Bonfire Night and London Fireworks 2011

Bonfire Night and London Fireworks 2011

Every 5th of November, the British typically celebrate Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes. It is a huge celebration involving lots of stunning firework displays, typical food and enormous bonfires across the country. Bonfire Night is held in commemoration of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot by 13 young men, one of which was Guy Fawkes. more ...

Markets in Barcelona, beyond the famous Boqueria Market

Markets in Barcelona, beyond the famous Boqueria Market

One of the main things that tourists look for when they come to Barcelona is the Boqueria Market, famous for its polychromatic range of colours distributed throughout its multiple fruit and vegetable stalls, as well as for the freshness of the products on sale, whether it’s meat, fish, fruit juices, or nuts etc. However, the variety of the markets in Barcelona is not limited to just this one. There are other very popular markets in Barcelona that tourists don’t know about. Thus, here is a little guide of the best markets in Barcelona. more ...

Five Reasons Why Majorca is the Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Five Reasons Why Majorca is the Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Your eyes met across the crowded dance floor, you both knew it was love at first sight.You’ve decided to take your relationship to the next level and…OMG…Get Married. Congratulations!Now I’ve got to try and sell you the idea of Majorca as a honeymoon destination so here goes, my five reasons as to why you should have your honeymoon in Majorca. more ...

Gay guide to Barcelona

Gay guide to Barcelona

Just like every port side city Barcelona has always been point of access to all kinds of trends, and in terms of the “scene”, it is by no means lagging behind. Thus, although its not quite at the level of Chueca in Madrid, Barcelona still has an increasingly attractive and appealing gay scene, in line with the predominantly gay scene that reigns in Sitges. Whatever the case, here is a mini-guide of the best in the Barcelona gay movement, divided between gays and lesbians and focusing of Gaixample the heart of the gay movement in the city of Barcelona, including Diputació, Villaroel, Aragó,and Balmes streets. more ...

Berlin's Best Currywurst

Berlin's Best Currywurst

In today's post we are talking about sausages, more importantly we are talking about the most important invention to come out of Germany since the VW Beetle, the currywurst! Such a simple idea yet so very delicious, a pork sausage is cut into bite sized pieces and then covered in a curry sauce. Awesome! If you want the best currywurst in Berlin you’ll have to take your pick from these five. more ...

Paris brands: Chanel, Louis Vuitton

Paris brands: Chanel, Louis Vuitton

What better way to get to know a city than by acquainting yourself with its most prodigious children? We’ve already written a short biography of Parisian golden boys Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior; this week it’s time to try on famous Paris brands Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Let’s see if they fit. more ...

Christmas Markets in London 2013

Christmas Markets in London 2013

Tis’ nearly the season to be merry and soon London will be adding to the festive cheer with an array of Christmas Markets dotted around the city. Fabulous gift ideas, Christmas handicrafts, seasonal specialities and a merry atmosphere are guaranteed in the British capital. Here are some of the main Christmas Markets in London springing up this festive season. more ...

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, hard hitting historical football

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, hard hitting historical football

Have you ever wondered what football was like in Ancient Rome or in the middle Ages? Even though the so called king of sports as we know it today was born in the 19th century its origins are much older. And in Florence you can discover it thanks to the “calico storico fiorentino” 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 ...

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 ...

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