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Torre Del Mar: Your Perfect Spanish Holiday

Torre Del Mar:  Your Perfect Spanish Holiday

In the Andalucia Region of Southern Spain, one resort town has been a favorite destination among Spaniards.  However, this paradise has been a long-held secret until now.  One step on the coast of Torre del Mar and you would probably have a hard time finding a better place on Earth. Located in the Axarquia area of Andalucia, this town of 20,000 people is surrounded with fields of crops that the locals popularly refer to as “The Route of Sun and Avocado.”  The fields are teeming with mangoes, kiw…

The City of Seville

The City of Seville

Seville is the financial, artistic, and cultural capital of Spain. It is located near the River of Guadalquivir and it is the capital of Andalusia. Also, it is regarded as the third largest metropolitan city in the whole of Spain.PopulationThe people in this region are called Sevillanos or Sevillanas. The concensus has reached up to 704,414 in 2009. In the urban areas, the population reaches up to 1,450,214. HistorySeville is already 2,000 years old and it was once a city during the Roman times …

Things to Do in Barcelona

Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia region in Spain and the country’s second largest city. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, further fueled by its hosting of 1992 Summer Olympic Games. It has a wealth of modern architecture together with historical establishments. Being a huge city, there are so many places to visit here. So many that we could only feature few of them. Here are some vital tips that would help you travel comfortably around Barcelona. Learn basic Cat…

Getting Around Barcelona

Getting Around Barcelona

Barcelona is a hustling and bustling city that prides itself of their modernistic architecture. In fact, Spain’s second largest city is also considered a living and breathing art museum. Getting around Barcelona’s quarters is not too much of a hassle, as there are many modes to choose from. Besides, the city is more pedestrianized, making travel very easy for commuters. Here are some ideas that would help you get around Barcelona the smart way.Bus Turistic Barcelona’s public buses for tourist’s…

Barcelona Eating & Drinking Guide

Barcelona Eating & Drinking Guide

As with all highly-touristic cities, Barcelona’s cuisine is basically hit-or-miss. Some places may provide you with the best Valencian dishes while others may offer food that may not pass your astute taste. However, there are places in Barcelona where you can get good food at reasonable prizes. And don’t forget the various world cuisines that you can sample from the best restaurants in Barcelona. Here are some of the city’s many restaurants that you may find interesting to visit.Chino Dong Lin &…