Archives by Tag 'Spain'

NYE Around the world

By jen - Last updated: Friday, November 23, 2012

While it may happen at different times, the celebration of the New Year is something that’s universally celebrated by all, every culture across the world has its own traditions and customs to ring in the New Year. It’s not just the time zones that are different, the build-up and the aftermath of New Year day […]

Spanish Beach Holidays

By jen - Last updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

With the days getter longer and brighter, you might be tempted to start thinking of how relaxing a sunny beach holiday would be for a break this summer, and the perfect location is of course Spain, a favourite with Irish tourists for years. Spain boasts over 5,000 miles of coastline, so whether you enjoy the […]

Don’t forget to pack

By Emma - Last updated: Monday, October 3, 2011

Packing for a holiday in Europe or any other continent is sometimes a nightmare task often left to the last minute. Short trips abroad, such as flights to Spain or France, still require a good deal of forethought so as not to end up with something like flip flops as your only mode of footwear. […]

Nightlife in Seville

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, August 26, 2011

Whatever you look for in a night out, Seville has it all. They say the residents of this sunny Spanish city live their lives in the streets – enjoying cool breezes by the river without a care in the world on hot summer nights. After a short flight to Seville, you could be joining in […]

Spain for food lovers

By Emma - Last updated: Thursday, July 28, 2011

Spanish food is one of Europe’s most popular cuisines, with ingredients like chorizo and calamari increasingly finding their way to Irish plates. However, for a totally authentic foodie experience, the motherland is still best and visitors can enjoy newly fashionable styles of food such as tapas in its native setting. Getting there Flights to Spain […]

Pamplona Los Sanfermines

By Emma - Last updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The festival of Sanfermines in Pamplona provides one of the most unique summer spectacles in Europe. Situated in the Navarre region of northern Spain, the generally tranquil city of Pamplona can trace its history right back to Roman times when it served as a camp for the armies of General Pompey. Once a year this […]

Primavera Sound Festival Barcelona

By Emma - Last updated: Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Noted for its eclectic line up and focus on independent music, the Primavera Sound festival is a showcase for newly established international and domestic acts. It attracts more than 100,000 festival-goers and is one of the biggest in Spain. Each year the music phenomenon is enticing more tourists to visit during the music weekend in […]

Holidays on the blue flag beaches of Europe

By Emma - Last updated: Monday, May 30, 2011

If you’re thinking about a beach holiday on the continent but you’re worried that your choice of destination might be limited by the quality of the beaches, you needn’t be. Almost every European country that has a beach to offer, has blue flag beaches to choose from. Spanish sun Book flights to Malaga, where you […]

The top on-beach hotels to stay at in 2011

By Emma - Last updated: Monday, May 2, 2011

What could be better than waking up in the morning and finding the beach right on your doorstep? If you’re looking for a bit of sun and sea this year, then you’ll want to take a look at this pick of the best on-beach hotels. Relax in Agadir The sun shines down on this coastal […]

Holidays on a shoe string budget

By Emma - Last updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2011

You want to get away for a break but money’s tight, meaning you can’t afford to be splashing out on lots of expensive activities, but you don’t want to miss out on making the most of your trip? Book a weekend in Barcelona and you’ll soon realise that there are countless ways to spend your […]