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La Graciosa es una de las volcánicas Islas Canarias y el destino perfecto para una excursión de un día. Su ubicación es 2 km al norte de la isla de Lanzarote, y es administrada por el municipio de Teguise. La isla forma parte del Archipiélago Chinijo. Su longitud es de 8 km y el ancho es de unos 4 km, haciendo un área total de 29 km2.
In this post we will learn what to visit and what to do in Girona, the impressive medieval city in the North of Catalonia.
Corsica has many things to offer for its visitors. Here you can read our Corsica Bucket List with the Top 5 best places that you cannot miss visiting once you’re on this French island.
We have spent a couple of days this August on the island of Corsica. We have arrived at Bastia airport and based there for our entire stay. However we definitely wanted to visit other places on the island. So we planned a couple of day trips by car and in this article we are going to share with you our best tips what to visit during a Corsican vacation.
We have spent a couple of days this August on the island of Corsica. We have arrived at Bastia airport and based there for our entire stay. However we definitely wanted to visit other places on the island, such as the famous Bonifacio on the south. So we planned a day trip by car and in this article we are going to share with you our best tips what to visit during a Bonifacio day trip.
Discover Wales with us! Let’s see our Cardiff bucket list, what to do during a day trip to Cardiff. We review the best places and activities!
Penyafort Castle is located to the south of the town of Santa Margarida i els Monjos, next to the river Foix and very close to a number of factories.
In 1987, Bath was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it the only UK city with that prestigious title. The honour was not surprising given that Bath is home to such a richly unique history and culture. Let’s see now our complete Bath itinerary, what you can do in a day in this lovely city.
Criccieth is a beautiful seaside resort town on Cardigan Bay, on the Southern side of the Llyn Peninsula. Known as the ‘Pearl of Wales on the Shores of Snowdonia’, this attractive Victorian seaside resort is popular with tourists for its fantastic beaches and its traditional Welsh charm. It gives home to the Castell of Criccieth, too. So, let’s discover it now together!
Blanes is a town and municipality in the comarca of Selva in Girona, Catalonia. During Roman rule it was named Blanda or Blandae. It is known as the “Gateway to the Costa Brava”. Its coast is part of the Costa Brava, which stretches from Blanes to the French border. The township is 18.29 km2. Blanes is a popular tourist town, and it is known for the Concurs de Focs d’Artifici during the Santa Anna festival. This event includes many fireworks. Other places of interest include beutiful viewing points from the castle and the mountains, botanical gardens, coves such as the Cala Bona, and beaches that are surrounded by mountains.
Lloret de Mar is a little beach town on Costa Brava. It is only 75 km away from Barcelona and 40km from Girona. Hence it’s a popular summer destination from both cities. Also, many charter flights are arriving specifically to Lloret de Mar (via Girona airport). So it’s a common vacation spot for foreigners – all age groups – to spend here 1-2 weeks during the season. Since Lloret de Mar is that popular among tourist, of course you can enjoy many tourism related facilities, beach services and bars, great restaurants, special offers, nightlife and so on. But on the other hand, most of the time the places get very busy. But if you are looking for a vivid beach town with many services, programs and party options, Lloret is definitely your place. Let’s see now main reasons why to visit LLoret de Mar!
Sitges is love at first sight. It’s is so beautiful, so charming, so lovely. You hardly can imagine any more romantic place. The only problem is the number of tourists who also already noticed the beauty of this place. But if you are getting there off-season, you can easily enjoy this pearl in Catalonia.
Hungary has a lot of amazing medieval castles and beautiful palaces. There are all together 103 castles in Hungary alone. Most of which are still open to tourists and visitors. Let’s review here one of the most famous: The Esterházy Palace.
During the days we spent on Madeira we had the chance to taste the local gastronomy in many places. Here, we have compiled a list with the best restaurants & bars of Madeira. There are some posh places included in the list, as well as many street food options. So let’s see, where to eat on Madeira!
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The museum was inaugurated on 18 October 1997 by King Juan Carlos I of Spain, with an exhibition of 250 contemporary works of art. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists.
Sevilla is one of the most famous cities in Spain. Between the orange tree courtyards, stunning Moorish architecture, and joyful flamenco dancing in cozy plazas, Sevilla is a dream come true.
We could discover Transnistria, on a visit to Tiraspol, just the week before the Russian troops broke into the Ukrainian borders.
Both Lisbon and Porto are super popular destinations among travellers to Portugal. Especially among the first visitors to the country. It’s indeed hard to choose between the two cities. The most obvious answer would be that you need to see both. But what if you need to choose? We are here to help! These two tourists magnet places are not so far from each other geographically & in terms of the quality of the services either. So let’s see, Lisbon or Porto? We list here 10 facts that you should keep in mind once you are about two choose between these two beautiful Portuguese cities.
Discover Tokaj! Tokaj is a historical town in Hungary. It’s the centre of the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region where the famous wine is produced.
We have celebrated Valentine’s day in Chișinău this February. Not an obvious choice, right? So, let’s see our Chișinău Bucket List!
You cannot and won’t miss Funchal for sure. It is the capital of the island and the majority of the services are based here. It is in fact a modern, cosmopolitan, rejuvenated city, well known for its many top class restaurants, stunning new 4 & 5-star hotels, warm all year round climate. Located in the stunning south of Madeira, on its sunniest coast amidst banana plantations and wonderful gardens where flowers bloom all year round in the shelter of the verdant mountains, it is an extremely lush, green and relaxed city. Let’s see now the places that you cannot miss once you’re in Funchal. Here comes our ultimate Funchal bucket list!
We visited the island of Madeira by a rented car. Without the departure days, if you have 7 days, you can easily follow this plan and you won’t miss out on anything important. So let’s see our Madeira bucket list broken down into 7 consecutive days.
The last king of Hungary was given little time on the throne. Charles (in Hungarian Károly IV.) took over the estate of Emperor and King Ferenc József in November 1916. Just two years later, he was forced to relinquish his sovereign rights. Károly IV. died in exile, on the Portuguese island of Madeira, on April 1, 1922. He was infected by the Spanish flu. One of the most infamous and most devastating epidemics in modern history.
We have spent only a long weekend in Moldova. So we didn’t have enough time to discover all the local dishes. But some of them we tried and we have been in nice restaurants too. Hence we decided to include them into this article and share as our favourites in Chișinău. So let’s see what to eat in Moldova!
The kitchen of Portugal is outstanding. On Madeira, if it’s possible, the gastronomy is even better. You cannot go wrong, wherever you go or whatever you order. The locals are really friendly, also like to help to explain what the dish is about, what kind of ingredients they use. So let’s see what to eat on Madeira! P.S.: We also included couple of drinks – cheers!
Discovering São Vicente is a trip to the quintessence of Madeira. São Vicente is a small town on the northern coast of the island.
Câmara de Lobos is a beautiful fishermen village on Madeira island. The specialisation of the area is the black sablefish fishing. Therefore its main bay gives home to local fishermen boats, and they come in many vivid colours. They call them “Xavelhas”. The former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill visited Madeira in 1950. While he was in Madeira, he painted an outstanding portrait about the bay with the “Xavelhas” on January 8. The village till today remembers his visit, and we can see many sites named after him. Let’s see what are those memories of Winston Churchill on Madeira!
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