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Best beaches in Valencia

Best beaches in Valencia

The beaches in Valencia city are ever so slightly out of the town centre, meaning that travellers to the region might neglect to pay them a visit. The beaches in Valencia, however, are a great spot to relax, lie back and break up some of the more cultural aspects of visiting the city – as well as being renowned for being arguably the best place in the world to try a paella! more ...

Diving in Majorca: Tips, Courses and Dive sites

Diving in Majorca: Tips, Courses and Dive sites

From the top, from the bottom, from the inside, from the surface, from the distance…however you look at it, Majorca is a magnificent island. Today though we are going to suggest you look at it from another perspective, concretely from beneath the waters which surround it. The sea around Majorca offers a whole new world to discover, so without further ado here are some tips about diving in Majorca. more ...

The best beaches in the Algarve

The best beaches in the Algarve

Surrounded by the clear waters and cool breezes of the Atlantic, the more than 200 km of coast extending over the Algarve region of Portugal, have an endless number of beaches. Thus, if what you’re looking for these holidays are pleasant temperatures where you can relax on find sand and enjoy the sun, then this is the place for you. more ...

The best nudist beaches in the Costa Brava

The best nudist beaches in the Costa Brava

Nudism, a practise associated with environmentalism and the fight for freedom, is not a well-practised custom in Spain but is something that is becoming increasingly more popular. Here, we have mentioned some areas located on the Costa Brava that are perfect for practising this kind of custom. more ...

Trip to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Trip to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

The hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, only 40 km from Bilbao, is one of those places that appear to have leapt straight out of the pages of a fairy tale. Built on the top of an islet, this unique church is one of the prettiest sights along the Cantabrian coast. more ...

Five things you never knew about the Trevi Fountain: history, fascinating facts and legends

Five things you never knew about the Trevi Fountain: history, fascinating facts and legends

English traveller and poet Percy B. Shelley said “the fountains are enough to justify a trip to Rome”. And he was right—the Italian capital is full of lovely fountains: La Fontana della Barcaccia, the Four Rivers Fountain in Piazza Navona, the Fountain of the Tritons… but none of them is as famous as the Trevi Fountain. Here are some interesting facts and figures about it. more ...

Madrid nightlife: the best party spots in the city

Madrid nightlife: the best party spots in the city

If there’s one thing that sets Madrid apart from other Spanish cities, it’s its nightlife. Like a magic carpet, it whisks you off through the city streets until you find yourself several kilometres away from where you started, watching the sunrise and thinking of where to have chocolate con churros for breakfast. Ready for the adventure of Madrid’s nightlife? Let’s go! more ...

Floralis Genérica, the mechanical flower in Buenos Aires

Floralis Genérica, the mechanical flower in Buenos Aires

Argentina’s national flower might be the cockspur coral tree, but the most famous flower in Buenos Aires is the Floralis Generica: a 20 m high stainless steel flower that towers over the Plaza de las Naciones Unidas, also known as Plaza de la Flor. Its geometric shape stands out in the middle of a green area with winding paths, surrounded by woods. more ...

Tomatina Festival: The World's Biggest Food Fight

Tomatina Festival: The World's Biggest Food Fight

Every year, one of the craziest and most extravagant summer festivals is held, none other than the Tomatina in Bunyol, a town located a few kilometres from Valencia. It comprises the largest tomato fight in the world and more than 150 tonnes of tomatoes are thrown during the event by festival participants. more ...

FIESA 2016: Sand Sculpture Festival in the Algarve

FIESA 2016: Sand Sculpture Festival in the Algarve

It is an impressive exhibition that features the participation of more than 50 talented artists from across the world, creating sculptures that achieve a surprising level of detail and perfection. The festival, organised by Prosandart, was first celebrated in 2003 in the town of Pêra, situated a few kilometres away from the fabulous Armaçao beach in Pêra. It has successfully taken place every summer since then. more ...

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