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Daredevil border collies at surfing competitions for DOGS in Australia

Posted 37 hours ago

With the help of their owner, Zane Jones, the four-legged surfers, Anna and Indi, use their low centre of gravity to keep them stable while hanging ten off the coast of Queensland, Australia. [Link]

British expats' Spanish bed and breakfast faces demolition

Posted 40 hours ago

Patrick and Valerie Jubb are attempting to sell the four-bedroom property where they currently reside in Jimena de la Frontera, but it is now on the brink of being torn down. [Link]

China home to largest Buddhist settlement in the world

Posted 40 hours ago

The Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Sertar, China is the largest Buddhist settlement in the world and home to 40,000 monks and nuns. Conditions are basic, with communal toilets and no heating. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories

Colorado celebrates pot lovers' 'high holiday'

Posted 7 hours ago

At precisely 4:20 p.m., Denver's festival-goers paused to inhale, cough and reflect.             [Link]

Colorado celebrates unofficial 'pot holiday'

Posted 12 hours ago

Today's the day, but people have been partying all weekend.             [Link]

Foodie favorites: The best Caribbean resort restaurants

Posted 15 hours ago

Once Caribbean resort food was bland. That's no longer the case at these fab restaurants.             [Link]

RSS Actualidad

Utiel, 250 years by the candlelight

Posted 4 days ago

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Artisans’ Saturday in Jávea

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Castellón, among octopus and cuttlefish

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Astypalea, Greece: An isolated spot a world away from Athens

Posted 20 hours ago

Judith Schalansky's 2009 Atlas of Remote Islands was a surprise bestseller. It describes, in hypnotic detail, islands the East German graphic designer had never actually visited. Nor ever intended to. The idea, if not the reality, of insularity is powerfully appealing. So when someone suggested a late summer trip to Astypalea, I quickly agreed. [Link]

Trail of the unexpected: French disconnection in Mont St-Michel

Posted 4 days ago

“How do you tell where the path is?”, I asked Bertrand, my guide across the Bay of Mont St-Michel. “You can’t,” came the answer, “you look at the water, at the sand … you have to know what to look for.” We had been walking out from the beach for half an hour, and I was mystified as to why … [Link]

Mark Radcliffe: My life in travel

Posted 4 days ago

Mark Radcliffe is presenting the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards from 7.30-10pm on 22 April. [Link]

Nosolo Viajeros

You Will Discover Good results With Weight Loss

Posted 7 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 7 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 9 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]

Telegraph Travel

Loch Ness Monster: 50 fascinating facts

Posted 2 hours ago

To mark the anniversary of the "Surgeon's Photograph", the famous image purporting to show the Loch Ness Monster, here are 50 facts about the lake and its cryptid [Link]

Has Google found the Loch Ness Monster?

Posted 6 hours ago

Google has used its Street View cameras to search for the Loch Ness Monster – and one image in particular will attract the attention of Nessie hunters [Link]

World Trade Centre elevators to show historic time-lapse video of New York City

Posted 13 hours ago

Elevators to World Trade Centre observatory to show historical time-lapse video of New York City skyline from the year 1500 to the present day [Link]

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

Families of Germanwings' crash victims may sue in US court

Posted 2 hours ago

Lawyer says Europeans could join families of two US victims [Link]

Travel firms to be hit by 'Mobilegeddon'

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ABTA to publish guidance on changes to Google search [Link]

Families of Germanwings' crash victims may sue in US court

Posted 5 hours ago

Lawyer says Europeans could join families of two US victims [Link]

NYT > Travel

In Transit: Walkabout: The Mystery of Kim Jong-un’s Mountain Climb

Posted 8 hours ago

A weekly capsule of travel news curated by our writers and editors. [Link]

Where to Go Now: Heading to Seattle? What’s New in Washington’s Seaside City

Posted 9 hours ago

Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum are just a few stops to make while visiting Seattle this spring. [Link]

Pilots Fault Allegiant on Safety as Talks Stall

Posted 21 hours ago

The pilots, who are in contract negotiations, say they worry about maintenance problems with the airline’s aging fleet. [Link]

Portugal | The Guardian

Azores holiday guide: what to see, best bars, restaurants and places to stay

Posted 3 weeks ago

This volcanic archipelago in the mid-Atlantic feels like a world unto itself. But two new direct low-cost air routes from the UK are about to bring the enchanted islands within easier reachHere, somewhere between Lisbon and New York, the weather is mild but decidedly unstable. Atlantic fronts barrel in, clouds tussle, shafts of sunbeams and great fat silvery pools of … [Link]

Glamping in Europe's top 10 luxury campsites

Posted 5 weeks ago

From a family-focused yurt holiday in France to a therapeutic escape in a tipi, here are Europe's best 'glamping' experiences Continue reading… [Link]

Video | My City: João Pedro Rodrigues's Lisbon

Posted 5 weeks ago

Film-maker João Pedro Rodrigues gives a tour of his home city, from the locations that inspired his movies to riverside restaurants and local barsMap of Joao Pedro Rodrigues's Lisbon locations Continue reading… [Link]

MallorcaWeb: Latest news

"Sailing" in the USA from coast to coast

Posted 12 weeks 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 2 years ago

It includes by now 755 water springs. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa

Abierto el plazo para solicitar abonos en el parking Barceló

Posted 12 hours ago

La EMT comercializa, desde hoy, 554 plazas de estacionamiento en el nuevo Centro Polivalente Barceló Las plazas se ofertan en régimen de alquiler de larga duración con abonos de uno, tres y cinco años Precios especiales para motos y bicis y 5 por ciento de descuento si se desembolsa el abono por adelantado en un solo pago [Link]

Una tubería rota del Canal de Isabel II provoca restricciones en el puente de Segovia

Posted 14 hours ago

Continúan los trabajos de reposición del pavimento en el puente de Segovia Por razones de seguridad se está realizando la evaluación de posibles afecciones al puente que podrían demorar su completa apertura al tráfico [Link]

Puertas propone en CentroCentro un nuevo debate: #MásAlládelaAyuda

Posted 17 hours ago

#MásAlládelaAyuda. Coherencia de políticas para otro desarrollo tendrá lugar el miércoles 22 de abril, de 15:30 a 20:00 horas, en el Auditorio Organizada por la Plataforma 2015, contará con la participación de David Sogge investigador miembro del Transnational Institute-Ámsterdam La jornada se desarrollará de 15,30 a 20,00 horas y el acceso es gratuito, con inscripción previa Puertas es una muestra … [Link]

About.com Spain Travel

How Old Is Barcelona?

Posted 11 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 11 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 11 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]

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]

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 20 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 20 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 20 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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