers denied entry to Bay of Providence [Link]

RSS Actualidad

Volta a les Fonts de Eslida, a walk along Espadán

Posted 13 hours ago

A moderately difficult trek from spring to spring, a breathtaking landscape between oaks and maritime pines and fun, lots of fun. If you like running and nature, you're lucky. Join the Volta a les Fonts d'Eslida. [Link]

Triana and Sagira, the baby spoiled giraffes of Bioparc

Posted 13 hours ago

It's time to meet Triana and Sagira, two baby giraffes bottle-fed by the caregivers of Bioparc Valencia. These Baringo giraffes roam free under the watchful eye of their aunt Che in a quiet area of the park. [Link]

Castell de l’Olla in Altea, waiting for the big palm tree

Posted 13 hours ago

El Castell de l'Olla is not the typical fireworks display. And it is not a traditional one because the fireworks come together with music, the sky and the sea to create a memorable dazzling show. This unmissable event takes place the second Saturday of August at the Olla beach in Altea, this is the place and time for enjoying a … [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

Natural areas of the Balearic Islands

Posted 18 months ago

Situation, visits, events… [Link]

Illustrated catalogue of the springs in Mallorca

Posted 20 months ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Traditional fairs for November

Posted 21 months ago

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

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Exploring Switzerland's only national park

Posted 2 days ago

We'd hiked through acres of alpine forest to get there: through larch trees, newly green after a long winter, and cembra pines, their seeds spread by the hungry nutcracker bird. We'd passed bare trunks still standing and trees felled by avalanches, strewn like pick-up-sticks down the flanks of mountains. Tucked amid all this wood was our home for the night, … [Link]

Venice: Cruising by bike

Posted 4 days ago

Arriving in Chioggia at the end of our fourth day I was caught up in Norwegian celebrations. The majority of cyclists on this Italian route are couples from Stavanger and Oslo who enliven meal times with hearty choruses of "O Tannenbaum". Now, having avoided falling into the picturesque canals of Chioggia, they stowed their bikes and made immediately for our … [Link]

Hotel Majestic: the renaissance of the mythical Paris landmark where Proust met Joyce and history was made

Posted 6 days ago

On 18 May 1922, Marcel Proust and James Joyce, the two greatest novelists of the 20th century, met for the first and only time. [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

Jump Manual Feedback And Guidelines

Posted 9 days 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]

A Good Analysis Of Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer

Posted 9 days ago

Conceptualized by well known wellness and fitness guru Kyle Leon, the Somanablic Muscles Maximizer may be a exclusive and top notch method to shedding fat and developing muscle tissue. This building muscles course continues to be designed by Mr. Leon and most other health industry experts, and purposes a well used education process with a brand new years of age … [Link]

The Old School New Body Fat Burning Plan Reviews

Posted 9 days ago

I lots of human beings all around the world are battling how much they weigh. They would like to consume a situation yet they know they should achieve a lb by that. Plus, so many people are also fighting by growing old, wrinkling skin and attempting to search more youthful. They attempt for the greatest equipment available on the market … [Link]

NYT > Travel

T Magazine: Reed Krakoff’s East Hampton Essentials

Posted 4 hours ago

The fashion designer has a home there, and will open a three-day summer pop-up shop at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller on August 7. [Link]

The Getaway: Zeroing In on the Female Traveler

Posted 5 hours ago

A hotel package focuses on women without children. Could a trend be in the making? [Link]

A Father-Son Fishing Trip on the Chesapeake Bay

Posted 5 hours ago

Returning to the area where he grew up, the author joins his dad on a hunt for the treasured speckled trout. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

South Florida's new takes on seafood trend

Posted 7 hours ago

The sunshine state is no rookie to the seafood scene, but South Florida has new trends.             [Link]

iHeartRadio Music Festival returns to Las Vegas

Posted 8 hours ago

Pop music reigns supreme in Las Vegas, especially September 19-20.             [Link]

Win tickets to the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas

Posted 9 hours ago

Want to see your favorite bands and musicians perform live in Las Vegas? Enter now.             [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 9 weeks 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 9 weeks 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 10 weeks 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]

Travel: travel guides, insurance, holiday news, hotel reviews and short city breaks

Around Europe in 18 cheeses

Posted 5 hours ago

Where to find Europe's best cheeses, from crumbly Caerphilly, to Bavarian Blue and Bulgarian green [Link]

What happens to lost luggage?

Posted 6 hours ago

How long will airlines search for bags, what compensation are you due, and what happens to those that go unclaimed? [Link]

Roamer: Does this app put an end to roaming charges?

Posted 10 hours ago

The new Roamer smartphone app claims to dramatically lower the cost of roaming charges abroad. Donald Strachan takes it for a road test [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

A guide to Portugals Alentejo region, home of Europes finest beaches

Posted 20 days ago

Forget Ibiza. Forget the Riviera. In fact, forget the Med altogether. Portugals Alentejo region is lined with glorious beaches but not many people seem to know about themIts 7pm on a balmy Saturday night in June, and I have just ordered my first Sagres beer in I Cervejaria, a restaurant in Zambujeira do Mar, one of the prettiest villages on … [Link]

Summer sessions: Rui Da Silva

Posted 4 weeks ago

Portuguese DJ and producer Rui Da Silva exploded onto the dance music scene in 2001 with his number one house hit Touch Me. For our series of summer sessions he's put together this selection of beats inspired by holidays in the Portuguese sunRui Da Silva may be a common name on summer line-ups in Ibiza but the house DJ spent … [Link]

10 of the best restaurants and cafes in Lisbon

Posted 5 weeks ago

As Lisbon's biggest market is transformed into a gourmet food hall, we take a look at the best places to eat in Portugal's capital, a city renowned for its seafood and custard tarts Have you been to Lisbon? Tell us about your favourite place to eat in the comments below A Lisbon food tourWithin weeks of its opening in 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 2 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 2 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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