Fun hidden by the dunes Surrounded by huge sand dunes, only accessible by camel – come on, what other tourist resort can boast that?!
Maspolomas on the southern part of Gran Canaria is a fantastic choice of destination for those that want something a little more upmarket and quiet, with loudness in easy reach.
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One of the most exciting ways to experience Barcelona is to witness their grand festivals. The history of the city creates a merging of pagan rituals of the past with the strong sense of religion of today, resulting in these wonderful celebrations that sometimes go on for days. The range of festivals that Barcelona boasts of includes cultural festivals, religious festivals, art festivals and even music festivals. If you’re planning to visit whilst one of these festivals is on you’ll need to find where to stay in Barcelona carefully to ensure you get a good location.
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Provided there is a swell to be had from the south, the popular Portuguese resort of Faro can be a fantastic place to pull on your wetsuit for a spot of surfing. Reached easily on flights from across Europe, Faro can be the perfect base for a relaxing holiday, with the bonus of as many memorable surfing sessions as you can handle!
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Russia’s capital has a well-deserved reputation for being an expensive place to live, or to travel to, and certainly if you go to the glamorous clubs or exclusive restaurants favoured by the city’s rich and beautiful, you’ll find yourself paying heavily for the privilege. But Moscow doesn’t have to be expensive. From free, or very cheap, tourist attractions to eating, drinking and partying on a budget, there are plenty of ways of experiencing the capital without a heavy cost.
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If you’ve only got a short stay in Venice, one of Europe’s most romantic cities, don’t despair. The best sights and the atmosphere of Venice can be yours in as little as 24 hours— as long as you plan it right. Read on for tips on getting the most from a quick trip to Venice.
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As valentines day approaches I thought I’d post this infographic on the language of love. But is it English?
Check out the infographic below and let me know if you agree with the stats. The one that I massively agree on is London being the most romantic English-speaking city. Even the dreary whether just happens to add to its charm. Having lived in the city, the most romantic spot I’ve found is Oxo Tower believe it or not. You can have dinner up there or my preferred is to go for a drink. You’ve got a fantastic view of the Thames and St Pauls which is rather epic at night all lit up. There’s also fairy lights on the trees so makes for a rather lovely walk home along the river. London, totally romantic!
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