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The Golf Courses of the Costa Brava

The Golf Courses of the Costa Brava

According to Mark Twain “Golf is a good walk ruined”. On those days when you can’t get your swing right and you’re forever slicing and hooking balls into the various obstacles around the course Mark Twain’s quote may ring true. We can’t guarantee is you’ll have one of those days golfing in the Costa Brava but with spectacular scenery, sunshine and top quality courses your walk definitely won’t be ruined more ...

Fishing in Puerto Vallarta

Fishing in Puerto Vallarta

Fishermen will know what I’m talking about, the massive rush of adrenalin you get when something big takes the bait and line begins to scream of the spool. Everyone on board springs into action, winding in lines, the skipper throttles back the engines, you get strapped into the chair and that special moment when you pull back sharply on the rod setting the hook and finally feel the weight of the big fish below. If that is a sensation you know well or would like to experience, then a fishing charter in Puerto Vallarta is the perfect way to experience it more ...

Valencia Open 500 2013

Valencia Open 500 2013

The City of Arts and Science in Valencia will again play host to one of Spain’s most important tennis tournaments, the Valencia Open 500. Bringing together some of the world’s best players the tournament will take place from the 19th to the 27th of October 2013. more ...

Venice  Marathon 2013

Venice Marathon 2013

Typically, you travel through Venice’s canals in vaporetto or a gondola. The streets at a leisurely pace, enjoying the architecture of the palaces, bridges and monuments or alternatively you can do it running. This last option is preferred by the thousands of participants in the Venice Marathon, which will celebrate its 28th edition Sunday the 27th of October, 2013. more ...

Treks around Granada

Treks around Granada

The Andalusian city of Granada, nestled in the foothills of the snow capped Sierra Nevada mountain range, is home to one of Spain’s best known monuments, the Alhambra. The city is a veritable treasure trove of Islamic art and architecture which attracts thousands of visitors every year wishing to experience the rich cultural heritage of the city. On par with the architectural beauty is the natural landscape which can be best experienced by taking one of these treks around Granada. more ...

Surfing the Basque Country: San Sebastian & Zarautz

Surfing the Basque Country: San Sebastian & Zarautz

The Basque Country is a surfers paradise with more than 30 world class spots along the 200km of coastline. The picturesque town of San Sebastian provides the perfect base from which to explore the region and discover not only the surf but the natural wonders of this spectacular part of Spain more ...

Walking the coastal tracks of the Caminos de Ronda on the Costa Brava

Walking the coastal tracks of the Caminos de Ronda on the Costa Brava

The Costa Brava is a fantastic place to do some trekking. One of the best places to go trekking in the Costa Brava is along the Caminos de Ronda. These tracks wind their way along the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean and have had many uses throughout their long history. They were used as a means to reach vessels shipwrecked along the coast, linked villages and as lookout posts for attacks from marauding ships. more ...

Tickets for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil have gone on Sale

Tickets for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil have gone on Sale

Tickets for the World Cup Brazil 2014 went on sale yesterday and more than 1 million tickets were sold in the first seven hours. If you are thnking og going we will tell you everything you need to know about getting your tickets to one of the world's greatest sporting events. more ...

The Best Fishing Spots around Cape Town

The Best Fishing Spots around Cape Town

Holidays are all about relaxing, stepping away from the day to day to do something different, unwind and experience life at a different pace. While some people go on holiday there are a special group of people who go on fishing holidays, they are called fishermen. So whilst some people come to South Africa and Cape Town in particular to see and experience the culture, food, people and sights others come to fish. This small guide to fishing around Cape Town is directed at them. more ...

Barcelona to host the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix and the International Motor Show

Barcelona to host the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix and the International Motor Show

Formula 1 and the Barcelona International Motor show set to convert Barcelona into the motoring capital of the world for one week in May. The latest automotive designs and tendencies will be on display at the Fira de Montjuic Exhibition Centre from the 11th to the 19th of May whilst only a few miles away the world’s fastest cars being driven by the world’d best drivers will be fighting for points in the Spanish Grand Prix from the 10th-12th of May 2013. more ...

Semi-Final of the Champions League 2013 Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund

Semi-Final of the Champions League 2013 Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund

The question on every football fans lips is can Borussia Dortmund prevent Real Madrid from making it into the final of the Champions League 2013, thus ending Real’s hopes for a tenth European Cup. For Dortmund fans the answer is yes and of course for Real fans no. With the first leg only days away now is the time to start looking for accommodation in Madrid for the Champions League 2013 Semi-Final clash between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in the Bernabeu on the 30th of April 2013. more ...

Champions League Semi-Final 2013 Barca v Bayern

Champions League Semi-Final 2013 Barca v Bayern

Whatever the result between Barcelona and Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semi-final clash of the Champions League 2013, the return leg in the Nou Camp on the 1st of May promises to be a passionate affair with both teams vying for a place in the Champions League Final in Wembley on the 25th of May. more ...

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