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Put your best foot forward in Paphos

cyprus marathon

Whether you’re running on empty already or hoping to hit the ground running this year, the Cyprus Marathon on Sunday 11th of March 2012 might be just the thing for you. Training up for this marathon will help you get in shape, deal with the stresses of everyday life better and give you more energy in general, while the winter sun in Paphos will do you a world…

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2012: Low Budget but High Quality Carnival

flower power

Flares, tie-dye clothes, platform shoes, kaftans, peace-signs and funky sunglasses – the theme for the 2012 carnival in Tenerife is Flower Power of the Swinging Sixties! If we could relive this brilliant era anywhere in the world, we could not have thought of a better location than the Island of Eternal Spring with its peaceful beaches and exotic flowers. The Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the…

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The unique flora of Gran Canaria

laurisilva

Although almost half of Gran Canaria is under protection from the Red Canaria de Espacios Naturales Protegidos, there are plenty of places on the other half of the island where tourists can pore over the local flora. If you’ve booked flights to Gran Canaria to admire the pine forests, extensive palm tree groves and laurel woods, we’ve got a list of our favourite botanic hotspots for you.

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Kindle Competition: We have a winner

kindle winner competition

Over 41 travellers shared their most embarrassing, endearing and hysterical experiences in response to our Kindle Competition. Bloggers Sally Smith and Azra Dedic are in very good books with the jury, as Sally described a scene in an airplane that could go straight into BBC’s comedy Outnumbered and Azra ended up taming a mad Segway in Bulgaria after booking flights to Burgas

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The unique flora of Gran Canaria

natural park gran canaria

The Canary Islands are to botany what the Galapagos islands are to zoology, because approximately 600 plant species that became extinct in the rest of the word during the ice age are still flourishing on these islands. OVer 100 species can only be found on Gran Canaria, which is why flights to Gran Canaria are very popular among biologists from all over…

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