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Sustainable Tourism in Catalonia, Spain

12/05/2013 – 09:08

By Rupert Parker
The county of Berguedà in Catalonia, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, is leading the way in Spain in Eco-Tourism – hotels, camping sites and restaurants already sport the EU Ecolabel. It’s only …

Essential Travel’s Top Ten Single Parent Holidays

03/05/2013 – 10:04
SPoH - Marrakesh (Djemaa el Fna square at night)

By Paula Gardner
In early 2012 there were nearly two million single-parent families in the UK, a number that has been steadily on the rise for the last decade. So, it comes as no surprise that …

Gran Canaria – A sense of exotic

11/04/2013 – 08:18

By Karen Bowerman
It’s early morning and the clouds are swirling over the dunes in thin, misty drifts. The mountains are every shade of purple: the deeper hues intensified by the paleness of a sheer blue …

Murcia’s Festivals serve up a Cultural Feast to suit all tastes this summer in Spain

13/06/2012 – 12:42

By Rupert Parker
Whether you love music, theatre or dance, a host of internationally renowned festivals mean the Spanish Region of Murcia is the summer destination for all arts lovers. A host of distinguished performers will …

Explore Andalusia in real Spain for an alternative adventure

08/02/2012 – 17:41

By Emma Dance
We headed inland, leaving behind us the palm trees and sandy beaches of the Costa del Sol. Soon the streetscape of high rise hotels and tourist-packed bars gave way to the rugged Andalusian …

Behind the scenes tour to Basque Cuisine and culture in the French Spanish Pyrenees

22/04/2011 – 10:01

By Kate McWilliams
Gastronomic tour company San Sebastián Food has revamped their successful ‘Discover The Basque Country’ experience, which offers sublime behind-the-scenes access to Basque cuisine and culture, led by Basque cultural specialist and author of …

Fiesta de San Matteo in Logroño, Spain – Wine Festival in La Rioja

05/10/2010 – 16:03

By Rupert Parker
To celebrate the start of the grape harvest, Logroño, the capital of La Rioja, hosts a week long street festival involving music, parades, bull fighting, balloon flights, and, of course, drinking.
For most people …

Treading the Spanish Tapas Trail in Madrid

22/04/2010 – 09:35
Mercado de San Miguel

By Rupert Parker
Madrid is said to have the greatest number of bars and restaurants per capita of any city in the world. Not for nothing are Madrileños known as “Gatos”, or cats, based on the …