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Feb 18

The top 12 carnivals in Spain

From the Canary Islands to the northern Basque Country, these ancient celebrations are unique in various ways
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Feb 18

Luxury real estate in Spain continues to skyrocket

The average cost of luxury housing in Spain last year increased by 6% and amounted to about € 6225 per square meter, while in large cities and most popular tourist areas the growth rate was even more noticeable and reached 12%. This is reported by Noticia with reference to the Reuters news agency and the data of the Spanish division of Barnes International Realty.
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Feb 18

History in La Laguna must keep up with the times, says PP

La Laguna is being asked to bring history into the present by updating historic information plates on buildings and streets with computer apps. Popular Party coun-cillor, Iván González Ri-verol says he will raise the issue at the next plenary session of the city council.
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Feb 18

Grapes and wine regions in Spain

WINES in Spain are classified into 69 major regions or Designation of Origin (DO) with their own set of laws and quality standards.  The best known national regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Penedés, Navarra, Rueda, Cava, Rias Baixas, Jeréz, and La Mancha.  Grape names are not often used, with restaurants and shops classifying wines according to their origin, therefore it is quite common to confuse the grape name with the region. 
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Feb 18

Are you an unconventional tourist? New Canary initiative could help

Tourism chiefs in the Canary Islands have launched a new initiative aimed at the “gourmet” traveller who wants to taste something different on their visit to the archipelago. The initiative goes under the title of “The other map” and is described as “a communica-tion platform aimed at a specific segment of travellers looking for unconventional experiences beyond the best known places and activities.”
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