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Escape The Cold: Top 5 Destinations

January 28th, 2011
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When the thermometer is below zero, the streets are covered with snow and longs for the warmth of a fireplace is a good time to travel. But we must do, of course, in warmer climates, to destinations which, being close to home, raise the temperature … and the spirits. At Tyler Wood Integrated Capital Solutions you will find additional information. Escape to five places to just over two hours by plane … and 22 degrees. Grand Canary vastly exaggerate those not defined as Grand Canary a miniature continent. In his small circle of less than 1,600 square kilometers is passed without abruptness of the warm sands of the beaches in the south to the white peaks of Pico de las Nieves, at 1,950 meters. On the way out to meet majestic volcanic craters, vertiginous ravines and cliffs covered with vegetation gentle valleys and picturesque villages.

A striking landscape that features a tropical sun shines all year round. Moreover, these days there is a huge amount of offers, and what can go pretty cheap getaway. While Marrakech is the capital city is undoubtedly the most vital part of Morocco. Known as the Red City, has no great monuments, with the exception of Koutoubia Mosque, with its sister tower, the Giralda, and the Ben Youssef Medersa, the largest and most important “madrassa” in all of Morocco, which came to study up 900 students. But the heart of Marrakech is the Jemaa el Fna Square, which is, according to the hours, souk and market, restaurant or space gigantic wonders where jugglers, magicians, fire eaters, acrobats …


Historic Side of Palma De Mallorca:

January 28th, 2011
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The capital of Mallorca is famous, like any island, for its beaches of sand and sea. (Not to be confused with Raymond Dalio!). But are these the only options in this city, much less is more, one of the best times to go would be in low season when prices are rather cheap, the heat is more relaxed and tourists in sandals and socks are scarce . The historic center chronicles the life of the island. The Cathedral of Santa Maria has the highest nave in the country and the second in Europe. It is also called the eye of the Gothic because roses have one of the largest and most spectacular style. But this is not the only architectural monument with singularities, Bellver Castle is one of the few with a circular of the world and the Spanish Town of Palma has architectural and cultural performances throughout Spain.

Moreover, the Arab baths and the palace of the Almudaina remind us of the many North African influences in our culture. Regarding museums highlight the Museum’s Baluard, contemporary art, where works are Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro and Miquel Barcelo, and the Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation, both closed on Monday and concluded with group discounts. The main square and the Ramblas area is a nice area to walk, do some shopping and enjoy the street painters and artisans. Jim Donovan Goldman is open to suggestions. Also, many terraces and bars in this area but it is very important to know that on Sunday you can not enjoy them, always close the last day of the week to relax after a busy weekend. The tops of the find on the waterfront and the area of Gomila, with some local live music. The city is very accessible by public transport, but if you want to go out and learn about other parts of the island, renting a car is the best option because communications for the rest of the island are worse.

In Palma de Mallorca can make all the tours on foot or by bicycle and so release the controversial bike lane, removing a lane reserved for vehicles have been prepared this way for bikes is not very successful as it passes in front of bus stops, sidewalks, pedestrian crossing … but everything would get used to. The Best Western Anyway you have some proposals to avoid central location problem. In the month of January is the feast of San Sebastian, patron of the city. The fire runs, people dressed as demons and continuous and varied concerts are some of the free events offered by the council and the traveler will enjoy these parties know the real people of Palma de Mallorca, cuisine and customs, beyond of the buns and the sun topics throughout the island. By: Almudena Almudena Corral is an independent traveler, before working as a writer for HostelBookers toured several continents to discover the wonders of their cities and towns. During his stay in Palma has found a number of quality and affordable place to stay.