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Monday, 03 December 2012 12:07

Gran Canaria

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The best known of the Canary Islands offers an enviable range of landscapes, climate and tourist attractions in the desert mountains alternating with tropical vegetation, steep cliffs and sandy beaches.

Gran Canaria has a configuration volcanic circular and conical: the center is the highest point, a symmetrical cone called Pozo de las Nievas.

Saturday, 24 November 2012 17:59

Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, with three million inhabitants in the urban core and a metropolitan area, Greater Buenos Aires, which surpasses ten million.
The city of Buenos Aires was founded twice: in 1536, the Spanish colonizer Pedro Mendoza and then in 1580, after being destroyed by the Indian populations.

Today, the people of Buenos Aires are almost all of European origin, and the city has become cosmopolitan and modern, with 48 different neighborhoods. Be infected by the passion of Argentina, including its historic sites such as the Plaza de Mayo with the balcony from which Evita Perón appeared, the charm of tango most authentic and cultural life of this city with more than 200 theaters and cinemas.

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Monday, 03 December 2012 12:24

Madrid

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The capital of Spain (since 1561) is the ideal destination for those seeking nightlife that never seems to end (opened daily by the rite of "tapas" with reference to the tradition of serving snack-appetizer, vegetarian and non, to taste with beer or wine after dinner is 22, and you do not go to the disco before 3), and for those who love culture (take for example the Prado museum that houses, among others, works by Goya, Velazquez, Bosch as well as a section dedicated to Italian painting of the late Renaissance and Baroque Italian). A monumental city, but with 33 percent of the green surface, the intense traffic, but with an extensive network of underground transport.

What to visit

At the center, physical and vital, Madrid is the Puerta del Sol, in which is placed the plate of the zero kilometer, which is used to calculate distances in the Spanish state.

Near Puerta del Sol is the oldest part of the city, Los Austrias, the Palacio Real (Royal Palace) and Plaza Mayor, the historic square of Madrid, surrounded by important buildings of the era.
But around Puerta del Sol, in the east and south, between Plaza de Cibeles, Atocha Station and Sol, is also the most vibrant city, with plenty of cafes and restaurants, three large museums and the Parque del Buen Retiro, the largest park in Madrid.
North of Puerta del Sol are the Gran Vía, the main shopping street, the Malasaña area, old residential area progressive district, and Chueca, the gay district of Madrid and liberal.

Madrid is the "home" of three major art museums, which are, among other things, a few steps from each other, and that can be visited with a single ticket, the Paseo del Arte :

    
The Prado is the most famous of the three, here are masterpieces by Goya, Velázquez, Titian, Rubens and Bosch.
    
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum with Dutch painting of 1600, impressionism, Russian constructivism and pop art.
    
Queen Sofía Art Centre, with a collection that collects the majority of Spanish in 1900, including Picasso's Guernica. www.museoreinasofia.es

The Palacio Real, the Royal Palace of Madrid, is a building of 1764, built to replace the Alcázar castle burned down thirty years before. Admission is free on Wednesdays to EU citizens, and you can visit almost in its entirety, including the armory (the Armería), considered one of the most important rooms in the real world. In the inner rooms you can admire works by Spanish artists such as Goya.

The Parque del Buen Retiro Park is a beautiful park of 140 acres of land, inevitable stop for tourists, and one of the favorite places of Madrid for moments of relaxation. A walk in the park door near the Crystal Palace, a greenhouse made of iron and glass in 1800, and the Palace Velazquez, in the middle of the artificial lake, Estanque.

Monday, 03 December 2012 12:22

Lyon

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Lyon is the capital of the department of the Rhone.
E 'divided into zones by the river Rhone and the Saone River and two hills, La Croix-Rousse and Fourvière.

Has an old town - Vieux Lyon, Fourvière, Saint Jean - and a more commercial center, the Place des terreaux, Place Bellecour and Rue de la République on the peninsula between the Rhone and Saone.

Lyon is famous for being the gastronomic capital of France.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 09:28

Madrid

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Madrid, capital of Spain, is located in the center of the Iberian Peninsula, at 667 meters above sea level. Built on the ruins of a Moorish fortress called "Mayrit" land of water, hence the name Madrid became the capital in 1561. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, known as the "Golden Age", Madrid was the city of writers such as Cervantes, Quevedo and Calderon and painters such as Velázquez. Lively city in terms of culture and art, is visited each year by millions of tourists, attracted certainly historic sites such as Plaza Mayor and the Prado Museum extraordinary, but also by its great nightlife, the unforgettable "nightlife madrileña."

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Saturday, 10 November 2012 12:31

London

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London is the capital of Great Britain, as well as the most populous city in Europe, with over seven million inhabitants. Business, cultural and economic importance worldwide, has a long history: it was, in fact, founded in the year 43 AD by the Romans with the name Londinium. In 1666 a terrible fire destroyed much of the city, which was later rebuilt. The cultural offerings, including museums, galleries and theaters, where to watch one of the famous musical, is rich, just as many opportunities for fun. Crossed by the River Thames, is the official residence of the royal family

Cosmopolitan, colorful and efficiently. A weekend fashion and shopping city, rich in tradition that blends perfectly with the new trends. Enjoy the food that English will be the backdrop to your weekend.

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Monday, 03 December 2012 12:21

Los Angeles

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The megalopolis of California (the third in the United States by number of inhabitants, after New York and Chicago) extends over an area of 1187 square kilometers and encompasses 80 small towns, including Beverly Hills, Culver City, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice and Inglewood). All are connected by highways and freeways (freeways and highwys) up to ten lanes, a maze of junctions, fittings and elevations. In reality, there is (or could be) a real center.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 09:24

Prague

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Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic, the heart of Europe, and is crossed by 31 km from the river Vltava. More than one million people live in this city, founded in the ninth century. Traces its history can be found in every corner of Prague, from mansions to streets of cobblestone, through the numerous monuments. Its historic center (in the district Prague 1), with Europe's largest medieval castle and its winding streets, was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Prague, surrounded by nine hills, is called "the city of 100 towers" for the large number of them.

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Monday, 03 December 2012 12:17

Las Vegas

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The city looks like a mirage, built in the middle of the empty desert of Nevada.
E 'was founded by Mormons, who in 1885 had discovered here some artesian wells. Would never have imagined what would become: capital of gambling, Luna Park for every fun place to get married and divorced in a few hours without any problems. Spectacular The Strip, Las Vegas Boulevard where there are the largest casino-hotels.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 09:19

Amsterdam

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Cosmopolitan and multicultural Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands. Its origins date back to the thirteenth century when it was a fishing village built on the banks of the river Amstel (Amsterdam, hence the name, which means "dam in"). Also known as the "Venice of the North" for the abundance of channels and the beauty of luxurious buildings along them, Amsterdam invites you to stroll through its streets or turn them over by bicycle, Dutch style. But the city is also famous for shopping and nightlife, with its coffee shops and red light district.

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