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Madrid: Planning to Enjoying Your Trip

Last summer I spent 3 days in Madrid with a few friends. It was a great adventure and one I think many people will enjoy. These are a few tips that I think will help anyone who plans to go to Madrid. [caption id="attachment_8204" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo credit: www-db.in.tum.de[/caption] 1. Planning If you are traveling with a group of friends, like I was, take the time before you arrive to m ...

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Island Hop round the Balearics: Majorca, Ibiza and Menorca

Backpacking is often looked upon as a long tenure, something that should last multiple months or years, and unfortunately this puts some off the idea of backpacking. However career breaks or gap years are not needed to get the most of backpacking! Get the bug for backpacking with a shorter trip, find out what makes you tick and your travelling habits before you make the step to a bigger commitment. One of t ...

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Canary Islands: Resorts to Relax

When you have a busy lifestyle, it’s nice to be able to completely relax and enjoy a slower pace of life when on holiday. Not everyone wants to cram a holiday itinerary with waterparks, animal parks and activities. Sometimes, it’s nice to have the time to just kick back and relax for a change. The Canary Islands are a great summer holiday destination, with Tenerife and Lanzarote holidays both being popular ...

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Spotlight On: Clubbing Holidays in Magaluf

Magaluf is one of those resorts that everyone has heard of and everyone want to go to. So what’s so special about clubbing holidays in Magaluf? For a start, there’s an abundance of good value, basic accommodation in the resort, so you won’t have to empty your bank account to afford to stay somewhere decent during your amazing clubbing holidays. The Coconut Studios is a great example of a simple hotel (with ...

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A Honeymoon in the Canary Islands!

When love is in the air and the bells are ringing, some are willing to pay a hefty price for a perfect honeymoon destination. Whether they can afford it or not, some will spend up to a few thousand dollars per night on their honeymoon. But not everyone is willing to pay that much. There are affordable options out there that can offer a romantic getaway without breaking the bank account! While some Europeans ...

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Sun, Bathe and Party in Benidorm, Spain

Say flamenco, paella and ceviche and everyone will scream out Spain! Almost everyone can agree that Spain is a country full of culture. But as you travel south to the beach area, you'll probably meet more British than Spaniards. Benidorm is one of the most popular beach resorts along the Spanish coast, along with other renowned places such as Marbella, Malaga and Torremolinos. There is certainly a reason fl ...

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Top Spanish MUST SEEs to Experience

When planning a trip to Spain, you need to consider a few things beyond exploring the popular, tourist destinations.There are a few small essential Spanish parts of life to experience, in order to get that true feeling for the culture. So before you book a Spain holidaybe sure to add these things to your travel bucket. Explore the architecture designs of Antoni Gaudi. His architecture is famous and unique a ...

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Menorca; Summer hot spot for Europeans

[caption id="attachment_6074" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="photo credit: in2menorca.com"][/caption] Just off the coast of Spain a small island called Menorca is known for one of the best summer vacation spots within Europe. Many Europeans flock to this island because of its sandy golden beaches, clear turquoise waters, and it’s spectacular scenery across the countryside. But to find the best, quie ...

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Stranded in Sevilla

It all started after a particularly mesmerizing music festival in Barcelona, Spain. A good friend from my Ireland dwelling days invited me to Primavera Sound 2010. It couldn’t have come at a better time either as I was staring at an imminent end to my work contract (the best one I had acquired since being in London no less) and my prospects were seemingly slim. So I jumped at the chance to not only visit Ba ...

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Running Of The Bulls

Last week on Tuesday, July 5, 2010 in Pamplona, Spain the annual event of the running of Bulls took place. As like every year during this time thousands of daredevils dash around the streets of Pamplona along side of six bulls. Now if you may not know how this event works, take a quick read. First off, these adventures people race ahead of the bulls and are suppose to try to keep the 500 kilograms bulls tog ...

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