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20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

My Top Amsterdam Restaurants

I’ve put together a list of my recommended restaurants in Amsterdam. After the name of each spot, I’ve included the address.<p>The Pancake</i> …

The Unbelievably Gorgeous Italian Wine Region You Haven’t Heard of Yet

A little more than an hour outside of Venice, Italy harbors a secret gem of a culinary melting pot. Bordered by Slovenia and Austria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia is nestled in the northeastern corner of Italy and boasts some of the country’s finest gastronomic artisans.<p>Lush landscapes, quaint villages, …

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

5 Things to do on a long layover in Iceland

Thanks for following and reading Overland Travel Adventures from Go, See, WriteAdd to Flipboard Magazine.<br>Iceland is on the rise as the new hot …

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

Amsterdam Travel Guide

The best mountain restaurants in Italy

Renoir Among Women exhibition - Fundación MAPFRE

Throughout his life, <b>Pierre-Auguste Renoir</b> (Limoges 1841, Cagnes-sur-Mer 1919) <b>portrayed women time and time again</b>. The painter made them the …

Art

Why Barcelona is Europe's greatest city in winter

Unless you’re a real beach bunny, there is no better time to visit Barcelona than in winter. While summer is rammed with visitors and autumn and spring are when the (surprisingly torrential) rains fall, winter tends to see dry, azure blue skies, and a lot of empty streets. It is also the time when …

Barcelona restaurants

Expert guide to Barcelona<p>An insider's guide to the best places to eat in Barcelona, from upmarket restaurants to cafés and snack bars, in destinations including Born, Eixample and Barceloneta. By Sally Davies, Telegraph Travel's Barcelona expert.<p>£££<p>Alkimia<p>Visitors often ask me where they can get …

Oddsson hotel and hostel, Reykjavik, Iceland - in pictures

4 of the best museums in Barcelona

There are more than 55 museums in Barcelona. Some delve on history and art, others on science and sport, or war and maritime. When it comes to having …

Gothic

10 of the best tapas bars in Barcelona

Food and drink,Travel,Barcelona holidays,Spain holidays,Food & drink,Short breaks,City breaks,Top 10s,Catalonia holidays<p>Even if bull's tail stew doesn't appeal, spicy sausage or squid probably will – and Spotted by Locals expert <b>Bill Sinclair</b> has tracked down Barcelona's best, but often least known, …

Barcelona Wine Bars: 3 picks from a self-confessed "wino"

La Vinya del Senyor carries more than 400 wines in a fab setting. Photo: Regina W Bryan<p>When I meet someone new in Barcelona, I prepare myself for the …

How to not get robbed in Barcelona

Barcelona is a wonderful place to live, but it’s a den of thieves. It’s topped the poll as worst city in the world for pickpockets, and the sad truth …

Libraries

9 of the best Airbnbs in Barcelona

Around the world, Airbnb has properties ranging from treehouses and small huts in Indonesia to mansions in England. As the company grows, it’s likely …

6 Things No One Tells You About Visiting Barcelona

We all know that Barcelona in Spain is one of the most famous destinations in Europe. Everyone has been telling me about how ‘cool’ the city is, and …

The Top 10 Things To Do in Barcelona 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next<p>Barcelona’s oldest and most popular park, Parc de la Ciutadella is a picturesque expanse of greenery with several …

The Essential Things to Know Before You Visit Barcelona

Follow these tips, and you may even be mistaken for a local.<p>Barcelona is Europe’s third most-visited city—a record 32 million people turned up last year—but it is also notably conflicted about tourism. In 2017, Ada Colau, Barcelona’s mayor, raised the tourist tax and approved a law that is supposed …

Tipping in Spain - What & When to Tip

Along with mealtimes in Spain, the topic of tipping and gratuities is one question that we often get asked about by our clients. Living and working …

15 bars and restaurants that Barcelona locals swear by

1. Ovella Negra<p>Its subtle entrance near a central location makes it easy to walk past without even noticing it. But the minute you step inside, …

Barcelona's Mom-And-Pop Tapas Bars Take On The Big Tourist Chains

Construction workers clamp scaffolding onto the historic facade of Colmado Quilez, an old-fashioned general store selling wine and cheese in downtown Barcelona.<p>One hundred years ago, customers rolled up here in horse-drawn carts. Now BMWs park on the Rambla de Catalunya, which has become one of …

Historic Barcelona Market Gets a Smart Modern Retrofit

The term "supermarket" doesn't begin to describe the recently revamped "El Ninot" market in the heart of Barcelona. <b>mateo arquitectura</b>, who helmed the redesign, kept the basilica-like interior intact while digging out two new floors for additional parking, storage, and shopping space. The massive …

Architecture

Barcelona: An Insider's Guide to 24 Hidden Gems for Travelers

Want good advice about a destination? Find a local. Want great advice? Seek out locals who love their home so much they've made it their life's work to help visitors fall in love with it, too.<p>Offering visitors unrivaled expertise on Barcelona, locals Francesca Gufoni and Laura Coch work as Local …

22 reasons why we should all be moving to Barcelona right now

1. The Mediterranean climate is the best for just about everything.<p>Skies are usually clear, winters are short and mild, summers are hot but bearable. …

Stroll through the Barri Gòtic & La Ribera Neighborhoods

Dining in the Barri Gòtic<p>Walkways in Barri Gòtic<p>Alley in Barri Gòtic<p>Alley in Barri Gòtic<p>Medieval Building<p>The heart of Barcelona is the <i>Ciutat Vella</i> or …

Secret Streets of Barcelona

Few cities in the world boast more delightful narrow, winding alleyways or secret, hidden squares than Barcelona. Here are the ones you shouldn't …