In mid-September, we flew to Barcelona, Spain for an 8-night north Mediterranean cruise ... There were long lines and it was very crowded, but the Celebrity tour guide was able to expedite us at both locations. It was an astonishing step back into ancient.
The Brando offers a number of ways to explore the island and the atoll, boasting everything from boat and walking tours to traditional Polynesian basket weaving and dance classes. Here, Mark takes out a kayak into the calm and shallow waters .
And my own research online says that Barcelona – the first stop on our tour and Spain's most vibrant commercial centre – has been dishonourably crowned “the world's capital for pickpocketing” by a travel advisory company. ... And there is, of course.
According to our Spanish guide , David, it celebrates the coronation of the Virgin and we're lucky to have chanced upon it. We are walking towards ... Seville is one of the cities on this 12-day tour of Spain and Portugal organised by Wandering the.
From the moment we arrived under cover of darkness at Navas de los Corchos, a private estate near Cordoba , it was clear that this was not going to be your typical yoga retreat. “Don't worry about your luggage,” we were told. “The staff will unpack.
While autumn in Europe often – unfairly – conjures images of poor weather, it's arguably the finest time to visit Andalucia in southern Spain . Scorching temperatures subside, making it an ideal time to explore the region's golden beaches and UNESCO.
It wouldn’t be a trip to the Komodo Islands without getting up close and personal to the mighty Komodo Dragons; while hard to spot, you’ll have the best guides on hand to ... the old world feel you get on a private tour of the Royal Alcazar in Seville.
Due to its position, it was very easy to defend and was the capital of Spain for a long time ... mixed at one point and a prime example that we saw towards the end of our tour was a synagogue built by Muslims in the Arabic style that was later taken.
From sleek city hotels to hilltop castles and grand mansions in pretty villages, Spain has accommodation to suit everyone's taste, whether you want to sleep in a remote lighthouse or a place with so much to do on-site that you never have to step.
its Plaza de España , created for the world expo in 1929; the Real Alcázar (royal palace), as seen in Game of Thrones; plus the winding alleys of the Jewish quarter (Santa Cruz). Add in private palaces, Moorish patios, Roman columns here and there.
It only takes about 75 minutes by car (recommendation for private car service: Lukman Sea) or just 15 minutes to Cordoba from Sevilla by taking the AVE ( Spain's high speed train). It's also about 1 hour and 45 minutes between Madrid and Cordoba on the .