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The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

In these dark days, how about a quick trip out of Prague with a decidedly spooky edge? Yes, we’re talking about the Sedlec Chapel of Bones, in the medieval town of Kutná Hora, whose beautiful Gothic and Baroque buildings have made it a World Heritage Site. more ...

What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

The night of magical spirits is getting closer… yes, it’s almost Halloween! Although here in Barcelona it’s traditional to roast chestnuts and sweet potatoes at this time of year, costumes, pumpkins and other Halloween traditions are now part of the celebrations too. more ...

Spotify Playlist: Halloween Party Music

Spotify Playlist: Halloween Party Music

Today, we bring you a Spotify playlist with a load of terrifyingly mood-enhancing music for your Halloween party. We could have chosen the most dismal, dark songs in the world, but we thought it was better not to frighten you off too soon (after all, we want you back to read our blog another day), so we’ve gone for a slightly lighter feel. more ...

Discover the Cap de Formentor on Majorca

Discover the Cap de Formentor on Majorca

Cap de Formentor is a narrow, 18 km long peninsula on the north side of the island of Majorca. Its stunning steep landscape, moulded over time by the waves and the wind, is one of the most emblematic places on Majorca. more ...

Haunted houses in London

Haunted houses in London

Come in, travellers, close the door and sit down next to the fire to warm your hands. Swathed in fog and rain, the streets of London hide dark mysteries of which you have never even heard tell, sinister secrets hidden behind the bricks and creaky doors of haunted houses… more ...

Rediscovering Catalan Modernism in Barcelona: Hospital de Sant Pau

Rediscovering Catalan Modernism in Barcelona: Hospital de Sant Pau

When people talk about Catalan Modernist art in Barcelona, everyone immediately thinks of Antoni Gaudí, the Sagrada Familia and his other dreamlike buildings with their characteristic coloured mosaics. But Barcelona is not only home to the Mozart of modernisme—we can also find its Salieri here too: Lluís Domènech i Montaner. more ...

An Alternative Guide to Madrid

An Alternative Guide to Madrid

This time we’re going to give you some original plans for going out for a drink or a night on the town with friends in Madrid. The idea is to see a different side of the city and try some new experiences. Here are our suggestions for discovering a little bit of an alternative Madrid. more ...

Friendly Rentals keeps on growing, now as part of NOVASOL

Friendly Rentals keeps on growing, now as part of NOVASOL

We’re very excited at Friendly Rentals because we’ve joined the NOVASOL Group, part of Wyndham Vacation Rentals, one of the biggest holiday rental companies in Europe. This is a tremendous opportunity for us to keep growing and expanding our range of services. more ...

Top 10 Things to Do in Rome

Top 10 Things to Do in Rome

Going to Rome and unsure about what to visit? Understandable, there is a lot to see and not enough time to see it all. To take the stress out of deciding what to see and do we’ve come up with our Top 10 things to do in Rome list. It’s a nice mix of very touristy to only a little touristy. Take a look and let us know what you think. more ...

A stroll through the Alfama district in Lisbon

A stroll through the Alfama district in Lisbon

Alfama is one of the most famous neighbourhoods in Lisbon and is considered to be the birthplace of fado. Located at the foot of Castelo de São Jorge with stunning views over the River Tagus and the city, what was once a fishing district is now one of the city’s tourist hotspots. more ...

Practical guide to visiting the Louvre in Paris

Practical guide to visiting the Louvre in Paris

The Louvre in Paris is the most visited museum in the world: almost 9.5 million people pass through its doors every year. It is also one of those museums that bowl you over through its sheer size. In case you were wondering: yes, it’s impossible to see it all in one day. more ...

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