Posts Tagged‘Spain’

4 Places in The World You Probably Never Knew Existed!

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In a time where you can be anywhere in the world in 24 hours or less, there aren’t many places people haven’t at least heard mentioned. Well yea, sure, there are plenty, but what about places right smack in the middle of Europe or North America? Not so much. Here are 4 places in the world that you’ll probably go, “really?” to at least one or two of them. Enjoy! 1. Saint-Pierre and Miquelon Did you know there’s a little piece of France located just 25 miles off the coast of Labrador, Canada? Well, guess what, there is! And we’re not…

Visit The Beautiful Beaches Of Benidorm Spain This Summer

A popular holiday resort in southeast Spain, Benidorm has grown steadily from the 1950s and now caters for a range of holidaymakers all year round. The area is well known for its hotels, beaches and the azure Mediterranean Sea and there are plenty of bars and different options for nightlife. While northern Europe starts to cool down by the end of August, Benidorm enjoys great weather for much longer, so it’s a very popular tourist destination towards the end of the Summer. Many of the locals speak English, being used to doing business with visitors and tourists. You can never…

Cruise The Costa Blanca This Summer

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Summer is here in full force, as dismal overcast days have given way to clear blue skies. However, this has come at a cost, as the resultant humidity has made it feel like you could cut the soupy air with a knife. What you need is to get to a beach, so you can spend the sultry days with your body submerged in the cool sea. You would do this in your home country, but the available options are either too crowded, the scene is not great, or you’ve been to them so many times that getting away to these…

Top Reasons To Visit Melilla, Spain

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Witnessing its uniqueness is one of the top reasons to visit Melilla.  Located on the north coast of Morocco, this small enclave is one of the only two countries under the governance of a European country in Africa (the other is Ceuta).  Melilla is considered an autonomous city of Spain, despite its numerous attempts to declare its independence. But even if this region establishes its independence from Spain, the Spanish culture is deeply ingrained in the hearts of the locals, as evident in their infrastructures and culture. For a unique vacation experience, here are some of the top reasons to…

Getting the most out of a beach break in Ibiza

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These days, we all want to make sure we’re getting the most from our money – especially when it comes to holidays. If you and your friends have decided to head to Ibiza this summer, you can get lots of handy hints on ways to enjoy your trip to the max and save money while you’re at it below. Hunt out deals Of course, when it comes to making the most of your money, your first port of call is always searching for the latest offers. Websites like Holiday Nights are brilliant for this stuff, because they let you compare lots…

Exploring the city of Bilbao

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Located in the northern Basque Country, the city is known for its Guggenheim Museum, a large building designed by Frank Gehry and guarded by a large puppy made from flowers. Visitors who visit the city can take a walk around the city’s Old Town, filled with ancient cathedrals and churches, before heading out for some traditional pintxos in one of the city’s many bars. The Guggenheim Museum The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Gehry, is one of the city’s main landmarks. This large, metal structure is located on the banks of the river and is considered to be one of…

A guide to a short trip to Seville

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Seville is an historical city located in the southern region of Andalusia, in Spain. This city can be reached by air, bus and high speed AVE trains that connect Seville to Barcelona and Madrid. The city’s historical landmarks, ancient squares decorated with orange trees and variety of architecture make Seville an ideal city where to travel to during a city break. Day 1: Barrio de Santa Cruz and tapas After a short flight into the city’s airport, visitors can leave their luggage at the hotel and take a short walk to the city center, the Barrio de Santa Cruz. This…

Madrid, the city of cultural landmarks and more tapas than you can eat!

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Madrid is a city located in the center of Spain, known for its many historical landmarks. There are ancient markets, crowded tapas bars, a selection of museums and a variety of parks that make exploring Madrid one of the most interesting and fulfilling trips you could take. Explore the museums. The city of Madrid is known for its art museums. For more traditional art, including Velazquez’s famous Las Meninas painting, visitors can spend an afternoon in the Prado Museum. A short walk away is the Reina Sofia Museum, filled with art by Miró, many sculptures and its main attraction, Picasso’s…