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RANKED: Top five ski resorts in Spain

WE love Spain for its sun and sand (and sangria, seafood, drool…) but who goes to ski in Spain?  If you’re flying to southern Spain in May and overhear talk of ski resorts, you’ll freak out you’re on the wrong plane.  But Spain is Europe’s second-most...
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Barcelona named in top three of world’s most romantic cities

The MOST romantic places on earth have been named, with London, Paris and Barcelona taking the top three spots. A poll found that the buzzy Spanish city along with the UK capital and the city of lights are the best places for a romantic rendezvous. The...
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Boi–Taüll: This mountain resort in Spain has been named best in Europe for apres...

A CATALAN ski resort in the Spanish Pyrenees has been named among the eight most affordable ski resorts in Europe by Lonely Planet. While the travellers’ bible chose Borovets in Bulgaria as the resort with the best party crowd and Vogel in Slovenia as the...
Sagrada Familia Cross Of Virgin Mary's Spire Installed

WATCH: A new star is born as final piece placed atop tower in Gaudi’s...

THE architectural masterpiece by Antoni Gaudi took another step towards completion as a giant multifaceted star was lifted into place atop one of Sagrada Familia’s main towers. The 12-pointed star, which weighs 5.5 tonnes and measures 7 metres across, was installed atop the tower dedicated...
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TRAVEL SPAIN: How to celebrate La Merce festival in Barcelona

By Rob Kiteley in Barcelona
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VIA VERDE: Cycling and kayaking through Catalunya’s Ebro Delta makes for a great family...

THIS was a holiday which separated the men from the boys. Unfortunately, my fear of the dark meant I came across as one of the boys as I cycled very slowly through almost pitch black old railway tunnels. Sad to say, the children looked on...
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REVIEW: World’s ‘best’ restaurant El Celler de Can Roca? Maybe if it sorts out...

El Celler de Can Roca had just been crowned the world’s best restaurant by TripAdvisor in 2014. But how did it stand up to the Olive Press taste test? Jon Clarke checks it out

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Walk this way: Why Cordoba should be top of your Spain travel list

For most tourists Cordoba is all about the Mesquita, the Alcazar and the Roman bridge. Laurence Crumbie took the road less travelled and found a city chock full of treasures.

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