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Spain has launched its first ever high speed rail line, offering fantastic travel options for anyone looking to holiday in the country throughout the year. Operating from Barcelona, the new stretch of line is around 80 miles and forms an integral part of the ongoing border link project between Spain and France. It is thought to drastically reduce the...
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For those looking for the perfect city break destination, Dublin is a location which never disappoints. Its popularity has been steadily growing over the last few years, with the latest figures on hotel bookings showing that the Irish capital is one of the most popular draws for tourists across the whole of Europe. In some fantastic news for hoteliers...
An image of Dublin has been captured like never before, with an astronaut taking an incredible snapshot in between the clouds. A picture tells a thousand words – an adage certainly true in this case. The still was taken by Canadian flight engineer Col Christ Hatfield, taking the exceptional shot while onboard the International Space Station orbiting...
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In some fantastic news for Edinburgh, a famous brown bear is set to be immortalised by a statue in the capital’s Princes Street Gardens. Known as Private Wojtek, the six-foot-tall Syrian Bear was reared by soldiers of the Polish infantry and even aided them in their struggle against Nazis by carrying boxes of live shells from lorries to gun positions...
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When scurrying the streets of towns and cities to get the perfect gifts in time for Christmas, there is nothing better than some live music to help get you firmly into the festive spirit. Those lucky enough to be doing their Christmas shopping in Dublin on Christmas Eve were treated to an incredible musical performance. The performance came from Bono,...
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After months of heavy speculation, it seems that the Spanish Grand Prix looks set to stay in Barcelona after race organisers announced they have no plans to alternate the contest between the Catalonian capital and Valencia. The speculation began when it was revealed that the European Grand Prix would be hosted one final time inValencia. It had then...
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Dinosaur Expo to be shown at Barcelona

Posted by on December 19, 2012
An exhibition currently featuring in Barcelona offers the chance for people to explore the age of dinosaurs like never before, with the Dinosaur Expo offering the perfect event for the whole family to explore this Christmas. Explore a reconstructed Neanderthal village, come face to face with a mammoth and size up in a confrontation with a cave bear,...
An innovative system of sequences has come into force at Dublin Airport, measures which will result in reducing the time of delays for passengers flying in and out for their stay in one of the hotels in Dublin. Labelled Point Merge, it has been introduced by the Irish Aviation Authority and places aircraft onto defined tracks which are each of equal...
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With Christmas almost upon us, it is time for everyone to begin getting into the festive spirit. One of the finest past-times to experience during the season of good will is ice skating, an activity which is currently being offered to any of those staying in one of the hotels in Barcelona. Returning to the Plaza Catalunya for the second successive year,...
Tourism Ireland have targeted America and mainland Europe as the key to boost visitor numbers, with the governing body hoping to increase visitor numbers by 5% during 2013. Extra revenue and more tourists go hand in hand; with a whopping £3.7 billion generated for the nation’s economy should the increase become apparent. One aspect which is hoped...
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