Google Translate gives Galician town accidental x-rated festival
As Pontes, a town in Galicia in North-Western Spain, was shocked to see that their annual festival of rapini (a spinach-like vegetable) was advertised as celebrating something slightly more over-18s-only...
Places in Ibiza
A busy highway (C733) speeds you north out of Ibiza City towards Santa Eulària d'es Riu on the east coast. More scenic is the slower coastal road via Cala Llonga, which winds through low hills and olive groves, with detours along the way to several beaches. To follow it, take the turn-off to Jesús a couple of kilometres northwest of Ibiza City.
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48 hours in Girona
Girona may play second-fiddle to its better known Catalan counterpart, Barcelona, but this walkable city makes a perfect weekend destination in its own right...
Barcelona with children
One of the great things about Barcelona is the local habit of including children in many seemingly adult activities. Going out to eat or sipping a beer at a terrazza (terrace) needn’t mean leaving children behind...
18 free things to do in Barcelona
Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up...
Barcelona's best shopping by neighbourhood
Barcelona perhaps finally achieved peak hipster with the recent opening of Urban Outfitters, a massive statement of a shop in a central and symbolic location on the Plaça Catalunya, but the city has long had a traditi...