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Mallorca Winding Roads

Balearic Islands: Not Just High-Rise and Hedonism

Set like a string of pearls within the Mediterranean Sea, the four main islands of the Balearics are the holiday of choice for many. Mallorca (Majorca), Minorca, Ibiza and Formantera all share the delights of beautiful sandy beaches and warming sunshine but each island also has its unique highlights.  One of the easiest ways to [...]

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Great Value Villa Holidays in Spain

Despite the global financial downturn, one industry that has remained relatively unscathed is tourism. It seems that no matter how bad things get, us Brits just don’t want to go without a holiday. Holiday expenditure in the UK is up by 3% for the first quarter of 2013 when compared to the same period last [...]

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Mallorca Puerto Andratx

Around the Coast in 80 Hours: Sant Agusti to Puerto Andratx

This is a guest post written by Katie Belle about her trip around the Mallorca Coast. Katie is a cake and travel addicted blogger who spent February and March 2013 travelling around Europe. You can follow her trip on Twitter. The picturesque Balearic island of Mallorca has been a favourite amongst tourists for many years.  The northwest [...]

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Tapas in Barcelona

Top Tapas in Barcelona

Anyone thinking of travelling to Barcelona knows that, aside from paella and sangria, there is one typical Spanish delicacy that you must try: tapas. These tasty, snack-like treats originally come from the south of Spain and are usually served with beers, wines and Sherries. The most common type of tapa was a piece of bread [...]

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5 Crazy Spanish Festivals

Spanish people know how to party, and it seems like there’s a festival every 5 minutes! Festivals in Spain are a little bit crazy, a little bit nuts, but that’s why we love them…because they’re so much fun! If you’re visiting Spain on holiday you should definitely try to incorporate one of these 5 crazy [...]

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Gaudi Architecture in Barcelona

Whether you’ve heard of Catalan-born architect Antoni Gaudi or not, you’ll instantly recognize a Gaudi building in Barcelona. His unique and unusual architecture can be found all over the city, and it’s unlike anything I have ever seen. Gaudi belonged to the Art Nouveau movement, and developed a distinctive style that has been praised by architects [...]

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