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What's new in... Benidorm

What's new in... Benidorm
From a fishing village to a sprawling city with a skyline that rivals Hong Kong, perhaps one of the most enduring examples of how the package holiday business has changed not just Spain, but the whole of the Med. Benidorm has a particular reputation. Its fame is for being rather cheap and trashy; one of the main destinations for a certain...
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APR
01

Girona, the Jewel of Catalunya

Girona, the Jewel of Catalunya
​Girona is often known as the gateway to the Costa Brava. During the summer months its small airport receives many scheduled and charter flights from across Europe, however the majority of the passengers flying here will never set foot in the town itself and instead proceed straight to the coast. But Girona is actually a gorgeous and picturesque to...
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JAN
27

Discovering the Costa Brava

Discovering the Costa Brava
What's in a name... One of the first Spanish Mediterranean rivieras to open to mass tourism in the late 1950s. The government of the time, still very much controlled by fascist dictator General Francisco Franco, selected the long stretch of coast north of Barcelona and towards the French border as one of the newly created 'tourism zones' to lure No...
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