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Holidaying in the Canary Islands

Oct 20th, 2012 // Destination: Canary Islands
The Canary Islands are an eternal favourite among holidaymakers from all walks of life, and it’s not hard to see why. For starters, this fabulous archipelago has a fantastic climate. Whether you come for scorching temperatures in the summer or t-shirt weather in the cooler months, the islands benefit from a steady year-round climate that goes a long way to remedy the winter blues and persistent rainclouds... 

Catedral de Santa María la Real de la Almudena

Jul 9th, 2010 // Destination: Madrid
Catedral de Santa María The principle church of the Diocese of Madrid, the Catedral de Santa María la Real de la Almudena, is a relatively modern building, started in 1883 and not completed until 1993. Remarkable as it may seem, the delay until such recent times in the building of a cathedral in the capital can largely be attributed to the fact that Madrid was part of the Archdiocese of Toledo, which...