Spain

Sunday carnivals around Europe – in pictures

Carnival parades and celebrations are being held in many countries around the world. This selection stretches from Canary Islands to Russia

Festivals

Pique and Ramos in spat as title race heats up in Spain

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique thinks Real Madrid is being helped by the referees.<p>Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos thinks Pique should mind his own …

Real Madrid

Colin Varanyak – Tallin & Barcelona

Colin Varanyak just chopped up some footage from his travels to Tallin, Estonia and Barcelona, Spain into a dope ‘re-mix’ edit. From tearing apart …

Extreme Sports

Barcelona Is Really Serious About Its War On Tourism

A new strategic plan from Mayor Ada Colau to ease the swarm of tourists in the city will raise property taxes on short-term rentals and increase costs for day trippers.<p>Barely two days after banning all new hotels from its city center, Barcelona is escalating its war on tourism. Mayor Ada Colau …

Tourism

Spain coast guard rescues 257 migrants at sea at weekend

Migrant people in a Red Cross tent on their arrival on a Spanish coast guard vessel at the southern Spanish port of Malaga on February 26, 2017 © <b>AFP</b> …

Trauma

10 of the best market restaurants in Barcelona

The restaurants and stalls around Barcelona’s markets use fresh produce, often direct from the vendors – and are some of the best places to eat in the city<p>You’ve not really done Barcelona until you’ve ticked off a Gaudí or two, had some average tapas, watched stag and hen parties messily collide in …

Singapore

Differences between Magret, Foie-Gras, Micuit and Paté

Products made with Foie and Micuit by Selectos de Castilla<p>Frequently, when we go to shop Foie, can find Micuit or Paté and don’t know exactly what …

Doron Kuipers concludes Costa Del Sol Tour with CSI3* Grand Prix win

CSI5*/CSI2* Wellington<b><br>USA</b><p>Website Schedule Route/Address 14440 PIERSON RD. WELLINGTON, FL 33414 See on Google Maps Timetable Results LiveTV<p>CSI5*-W …

Google

Barcelona Day 1 - 2017 testing begins in Spain

This page - updated throughout the day, with newest posts at the top - brings you the key news and information from the first test session of the …

Formula One

Why Pheasant Island Is Sometimes in France, Sometimes in Spain - Condé Nast Traveler

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explores the world's oldest condominium—and it's an island, not a building.<p>On maps, international borders are two-dimensional: they can be traced out on a flat sheet of paper with latitude and longitude. In real life, terrain is three-dimensional, and borders …

France

5 best things to do with kids in Lisbon

Charming and casual, with glorious beaches a short hop away, the Portuguese capital is the perfect short break destination for families. Here are 5 …

Travel

5 Best Ways to Explore Madrid

With its fabulous museums, vibrant nightlife, and ever-evolving culinary scene, Spain’s passionate capital makes for an exhilarating city break. …

Travel

10 Best Hostels In Europe

Photo Credit (Clockwise from top left): Home Lisbon Hostel, HostelWorld, Hostelz, HostelWorld, HostelWorld, Hostelz<p>The best hostels in Europe offer the style and coziness of a boutique hotel, for a fraction of the price. You can save tremendous amounts of money while travelling if you share a room, …

Hotels

Soho House Barcelona is re-routing the city

Barcelona is one of Europe's architectural treasuries. As a cradle of modernism, it's up there with Paris and London, celebrated for structures that …

Travel

How Spain can learn from Britain and Canada when it comes to Catalonia | Opinion

Catalonia, the small, ancient nation of seven million people in the northeastern corner of Spain, is living with an unheard of situation in the heart …

Catalonia

Barcelona Popular restaurants & hotspots

‘Veggie for non-veggies’ is an overused tag line but at this Barceloneta hotspot it actually does fit the bill.<p>Head to this poncy part of Barcelona …

Restaurants

The Spanish government just appointed a sex tsar

Spain has appointed a ‘sex tsar’ to encourage the declining population to ramp up procreation in a bid to reverse a dip in the birth rate.<p>The country …

Mariano Rajoy

Linhares da Beira - Historical Village in Portugal | Family Travel Blog

Located on the border of Portugal’s only ski resort – Serra da Estrela – in the centre north of Portugal, is one of the country’s most well-hidden …

Travel

Barcelona, Catalonia Travel Guide

• Spain’s most cosmopolitan and dynamic city<br>• Stunning Gothic and Modernist architecture<br>• World-class museums, like the MACBA and the Picasso …

Catalonia

Padrão dos Descobrimentos

<b>The Padrão dos Descobrimentos is Lisbon’s striking monument to the age of discoveries in Belem. Plan your trip to Lisbon’s iconic monument now.</b><p>The …

Travel

For Barcelona Activist Turned Mayor, The Anti-Corruption Goals Stay The Same

At the height of Spain's economic crisis a few years ago, protesters used to form human chains around houses to prevent authorities from serving eviction papers to homeowners who'd fallen behind on their mortgages.<p>Often at the center of the crowd, with a megaphone, was Ada Colau.<p>She was an Occupy …

Spanish Economy

Is Denia a good destination for a family vacation in Spain?

Denia is a small town, on Spain’s east coast – about halfway between Valencia and Alicante.<p>My Aunt and Uncle own a flat there, so I’ve spent a bit of …

Travel

Elderly Spanish priest beaten during rectory robbery

Madrid, Spain, Feb 24, 2017 / 02:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Arturo López, 77, was brutally beaten by three masked men during an assault on Wednesday …

Crime

The beautiful European river you've probably never heard of

On day 11 of the cruise, I stepped out on to my balcony to take in the view, just as I had every other morning. But the vista was entirely different: the undulating waves of the open sea replaced by a wide, shallow, mud-brown river. It sprawled across a swampy flood plain laced with lagoons, hazy …

Seville

Salvador Dalí on how to eat sea urchins

Someday I hope to see Luis Buñuel’s 1930 short film Menjant garotes (Eating Sea Urchins). Discovered in a biscuit tin that belonged to Salvador …

5 Reasons to See Barcelona by Bike

Great bicycle infrastructure and facilities along with a sunny year-round climate and tons of fabulous sights to take in make Barcelona the most …

Cycling

La Rambla Camper Store by Kéré Architecture, Barcelona – Spain

Known as one of the more important shopping streets in the historic center of Barcelona, the Rambla Cataluña is popular for strolling and …

Design

Macri and Rajoy make common cause for “freedom and human rights” in Venezuela

Both presidents during the press conference./ Photo: <b>Moncloa</b><p><b>The Diplomat.</b> 24/02/2017<p><b>The president of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, received,</b> …

Latin America

Photo Tour of the Gothic Monastery in Alcobaca Portugal

Reaching up towards the heavens, the architecture and gardens of the monastery in Alcobaca Portugal far exceeded our expectations. This mediaeval …

Portugal

Spain to cull 17,000 ducks as bird flu hits

Barcelona (AFP) - More than 17,000 ducks will be culled in Spain after a highly contagious bird flu strain that has affected poultry throughout …

Catalonia