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Marriott Madrid Spain

Marriott Madrid Spain

Avenida de Aragon No 400 28022 Madrid Spain +34 914 004 400 I have to say, this hotel was pretty great (especially compared to the last hotel I stayed at in Europe). Clean, large room, quiet. The hotel staff was super friendly. The food was not the best, but you re in Madrid for Pete s sake, venture out and enjoy the local cuisine. I would definitely stay here again. My wife and I stayed here one night before flying back from Madrid to Dallas. I felt …

Barcelona Spain time

Barcelona Spain time

Photo Scores of people were injured in a train crash in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday. Credit Adrian Quiroga/Associated Press At least 50 people were injured after a commuter train in Barcelona crashed during the morning rush on Friday as it entered one of the city’s main stations. The crash occurred on the first day of a strike by railway employees in Catalonia and elsewhere in Spain, forcing the cancellation of many trains. The employees are protesting …

Fornos of Spain

Fornos of Spain

The excitement of stepping foot into Fornos of Spain is not solely associated to the fabulous Spanish décor that transports you from Newark to Europe. The aromas of grilled meats, the sounds of patrons laughing, the site of diners’ eyes opening wide while passing the family style trays to one another. The extensive choices of wines and spirits momentarily distract you while searching for the entrée you’ll be devouring for the rest of the evening …

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

Venue Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 will take place 5 - 9 November 2017, at the CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona). A full day of industry-specific insights kicks off on Sunday, November 5, at 11 a.m, with additional industry content throughout the week. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly. CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona) Rambla Prim, 1-17 Barcelona, Spain - 08019 Accommodations HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Executive …

la coruna Spain

la coruna Spain

Playa de Orzan in La Coruña, Spain. Photographs: Alamy Often-overlooked La Coruña in northern Spain is just the place to find good food, fabulous beaches and a dash of culture La Coruña is one long sea front,said my taxi driver as we rounded the headland towards Riazor, the huge urban beach that is the major natural feature of this northern Spanish city. On the sand, surfers were polishing their boards and pale-skinned families, enjoying the sudden …

Living in Spain

Living in Spain

Cul·ture shock noun the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone who is suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes. It’s 1am on a regular Wednesday in June in Granada. The neighbourhood dogs are barking in the usual incessant cacophony, the bars are bursting with people and the rooftop parties … More Culture Shocks and Wonderful Surprises We wrote this guide to share our knowledge and love of this amazing …

Small towns in Spain

Small towns in Spain

To see what Spain might have looked like in medieval times, there is no better destination than the town of Besalú. Located in Catalonia, Besalú is a completely walkable town packed with historic attractions. Don’t miss the magnificent and beautifully preserved Romanesque bridge that spans the Fluvià River and dates back to the 12th century, the historic Jewish synagogues and the 11th century Church of Sant Pere. Be sure to walk across the bridge …

bankia Spain

bankia Spain

Photo A Bankia location in Madrid. The collapse of the bank a year after its initial public offering prompted Spain’s banking bailout. Credit Andrea Comas/Reuters MADRID — Spain’s national court on Monday ordered a criminal inquiry into whether a former governor of the country’s central bank and seven other regulatory officials knowingly ignored financial problems at Bankia, the giant savings bank whose near collapse prompted Spain’s banking bailout …

La Mancha, Spain

La Mancha, Spain

This is a land famous for its arts and crafts, for the unique monuments to be seen in its towns and cities, and for being the setting for the adventures of the famous literary hero Don Quixote of La Mancha. Any trip to this area in inland Spain should definitely include a visit to its World Heritage cities such as Cuenca with its famous Hanging Houses, and Toledo with its cathedral and Alcázar fortress. If you like culture and history, you re bound …

Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza, Spain

A summer playground for the global jet-set. A boho paradise of sandy beaches and yoga retreats. A raucous party destination beloved of inebriated Europeans. Whichever tagline you go with, Ibiza certainly has more alternative personalities than your average holiday hotspot. Growing up in the 90s and noughties, I was used to seeing San Antonio antics hit the headlines every year when summer rolled round. I saw the headlines change as Ibiza welcomed …

Port of Spain

Port of Spain

This tour departs from Port of Spain hotels at 3pm daily. A private taxi is provided to transfer your party to and from the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, a drive of about 30 minutes. The sanctuary is a 200-acre (81-hectare) protected area within a large mangrove swamp ecosystem on the northwest coast of Trinidad. In 1962, when Trinidad and Tobago became an independent nation, the showy scarlet ibis was selected as its national bird, and hunting it was prohibited …

Best Cities in Spain

Best Cities in Spain

Each year, International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index ranks and rates the best retirement destinations in the world, taking into consideration real estate, retiree benefits, cost of living, ease of integration, entertainment and amenities, healthcare, retirement infrastructure, and climate. Spain ranked number nine in this year’s Index, scoring well across the board, and especially in climate (with a score of 88 out of 100), entertainment …

Ronda city Spain

Ronda city Spain

Ronda sits in the heart of the Serrania de Ronda, about 100kms from the city of Malaga and with a population of approximately 35, inhabitants. Surrounded by lush river valleys and sitting above a deep ravine, it is a place that literally takes your breath away when seeing it. Anyone who has been lucky enough to visit Ronda will understand its appeal. It is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in Spain (the third most visited city in Andalucia) …

Alicante, Spain

Alicante, Spain

A holiday in Alicante affords access to stunning beaches, as well as the opportunity to enjoy a great many sites relating to the history and culture of Spain. Add to this the likelihood of fabulous weather conditions and fitting everything in to your schedule may be one of your biggest problems. Sun, sea and sand are the principal reasons why a great many people will visit Alicante. Playa del Postiguet is the main beach in the heart of the resort …

Port of Spain airport

Port of Spain airport

With info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services.and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you! Coldest airport in the world I have ever been to. Other than that, not a bad experience. - gowest Airport Overview To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Piarco Airport. What …