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Pollensa's Plaza Major - the main square

Pollensa: culture, calm and creature comforts

by Glynis

Destination: Majorca

Majorca was never on my travel wish-list - until a trip to the quaint, historic town of Pollensa revealed that there's far more to this Spanish island than sun, sea and sand (though they're there too)

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Granada - where the living is free(ish) and easy

Destination: Granada

A tour of the city of Granada in Spain in search of the very best in free food

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Train to Soller

Soaking up sun and scenery in Soller

Destination: Soller

If you love the smell of orange blossom and the taste of home-made ice cream, invigorating mountain walks and gentle seaside strolls, the town of Soller in Mallorca will suit you down to the ground

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Puerta del Pardon, Cordoba

Golden rewards in Cordoba and Cadiz

Destination: Barcelona

A pilgrimage by train from Barcelona to the mosque at Cordoba reaps a golden surprise. Then on to Cadiz, where the gold-domed cathedral looks down over a very different city

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The iconic Auditorio de Tenerife

Sun, sand and shopping in Santa Cruz

Destination: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This port city of Tenerife is the place to go for winter sun, nightlife and tax-free shopping – plus a pristine stretch of tropical beach. In Santa Cruz, you get two short breaks for the price of one…

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La Palma Observatory

La Palma: hiking, diving and stargazing in the Canaries

Destination: La Palma

With volcanoes, mountains, forests and waterfalls, La Palma is a paradise for nature lovers in the Canary Islands

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Tejeda

Northern Gran Canaria: rum, bananas and tropical forests

Destination: Gran Canaria

Away from the main resorts explore Northern Gran Canaria, a mountainous landscape of gorges, craters, traditional villages and hidden coves in the Canary Islands

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Font Magica, a relic of the city's 1929 international exhibition, it comes to life at night with a spectacular light and music show

Barcelona, Spain - the good, the bad and the downright ugly

Destination: Barcelona

Richard Baker visited the Catalan city and seaport, and saw the best and the worst it has to offer - including a near mugging!

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Jandia Beach

Fuerteventura: surfing, swimming and sunbathing

Destination: Fuerteventura

There is a beach to suit everyone on Fuerteventura, Spain's Canary Island closest to Africa with sunshine all year round

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Hotel Puntagrande © El Hierro Tourism

El Hierro: the smallest and most remote Canary Island

Destination: Canary Islands

On the western edge of Spain's Canaries, there is nothing vaguely resembling a resort on El Hierro, an island with a rugged volcanic coast, superb diving conditions and romantic restaurants

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