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Guide To Diving in Tenerife, One Of The Best Dive Spots In The World

Guide To Diving in Tenerife, One Of The Best Dive Spots In The World

It makes perfect sense to me that the Canary Island of Tenerife has a reputation around the world as a must-visit location for diving enthusiasts. The volcanic nature of the island makes for some of the most interesting drifts and dives, and the location means a huge variety of wildlife to hope to catch a glimpse of. A natural consequence of Tenerife’s popularity with divers is its plethora of diving schools offering instruction to beginners and improvers, and who run regular organised trips to dive some lesser-known spots around the island – as well as the tourist favourites.

I strongly recommend doing your research when choosing who you book with:

July 11, 2013 | By More
Explore The Douro Valley for Fine Wines and Magnificent Architecture

Explore The Douro Valley for Fine Wines and Magnificent Architecture

The Douro Valley is a remarkable destination that you will definitely not soon forget. It is the third longest river in the Iberian Peninsula and flows across Spain and Portugal, offering you the very best way to delve into the area’s tranquil beauty. It has everything you could possibly need from breathtaking natural landscapes, to wine production, and delicious local cuisine. Go and watch a show, relax in a hot spring- the region is full to the brim with exciting things to do and see. And because it has been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, there is a plethora of architectural wonders that are just waiting to be explored. Here are 7 things to enjoy on your Douro Valley experience:

July 8, 2013 | By More
10 Most Entertaining Things To Do In Marbella

10 Most Entertaining Things To Do In Marbella

Spain is more than just a holiday destination offering a sun kissed lifestyle for over 3.8 million expats. The city of Marbella on the southeastern coast of Spain is generally regarded as the crème-de-la-crème for vacation properties in Spain. Marbella is well known for its champagne lifestyle and indulgent quality of life. We have listed the best things to do in this area showing why it has remained a premium safe-haven for foreign investors.

Marbella is famed for its golf championships and beautifully manicured golf courses. There are over 50 golf courses on the coast to choose from all within a 30 minute drive from Marbella.

June 17, 2013 | By More
Santa Barbara Castle Alicante – Dramatic Romance in Spain

Santa Barbara Castle Alicante – Dramatic Romance in Spain

  In a castle courtyard, at the Fountain of Cats, a beautiful young woman collects drinking water. By chance a young man sees her there and falls deeply in love… This story of youthful passion is in fact an old Catalonian folk song, but the setting is no figment of imagination! The Font de Gats […]

May 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Parador Amour!  Fall in Love with Spain’s Most Enchanting Accommodations

Parador Amour! Fall in Love with Spain’s Most Enchanting Accommodations

Parador Amour! Fall in Love with Spain’s Best Kept Accommodation Secret Staying in an historic Parador of Spain is an infinitely more exciting way to see the country than staying in a hotel that is indistinguishable from any other resort.  A Parador stay will give you a much deeper inside into the past, present and […]

February 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Running With The Bulls, A Once-In-A-Lifetime Adrenaline Rush

Running With The Bulls, A Once-In-A-Lifetime Adrenaline Rush

In Pamplona, Spain, one of the most unique events in the world takes place each July.  The Running of the Bulls which has made Pamplona famous worldwide, is known as encierro in Spanish and means to lock up or to pen. There have been many videos and many documentaries done on this tradition, usually showing […]

January 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Discover The 10 Most Beautiful Cities of Spain

Discover The 10 Most Beautiful Cities of Spain

Spain is surrounded on three sides by water – the Atlantic Ocean, the Cantabrian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. It was conquered by the Moors who have left Spain with a fine Moorish architectural legacy. Enviably there are more beautiful cities in Spain than any other country. Spain holds a special corner in my heart […]

November 16, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Costa Del Sol – Spain’s Ideal Destination For Couples of All Ages

Costa Del Sol – Spain’s Ideal Destination For Couples of All Ages

Costa Del Sol – The Ideal Destination For Couples Every year for as long as I can remember my partner and I have responded to the question of where we’ll be heading on our summer holidays in the same way. It’s the Costa Del Sol for us! You might well wonder why we don’t push […]

October 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

All of my favorites are included!  Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very ‘best of ‘ are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers in the world.  Lonely Planet has earned the reputation of […]

October 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Where To Find Europe’s Top Golf Courses

Where To Find Europe’s Top Golf Courses

There are plenty of great golf destinations in Europe, so it’s easy to plan a golfing holiday. OK, this isn’t easy. There are so many great golf destinations throughout Europe – it’s nearly impossible to narrow it down.  But I’ve got some great suggestions for where to head for an unbeatable golf holiday. From St. […]

July 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Holidays to Tenerife in the Canary Islands have the potential to be a relaxing beach holiday all year round, as the temperature rarely dips below 18C (65F) even in winter months. With excellent nightlife, an action packed activity holiday with every sport and water sport that you could wish for, Tenerife is the ideal winter […]

February 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

After wandering around the La Ramblas and familiarising yourself with the Gaudi masterpieces, there is a danger of taking Barcelona for granted.
With its lavish architecture, nightlife and peerless attractions, the boredom factor might seem impossible but how many times can you scale the Sagrada Família without wondering what lies beyond the city’s borders?

January 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Barcelona’s Top 5 Restaurants

Barcelona’s Top 5 Restaurants

Anyone making the trip to Barcelona will be well-aware of the almost limitless variety in day-time activities that keep visitors flocking to the city every year. After a day of sight-seeing there’s bound to be a few pangs of hunger within your party though, so make sure you conduct some research before you travel to […]

January 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Discovering the Authentic Cuisine of Tenerife in the Canary Islands

Discovering the Authentic Cuisine of Tenerife in the Canary Islands

For most, going on holiday is not only about leaving your stresses at the check-in desk at the airport, but also about sampling a new culture, exploring foreign traditions and of course, indulging in the very best of local cuisine. Authentic restaurants in holiday hot spots can sometimes be hard to find, and with so much choice on offer with holidays to Tenerife, it’s worth taking the time to distinguish the hidden gems from the tourist traps.

December 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Historic Paradores of Spain – Cultural Hotel Gems

Historic Paradores of Spain – Cultural Hotel Gems

Being such a popular destination, it can sometimes feel impossible to get away from the well beaten tourist trails in Spain. The amazing Paradores change all this for returning visitors, and along with a few insiders tips make for a truly unique and surprising vacation. The Paradores are historic buildings including convents, castles and monasteries […]

January 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Get To Know Europe's Family Friendly Vacation Villages

Get To Know Europe's Family Friendly Vacation Villages

There’s a hidden treasure in Europe that everyone with kids needs to know about – family friendly holiday vacation villages built to entertain families in high style. Think grand resort comes to the countryside – and the prices are outstanding! For most of us the thought of visiting Europe with the kids in tow conjures […]

May 25, 2010 | By | Reply More
10 Fascinating Reasons To Visit The Canary Islands

10 Fascinating Reasons To Visit The Canary Islands

Located off the northwest coast of Africa but an autonomous region of  Spain, the Canary Islands are a hugely popular year round holiday destination for Europeans -but are little known in the U.S.A despite a number of cross-cultural historical connections. All that could be set to change soon however – as flights to the main […]

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Free Sightseeing Tours in Europe's Favorite Cities

Free Sightseeing Tours in Europe's Favorite Cities

Sandeman’s New Europe offers a new concept in sightseeing – free walking tours in Europe’s major tourism cities – London, Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, Madrid, etc.  Their philosophy is that great tours should be offered to everyone and you should pay what you can afford – voila, tip based touring.  You can bet the guides are […]

June 25, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Discover All-Inclusive Resorts in Europe

Discover All-Inclusive Resorts in Europe

Have you discovered what a terrific bargain all-inclusive vacations can be? These lively resorts have become increasingly popular in the Caribbean as travelers enjoy knowing in advance exactly what their entire vacation cost will be. But few travelers realize that many of the prominent all-inclusive resort developers in the Caribbean have lavish resorts in Europe […]

February 3, 2009 | By | Reply More
Spain Tourism Guides

Spain Tourism Guides

Spain, the land of “S”! Stylish, Sophisticated, Sizzling and Spicy – a treat to all your Senses. Start your travel planning by visiting the Spain National Tourism Bureau. Then focus on the Regions and Cities below:

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