The people of Toledo don't stay in on a Saturday night. Even the grannies are out and about, nattering over tapas, their improbably amber-coloured hair neatly in place, purple and red blazers firmly pressed. The teenage girls are herding up the boys in.
The basket of goods selected in the latest Post Office holiday money survey (May 2015) costs £36.80 on the Costa del Sol - significantly cheaper than Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and Croatia. It gives the price of a three-course meal out for two, with wine.
A neighbourhood guide to the best areas to stay in Madrid, as chosen by our resident expert, including the best hotels on Gran Vía and Paseo del Prado, and in neighbourhoods including Chueca, Salamanca and the Barrio de las Letras.
Spain is the Spanish people, and the Spanish people are very plural and very diverse.” On Sunday, the day of the Catalan referendum, a group of right-wingers waved Spanish flags in Puerta del Sol, a main square in Madrid. But they were outnumbered by a.
Why go: Part of the Sol Katmandu hotel , this theme park in the Calvia Beach area of Magaluf is an absolute hoot with activities for all ages. Start by exploring the upside down house, then splash about on the slides or delve into the five-floor soft.
Drugs, dead bodies and dirty sheets - all things that might well have inhabited your hotel room in the days or even hours before you checked in. That's according to hotel workers who have taken to online forum Quora to share their experiences of.
Toledo is this old little town on a hill that is surrounded on three sides by water and the fourth side by walls. Due to its position, it was very easy to defend and was the capital of Spain for a long ... out the park near our hotel which was called.
The bank's portfolio includes 1,753 homes in Madrid, Barcelona, Toledo and the Costa del Sol valued at $300 million , zoned land in 10 regions across Spain valued at €103.4 million and 13 hotels valued at €47.2 million, according to a document sent to .
Spain's three kilometre-long cliff-side path, built 100 metres above the Desfiladero del los Gaitanes gorge, was closed in 2001 following five deaths in 1999 and 2000. Daredevil tourists continued to try their luck along it however, prompting local.
Even the hotels exude a more sophisticated air yet remain mercifully forgiving on the wallet. Centrally located Room Mate Larios (larios.room-matehotels.com, double rooms from €90) is sleek and chic with a popular first floor bar that hosts live music.
In early June, four Spanish students traveled to Spain with Jaime Danks, high school Spanish teacher. The group spent 10 days from June 10-20 visiting Madrid, Toledo , Granada, Sevilla and the Costa del Sol (the sunny coast). The trip included tours of .
Kabuki Raw, the new restaurant at the Finca Cortesín hotel near Estepona, is spectacular. Rafael Carrasco, the chef there, trained in Japan and at some of the best restaurants in Spain , and serves incredible Japanese cuisine with a Mediterranean touch .
An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Madrid — priced at less than £105 per night — including the best for rooftop pools and bars, comfortable bedrooms and hip restaurants, in locations including Plaza Santa Ana, Gran Vía, Salamanca and Moncloa.
Away from town-centre bustle and surrounded by secluded coves, Hotel Sol Ixent (C/ Sant Baldiri 10; 0034 972 25 10 43; hotelsolixent.com) offers smart seclusion in spades. With a sea-view terrace and small tree-lined pool. Doubles from €79, including .
My passion for speaking Spanish, watching Flamenco, drinking Rioja, admiring artwork, walking a labyrinth of narrow streets, and inhaling the scent of orange blossoms intensifies on every visit to Spain . These interests influenced my choice of careers.