Travel

Barcelona, a cool city

Spain has many cool cities to choose from but arguably there is none cooler than Barcelona. Situated on the sun drenched shores of the Mediterranean just a short hop from the French border, ‘la gran encisera’ (the great enchantress) of…

Extreme Sports in Andorra

Andorra Turisme has revealed that, for the first time this summer, it will be hosting one of the four tours of the FISE World Series (Festival International Sport Extreme) – one of the world’s biggest extreme sporting gatherings. Global stars in…

Done the Costa Blanca? Try the Costa Tropical

You’ve done the Costa Blanca – now go to the Costa Tropical Swap the busier Costa Blanca for the sweeping sea views along the Costa Tropical, known for its subtropical climate and cliff-lined coves.  For instance, you could plump for…

A Look at Andalucia

Andalucía is a region of Spain found in the South of the country that offers plenty of contrasts in weather and geographical features, ranging from beaches to mountain areas and deserts to ancient cities.  Of course, due to its great…

A look at Platja de Pals Golf Course on the Costa Brava

Spain and the Costa Brava are often seen as the centre of the package tourism industry. But behind this facade, lies one of the best areas for golfers in Europe. In particular, the Platja de Pals Golf Course stands out…

A look ahead to the The Valencian Fallas Festival in March

Valencia welcomes the arrival of spring next month with their famous Fallas Festival which takes place from the 15th-19th March. Enormous cardboard statues are paraded through the city streets before being burnt. The word Fallas refers to both these monuments…

Foreign property buyers give Spanish economy a welcome boost

A year after economists warned that Spain was facing ruin, foreign buyers are streaming into the country to buy properties in Spain. The ABC Serrano mall, a yellow-brick structure found in ABC one of Madrid’s posh shopping district, which was…

3 Spanish cities top the million visitor mark for October 2013

Barcelona, Madrid and Benidorm are the only Spain cities that had over one million overnight stays in the month of October in 2013. Barcelona led the ranking having 1.6million followed closely by Madrid at 1.5million and then Benidorm with just…