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Finding a Place to Lay Your Head in Spain

There’s nothing like a vacation to relax your soul and renew your outlook on life. Particularly if you’re visiting a foreign country, like Spain, where there are many historical and cultural sights and gorgeous beaches to lounge on.

As exciting as the actual vacation can be, the time leading up to it is often hectic and confusing as you make your travel plans. One of the most difficult tasks in planning a vacation in Spain, particularly if you don’t speak the language, is finding hotel accommodations that suit your needs and your budget.

Fortunately, Spain has a great number of great places to lay your head, and you can spend as much or as little as you like per night. Of course, what you spend also depends on what you must have to spend your vacation comfortably and where you plan to stay. If you plan to stay in one of the larger cities, like Barcelona, you can expect to pay a higher price for your hotel room than if you stay in one of the smaller cities.

One trick to getting the lowest possible rates for your accommodations in Spain is to actually not make reservations until you get to Spain. Try to arrive at your actual destination as early in the day as possible, and then take a bit of time to check out options other than hotels, such as hostels or hostales, where you can often get a nice, comfortable room at very little cost.

In Spain, there are a few different options for holiday accommodations, such as:

Hotels: Hotels in Spain are pretty much the same as they are in other countries. Most have private bathrooms, safety features, and air conditioning. They generally accept payment by credit card and can be booked ahead of time from your home or travel agency. As an added benefit, you’re very likely to find English-speaking staff to assist you.

Hostels or Hostales: Hostels are often known as youth hostels. However, they are also open to families. These are less expensive than hotels, though they may not have some of the luxuries. Many of them have very nice rooms and often have staff members who speak English. Some have private bathroom you may have to supply your own towels and washcloths, though.

Pensiones: These are basically rooms for rent. They’re very basic and may not be as nice as the accommodations of a hostel or hotel. The rooms are sometimes quite small, don’t have air conditioning, and guests usually have to share a bathroom. Most don’t accept credit card payments and may not have English-speaking staff.

Holiday Apartments: There are plenty of apartments available to travellers in Spain. These are, as they sound, full apartments including bedrooms, sitting areas, kitchens, and bathrooms. They’re an excellent option for long vacations or for families who prefer to keep their children all under one roof rather than in several separate hotel rooms.

When planning a trip to Spain, it’s best to reserve hotels ahead of time since it can be difficult to find accommodations during some months of the year. This is especially true if you’re travelling to places such as Barcelona or Madrid where it can be difficult to get a hotel room in the summer even well in advance.

If you plan to stay in a hostel, you may wish to wait until you get there to choose your accommodations. Because the quality of hostels and the amenities they offer varies widely, it’s best if you check out the room before you reserve it. This does, of course, run some risk of not finding a place at all or having to settle for something less luxurious than you might otherwise stay in.

In the end, where you choose to stay in Spain really depends on what you’d like to spend and what kind of luxuries you’re used to having and it may just depend on how adventurous you are, too!

Travel in Austria: Free Travel Guide of Vienna by Flashbooking for Backpakers

Vienna, Austria’s capital city, has 1,533,000 inhabitants and stands on the right bank of the Danube, at the foot of the Wienervald hills. Originally referred to as Vindobona, the city had already gained noteable importance by the period of the Roman Empire. From the 13th century to the end of the First World War, the country was under the rule of the Asburg family.

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Nearly all the city’s sights and major attractions are located within a small area and are easily reached on foot.Vienna is divided into districts (bezirke). District number 1(Inneren Stadt) is the centre of the city and contains the largest number of monuments, all of which are indicated with a red and white sign. The Ringstrasse is the visitor’s first indication of Imperial Vienna.

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Travel in Italy: Great Free Travel Guide of Venice by Flashbooking Cheap Booking On-line

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Venice is situated in the Veneta Lagoon, on an archipelago of 120 islands, separated by 160 canals,which in their turn are spanned by 400 bridges.The city, connected to the mainland by both a rail and road bridge, is divided into six districts (sestieri): San Marco,Dorsoduro, Cannaregio, Castello, Santa Croce and San Polo. These zones are divided up by a dense network of canals (rii) and an intricate system of narrow and windy streets (calli and Salizade) which open out onto the canals and campielli (small Venetian squares). The historic centre borders the Grand Canal, which is crossed by the Academy bridge, the Ponte di Rialto and the Ponte degli Scalzi.

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Recently, Flashbooking staff and management have decided to put at travellers’ and partner hostels’ free disposal some useful tools as some pocket travel guides, written for giving the essential information about the most visited cities in the world. Especially created for a quick visit, a week end, a city break, these free pocket guides are printable and downloadable online. The staff efforts concentrate on making them simple to read and with a nice format and full of essential hints on where to go, things to see, shopping and markets, quality places reasonably priced where to eat or hang out in the nights, budget hostels, cheap hotel deals and bed and breakfast Venice to book, emergency numbers and more.

Venice is relatively small and the majority of the city is easily reached on foot. Using a street guide makes it impossible to get lost in the maze of streets. All the buildings are numbered, based upon the district to which they belong and not to the street. Each house is indicated initially with the name of the district followed by the number.There is a wide choice for those who wish to take a boat trip. tickets are available from all the boat stops and in some bars, shops, and tobacconists who show the ACTV sign.

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Travel in Egypt: Free Pocket Guide of Cairo City by Flashbooking Budget Reservation On-line

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Cairo, which means “The Vanquisher” or “The Triumphant”, is the capital city of Egypt. While Al-Qahirah is the official name of the city, in Egyptian Arabic it is typically called simply by the name of the country, Masr. It has a metropolitan area population of officially about 16.1 million people.

Cairo, the main destination for European and Asian travellers, has, during the last century, become one of the biggest and most cosmopolitan cities in the world.

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Cairo is the twenty-first most populous metropolitan area in the world. It is also the most populous metropolitan area and the most populous city in Africa.

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With the monthly newsletter, Flashbooking puts at travellers’ and partner hostels’ free disposal some useful information tools as pocket travel guides of the top world cities: the Amsterdam City guide, the London City guide, the Barcelona City guide, the Paris City guide, the Rome City guide, the Florence City guide, and the freshly issued Cairo City guide!

In general, these guides have been written for giving the essential information about the most visited cities in the world and in particular for any traveller or first-time visitor. For a short visit, a week-end, a city break, these free pocket guides are useful printable and downloadable tools available online.

In the Cairo guide students, families and backpackers can get a large selection of cheap or low cost accommodation with plenty of low cost solutions in budget youth hostels, Bed and Breakfast Cairo, guesthouses, cheap hotel deals.

Our travellers are also our good partners as they help us either giving their ratings of some accommodations, lodgings, BandB, youth hostels and budget small hotels where they personally stayed, either enlarging the hostel offer by reporting some new contacts.

Flashbooking policy tends to privilege small and family-run hotels in order to promote an alternative tourism respectful of cultures and different societies.

Barcelona and Learning the Spanish Language

Barcelona is one of those places you arrive to and immediately feel at home. You step off  the plane and the heat hits you instantly – especially if you arrive in summer time. You drive to your apartment in barcelona or your hotel and begin to realise that you might belong in this wonderful city.

Many people who have come to Barcelona for any length of time end up staying for one reason
or another. Some stay because of the diverse culture here, others because of work and many because they just want to try living here a while to see if it works out.

Some, if not a lot of people stay because they want to study the Spanish language. Not only
do they learn Spanish with the aid of the numerous quality learning language schools and centres in Barcelona but they sometimes end up learning Catalan as well.

I’ll always remember the first time I heard the Catalan language. It reminded me of the
French language and of the times I spent in London trying to get to grips with it at school.

It took me quite a few Spanish lessons and quite a lot of practice to actually decipher
between the two languages – Spanish and Catalan. To the untrained ear, one probably wouldn’t 
know if one were being spoken to in Spanish or Catalan – that knowledge will come with time.
Looking back in retrospect though, I don’t know how I could not tell the difference!

Getting back to Barcelona, there is so much to do here – so much in fact that you could never
ever get bored. For the architects and lovers of architecture amongst us, let it be said that
the city is swamped in peculiar buildings from the great Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi.

Many people will have heard his name as it is generally associated with The Sagrada Familia
or The Sacred Family Church. Catalans generally call this Church a temple and it is indeed a
shrine to the excellence and fine works of this gifted Catalan architect.

Other things to see and are “must sees” in my opinion are the following:

* The gothic quarter or (barrio gótico)
* The Picasso Museum
* The Nou Camp (Barcelona FC stadium)
* Tibidabo – a lovely mountain with a theme park on top and spectacular vistas.
* Parc Güell
* La Pedrera
* Casa Battló
* Las Ramblas
* La Boquería – a fantastic indoor market with the freshest fruit and fish.

These are my “must haves” and “must sees” and are highly recommended to anyone contemplating visiting this wonderful city for the first time.

Reasons to Invest in Barcelona

Barcelona is an open, tolerant and cosmopolitan Mediterranean city full of light; a remarkable urban space with a strong personality. The atmosphere transmitted by the city encourages creation and innovation, turning Barcelona into one of the European cities with the highest potential for developing framework, it is precisely these characteristics which provide value to the city and differentiate it from the rest: it is this personality, both cosmopolitan with the great international vocation, and strongly rooted in its local aspects, which attracts visitors and keep them here.

Barcelona offers very diverse elements which make it a really appealing to live, work and do business. The city is now a very interesting place for new economic activity, as shown by some of the good reasons to invest in it.

Geographic location

Barcelona has always been a city open to the world. Barcelona’s calling has much to do with its highly strategic geographical location. Its port has played a fundamental role as the place of arrival for people from round the world and as a point of exchange of cultures. Barcelona is the “North of the South and the South of the North” and one of the gateways joining Europe, Africa and the Middle East, across the Mediterranean.

Successful foreign investment

It is the fifth best city for business in Europe and accounts for 20% of annual foreign investment in Spain. There are 2700 foreign companies and International Barcelona hotels established here, with a satisfaction level of 97%. Barcelona is also becoming consolidated as a centre for multinational companies’ European division.

Quality of life

The top European city for quality of life. A stable climate, beaches, ski, a generous range of culture and leisure activities, a network of 4500 education institutions, a modern and accessible health service, easy access and travel by public transport. The city is surrounded by nature reserves.

City planning projects

Barcelona is in the middle of the largest city planning transformation in its recent history. The city is planning and infrastructure projects, especially building more hotels in Barcelona recently undertaken and currently in progressive are shaping the 21st century city, where economic growth, the maintenance of competitiveness and job creation will affect citizens’ lives.

A competitive set of available properties

A large number of offices, commercial premises and industrial buildings with excellent value for money. The construction of residential buildings is also on the rise.

The Barcelona property market has risen strongly since 1997 with double-digit price rises in most districts every year with the exception of 1998. A growing Spanish economy, increasing employment, cheaper borrowing (lower interest rates and innovations in the mortgage market), a cultural preference for buying over renting, and the impact of rising foreign demand for property in Barcelona has pushed overall demand up whilst the supply of property has remained fairly constant (constrained by mountains and sea Barcelona cannot expand through sprawl). The increase in tourism to Barcelona has also increased the pressure on the property market as residential property in Barcelona’s most attractive central districts has been converted into hotels. These supply and demand factors explain the tight property market, and robust price increases of recent years.

Find your Ideal Spanish Hotel

Travelling abroad can be a stressful thing, booking flights and hotels and trying to get a plan together of what you can do and see whilst you are there. There are many different types of hotels in Europe and Spain is no different, there are hotels that are ideally placed with fantastic service or there are hotels where you use just as a base to rest your head after a long days sightseeing.

When looking to book cheap hotels in Spain, make sure you know what the average price is in order for you to have a good idea of what is a good price and what isn’t. If you are planning on going to Madrid, think about staying in a hotel outside the city to save yourself a considerable amount of money. Staying in areas such as Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia are going to cost you up to double the price than if you stayed in the Asturias region which is in the north-west of Spain.

Some hotels will have better offers than others so shop around for a good deal. As with flights, consider staying during off-peak times to save yourself more. There are many different hoteliers in Spain so you should be able to find a couple that offer a competitive price. Depending on your requirements will depend on the quality of hotel you choose, if you want a 5 star hotel in Madrid next to the “Palacio Real” then expect to pay around £70 per person per night and although this may seem expensive, the quality of service will be impeccable and you are in the centre of Madrid which means you will not need any taxis (unless you want to venture out of course!). For an alternative on hotels, special holiday cottages are available in Spain, at an average off peak price of £250 for a cottage in Northern Spain, this offers the customer something different and is often more accommodating for children.

Spanish Villas the Perfect Holiday Accommodation

If you want to see Spain in comfort and opulence, look no further than a Spanish villa for your accommodations. Spanish villas are elegant and spacious and provide you with every luxury you can imagine while you are away from home.

Villas in Spain are a great option if you’re looking to enjoy the country at a leisurely pace. From your private villa, you can watch the stars, listen to the sounds of the Spanish countryside or swim in your own pool. Villas in Spain provide you with all the modern necessities while giving you the quiet time of days gone by. Spain’s communities and provinces vary widely in landscape and population. From the heavily populated Andalusia region to the sparsely populated plateaus of Castille, you can find villas that give you access to parties or let you live as a hermit.

Maybe you’re looking for a villa that’s only a short walk from great shopping. A villa in one of the more metropolitan areas of Spain can provide you with both privacy and a way to scratch the shopping itch. WalK around one of glorious cities of Spain, such as Barcelona, and you will find a store to fulfill every shopping fantasy.

If something less urban is what you’re looking for, be sure to check out country villas in Spain. They are typically located on large estates with amazing, scenic views. Imagine waking up to a view of nothing but an olive grove and blue skies outside your window.

Some country villas are made from renovated barns. These are usually much less expensive than Spain’s castle-style villas. While they may not sleep 20 people like some of the largest villas in Spain, they are still beautiful, elegant and all yours for a price.

Private chefs are often at your disposal when you rent villas in Spain. They will make the finest cuisine to your liking, whether you have a taste for a hamburger, gazpacho or paella made from local ingredients. In fact, private chefs can tailor a menu exactly to your dietary needs while you enjoy your stay in a Spanish villa.

Spanish villas are usually selected for their unique beauty and features. Whether the estate has a panoramic view of the Costa del Sol or is a beautifully restored Medieval mansion in Madrid, the property is sure to have a style that make it exceptional and memorable.

Why stay at a large hotel or resort when you’ll only get one room to call your own? When you rent a villa in Spain, you get an entire house, usually with a pool and sometimes featuring a guest house and pool house that are all yours. If you feel like sunbathing or splashing around with someone special, there won’t be another soul to disturb you.

Life is short and you can’t take your money with you when you go. Indulge yourself in the experience of renting a villa in Spain. You’ll live like royalty on your holiday and it will be an experience you will remember for a lifetime.

Honoring The Artist Antonio Gaudi In Barcelona

Barcelona Spain has a great history, and people who live in the area have much room to brag about the beautiful place of which they live.

Much of its history still stands throughout and can be admired by travelers and citizens alike. Still more culture and history is added in the Barcelona area even now. As well as its added culture, tourism has taken on a huge role as well throughout Barcelona. The best way to take advantage of all that this area has to offer on your vacation is to thoroughly plan ahead of time and arrive with your map in hand, and be ready to go. Find a suitable map that will give you not only directions, but also tell you details about hotels, festivals and celebrations, entertainment, and prominent exhibitions.

If your looking for a more updated modern version of Barcelona, you would be doing yourself a benefit by going directly to Guell Park first thing. Nearly this whole area of natural space is filled with the great artist architecture of Antonio Gaudi, probably one of Spain’s most famous and celebrated artists. Gaudi made everyday things into artwork, including but not limited to balconies, walls as murals, entire buildings, as well as even benches into paintings. Be prepared to have couple roles of film on hand, because as soon as you fill your camera up on the aforementioned area, then comes the famous Gaudi work Sagrada Familia Church. This is one piece of artwork that has never stopped progression, being started in 1883 and not stopping until even the present day.

Another great marvel of Barcelona s the Barcelona Zoo. This zoo is located in the Ciutadella Park, and is home to over 7500 different species of animals. While everyone has their favorite animal, is always the peculiar ones that get the most attention, especially from the children. Animals such as long nosed anteater or the miniature little hippo pygmy fit this bill exactly.

However the feature that the zoo takes a ton of pride in is the primate section. You wont have to go very far to find even kangaroos, pelicans, and the good ole American Buffalo because the Barcelona Zoo has them all for your photographing pleasure.

Since the weather is so agreeable, your trip to the zoo can be made any time throughout the year. If you’re lucky enough to go in the warmer of the warm seasons then you’ll enjoy the Aquarama Barcelona, which is the aquarium located inside the zoo.

This will be your chance to see up-close the playful bottlenose dolphins and their shows which take place daily, as well as other marvels of the sea. Your money will also be going to a good cause as you spend around the park since this pays for the programs for preserving endangered species and captive breeding.

Don’t forget too if your traveling with young curious children, or even if you yourself are curious that Barcelona is home to many fabulous museums such as museums that feature the work of Gaudi as well as Picasso. This will give your children some things to go back and tell there teachers about at school, as well as teach them to appreciate art and history at a young age.

Your trip to Barcelona can and certainly will be a very beneficial vacation for both adults and children, letting each witness and learn some culture that will leave a lasting impression through their lives. Always travel safely, and squeeze every ounce of fun as you can out of your short time to visit.

Barcelona World Race is starting!

Barcelona World Race

From the 1st of November the Barcelona world race village, on Moll de la Fusta opened. It is build for the famous race on the 11th of November. From the 1st of November you can see the nine competing teams as they finalise their preparations for the race, enjoy the animations and the concert programme in the days leading up to the start.
The Barcelona World Race is a new two-handed, non-stop around the world yacht race. The race starts on the 11th of November and is to be held every four years. They are racing 25000 miles in three months across the worlds most hostile and challenging oceans. This race will see the world’s best professional sailors from both solo and fully crewed disciplines coming together to compete against each other in teams of two. There has never been a crewed non-stop round the world race in monohulls before. This new concept opens up a whole new world of possibilities in the extreme offshore sailing sport, in terms of competition and race communications. The Barcelona world race will see sailors from two worlds of sailing events. Such as the Vendee Globe which is a solo sailing event and the Volvo Ocean Race, which is a crewed event.

Besides the start of the race on Sunday the 11th there are a lot of activities going on around this date. For example the International Boat Show in Port Vell, this takes place from the 3th until the 11th and is opened from 10am to 8pm. The rest of this week the program is like this:
Wednesday the 7th, there is an exposition of designs created by children from various different schools in Barcelona. They designed for each boat to promote the awareness of the climate change and the wildlife in danger. The location is at Moll de la Fusta.

Friday the 9th, the opening ceremony. This begins around 7pm on the corner of Moll de la Fusta and Moll d’Espana. The opening ceremony will present the teams and mark the start of the race with dance and music.

Sunday the 11th , the race! At 10am the boats will leave the pontoons. There are several vantage points the see the boats leave. At 1pm is the official start of the Barcelona World Race 2007. The best viewing point on land for the public is the way along the Barcelona Waterfront Maritime Promenade, which includes all the beaches.

Beyond the sailing events, there are concerts in the ‘World race village’. On Tuesday there will be for example, the Triangulo de Mar. A band from Brazil with a mixture of music from Portugal, Cabo Verde, Angola and Brazil with a basis of language and culture. On the 9th of November, Friday, there’s playing a band called Vadriaki with Mediterranean music from the Greek Islands elaborated with Kavafis poetry. On Saturday there is again a band from Brazil called the Aviaba Project Trio.

Barcelona, this city has a thousand years of maritime tradition. The history is seafaring and fishing is a thousand-year old. The harbour, dominated by a statue of Columbus atop a column, pointing the day the to United States of America is near the Royal Shipyards. The gothic building recalls the days when ships were built for war and commerce. Barcelona’s harbour, a few hundred metres from the Royal Shipyards, is now one of the most important industrial, commercial, and tourist ports in Southern Europe. It has intense maritime traffic, and welcomes over a million tourists each year as they arrive on international cruise ships through the seven terminals reserved for that class of heavy vessels.

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, It is located on the Mediterranean coast, with one of Europe’s principal ports, and its airport is the second largest in Spain. Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona is today an important cultural centre and became a major tourist destination after the 1992 World Olimpics. Particularly renowned are architectural works of Antoni Gaudí that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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