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The best shopping outlets in Barcelona

The best shopping outlets in Barcelona

In times of crisis, we have to tighten our belts a little and change our shopping habits in line what we can afford. However, that doesn’t mean that we have to completely forget about shopping for new clothes. There are many outlets in Barcelona where you can find clothes from last season, as well as stock and samples at scandalously low prices. more ...

Top 10 restaurants to eat the best paella in Barcelona

Top 10 restaurants to eat the best paella in Barcelona

To avoid getting lost in the maze of restaurants promising the best paella in Barcelona, we suggest you our top 10 restaurants where you can taste the best paella in Barcelona. Here you will find a wide range of restaurants whose popularity depends on their comfort, service and of course on the product quality, which after all is what matters. more ...

Madrid for Dummies, what to see in Madrid

Madrid for Dummies, what to see in Madrid

Madrid is well-known for the variety and character of its districts. They each have an individual identity and lifestyle that can not be found anywhere else in the city. However, there are certain places that are a must-see in Madrid.We have selected 5 must-see places in the city; Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, the famous Palacio Real, Retiro Park, the famous Museo del Prado and finally for all you sports fans out there, the Sandiago Bernabeu Stadium. more ...

Venetian Masks: The History Hiding Behind the Masks

Venetian Masks: The History Hiding Behind the Masks

If there’s one thing in Venice that’ll keep tourists window shopping, it’s the carnival masks. With originals being decorated with animal skins, fabric, jewels and striking coloured feathers, the masks are a real visual magnet. more ...

Archaeological Crypt of Notre Dame in Paris: Gallo-Roman settlements and artefacts

Archaeological Crypt of Notre Dame in Paris: Gallo-Roman settlements and artefacts

To continue with ´Paris Tourist Attractions for dummies,” blog we at friendly rentals have been working really hard to find things that are interesting for you to do in Paris, but of course with a twist. So as a follow on to our “Paris Catacombs” blog which we hoped you liked, and given that our motto at Friendly Rentals is share and share alike when it comes to local knowledge and experience, we thought we would let you in on another little treasure, that not a lot of people know about, and that promises to be extremely interesting and entertaining, the Crypte Archéologique de Notre-Dame (Archaeological Crypt of Notre Dame). more ...

Sitges Nightlife: Gay Clubs and a Street of Sin

Sitges Nightlife: Gay Clubs and a Street of Sin

For a small village the nightlife in Sitges is incredible and it all starts in the one place, Calle del Pecado (Street of Sin). During the day it is a quiet thoroughfare linking the centre of the village with the Promenade however when night falls and the bar’s shutters come up it becomes the raucous beginning for a fantastic night out in Sitges. Join us as we explore the Sitges nightlife. more ...

Dali’s Universe on the Costa Brava

Dali’s Universe on the Costa Brava

We’ve put together a route covering the main places on the Costa Brava where Salvador Dalí let his imagination run wild. The three points of the Dalí Triangle are the Dalí Theatre Museum in Figueres, the Dalí House Museum in Portlligat and Gala and Dali’s Castle in Púbol. more ...

Milan brands: Campari, Ramazzotti and Amaretto Disaronno

Milan brands: Campari, Ramazzotti and Amaretto Disaronno

In the world of liqueurs, if there is one country that stands out amongst the rest then it is Italy. In general, out of all those countries that have brought a little elegance and distinction, this country has made the biggest contribution with their undisputable inventiveness and competitiveness. Many of the liqueurs that we drink on a regular basis today originate from Italy and of course Milan, where 3 of the most well-known and traditional Italian drinks and brands were born. We are referring to Campari, Ramazzotti and Amareto Disaronno. more ...

Typical British dishes to try in London

Typical British dishes to try in London

The British are not very famous for tasty and good food, more for the international cuisine on offer which is why very few people know what is typically eaten in the UK. However, despite the common misconceptions, the British have an ample range of typical dishes, varying greatly from region to region, which are delicious, satisfying and greatly misunderstood. So, here are ten typical British dishes which I’m convinced will change your mind for ever. Enjoy! more ...

Guide to reach Barcelona from El Prat Airport

Guide to reach Barcelona from El Prat Airport

Barcelona Airport, commonly known as El Prat, is located 13km southwest from Barcelona. The airport is the second largest in Spain behind Madrid-Barajas Airport and is the largest in Catalonia. There are multiple ways to reach the city centre of Barcelona from the airport; we made a guide with the best options. more ...

Spectacular Photos of the Algarve

Spectacular Photos of the Algarve

Are you tired of the daily grind? Thinking about a holiday? Wanting to be anywhere else instead of sitting in front of the computer? Escape if only for a short time with these spectacular photos of the Algarve. more ...

New York's Best Hot Dogs

New York's Best Hot Dogs

New York, home to sky scrapers, the Statute of Liberty, theatres along Broadway and two of the world’s most famous fast foods, hamburgers and hot dogs. It is precisely the latter of the two which is the focus of today’s post. Because no visit to New York is complete without having wandered through Central Park or having eaten a hot dog. more ...

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