Category Archives for "Europe"

10 Ice Fishing in Lapland, Finland

“Federico! How are you?” asked Micca, my guide for a day in Lapland  when he saw me walking into the arrival hall at Ivalo airport. I wasn’t about to confess that I was deadbeat after three days of travel, five airplanes and 18 hours of flying time. “I’m perfect, excited to be here again!” I […]

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The Fallas in Valencia: the Beauty of Fire

The Fallas in Valencia are a traditional holiday that has become a unique celebration in the world. Declared of interest to humanity by UNESCO they have become extremely popular among tourists who flock here during the month of March on time to welcome the pleasant spring weather and participate this extraordinary fiesta not that will […]

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A British Colony in Spain? Meet Gibraltar

Gibraltar’s strategic position in Spain’s southernmost tip has been a source of contention ever since this small territory was declared part of British sovereignty in the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, after and Anglo-Dutch force invaded and conquered this territory in  1704. With just 6.8 square kilometers (2.6 sq mi) this small piece of land is strategically […]

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The Top 4 Best Beaches in Cyprus

The beaches of Cyprus are numerous and varied: white sand or dark sand; pebble or rocky; bustling or isolated; calm or rough waters—the choices are endless. Cheap holidays in Cyprus mean instant relaxation mode where you can beach-hop all day long.But sometimes, the pressure of finding the most secluded and unspoilt beach is overwhelming and […]

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Review: Hotel Natursun in Torremolinos

Located in the popular resort town of Torremolinos in Spain’s Costa del Sol , 3 star hotel Natursun sits on hill in Carihuela Beach, right along the main seaside road that crosses this medium sized town. It is a 10 minute walk to the beach, has several restaurants to choose from within walking distance as […]

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2 Visiting the Top Tudor London Attractions

The Henry VIII was huge – literally! – since his time the popularity of his family and their courtiers has not only endured but re-surged in recent years. Between the best-selling novel “The Other Boleyn Girl” (as well as a plethora of historical fiction filling bookshelves) and the Showtime hit “The Tudors” (bringing sexy back […]

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15 4 Tips for Visiting Faro in Portugal

Faro is perched on the southernmost tip of Portugal, running parallel with some of the hottest holiday spots in Southern Europe: Palermo, Athens and Izmir.  Theunique climate canopies over this corner of the Algarve – meaning it stays nice and warm during autumn. Pick up a car in Faro and you have it all – […]

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The Spanish Coasts: Which One is for You?

The reliably beautiful weather, soft sandy beaches and low cost of living in Spain has made it a favorite holiday destination for decades. What’s more, with so many fabulous resorts to visit in Spain, you can spend your getaway somewhere different every time. Nevertheless, everyone seems to know which of the most popular Spanish Costas […]

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3 A Weekend of Motor Sports in Silverstone, UK

Taking place in 2012 between 6 and 8 July 2012, the Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone is set to be a sensational date for your diary. Local hotels book up very quickly for the three nights surrounding the weekend’s events, booking as soon as possible is recommended. Avid fans of the sport […]

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