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Moving around in Spain - transportation

In addition, traveling on a personal or rented car is also possible in Spain. Although the quality of roads here are not the best in Europe, it is quite acceptable for comfortable travel. The price of gasoline in Spain is quite expensive and there are a lot of toll roads. This should be taken into account in advance when planning your budget. There are also systems of strict fines, so it is advisable not to violate the traffic rules. The fine on an average car is about $ 40 per day. It is therefore not advisable to travel by cars in large cities, as it is very easy to get a fine of 85 Euros for incorrect parking. There is also the likelihood of traffic jams ruining your vacation plans. Bicycles which are available for hire are a good option in Madrid and other cities. There are chic bike trails in all regions. You can also rent a motorcycle or a scooter. Taxi in Spain is quite expensive. A ride on a taxi costs a minimum of 2 Euros. A kilometer costs around 1.2 Euros, excluding baggage fee. … Open

Economy roadmap of Spain

The economy of Spain is ranked fifth place among all the countries of the European Union by nominal GDP. On the world arena, the country’s economy occupies a stable 12th position. It is worth noting that the country’s purchasing power is one of the strongest in the world. The economy of the country was especially developed, thanks to the sectors of medium technological level, among which are its automobile industry, the production of audio-visual equipment, industrial machinery and equipment, and products of the chemical and cosmetic industries. However, the statistics of one of the analytical companies shows that among the hundred most recognized global brands, there is not a single Spanish. Leaders of the domestic industry are the producers of the wine “Freixenet”, Chupa Chups, the energy company Repsol, the brand Zara, and the hotel chain “Sol Mella”. … Open
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Nobu Will Open a Hotel in Hamburg

The Nobu restaurant in Hamburg will offer both public dining places and private rooms for guests seeking intimacy. For corporate meetings and events, the hotel offers a special outdoor terrace. The local community can also benefit from the new hotel – Nobu will launch a special private members club with a designated lounge area, special food and beverage sessions. Members of the club will be able to visit fitness and wellness centers, and even participate in exclusive events. Read this

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Advices for travellers

9. You can pay for purchases with your credit card only in large shopping malls. You still need a sufficient amount of cash, if you head to markets and small shops. Be sure to stock up plenty of small denomination bills, as it will make it easier to pay the seller. 8. Tourists aren’t recommended to overtaste local delicacies and drink tap water since the first days of rest. This may affect the process of … Open

Travel guide to Gijon

In the city, there is the interesting Railway Museum that occupies one of the most beautiful historical buildings. It was built in 1874 and served as a railway station. There are several old railway lines preserved near it. The museum was opened not so long ago, in 1998. Its collection contains 140 old carriages, locomotives and trains. In total, the museum presents thousands of exhibits associated with the history … Open

Traditions and mentality of Gijon

Gijon has lots of interesting cultural traditions; the best way to get acquainted with them is to visit one of the beautiful national holidays. One of the oldest and most popular celebrations is the day of St. Bartholomew; it has been celebrated every year for more than two centuries. Foreign visitors know this colorful festival as the Festival of Moors and Christians. It lasts for three days and is celebrated at the … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Gijon is often called the birthplace of ice cream; it is believed that the popular refreshing treat has been served here for the first time. Locals have learned to make a delicious dessert of milk many hundreds of years ago, when there were no freezers and refrigerators. They used natural resources, such as snow and ice, to make ice cream. For many locals the production of ice cream has become a real family craft. … Open

Cultural excursion through Gijon - things to see

Hundred years ago, there was a small fishing village on the site of a modern resort. Modern travelers know Gijon as a well-developed beach resort and a cultural center with an abundance of interesting historical sites. Among religious sites, the interesting medieval church of St. Peter built in the early 15th century is noteworthy; it is made in the Gothic style. During the Civil War, the church was almost completely … Open

Gijon sightseeing

However, this city is great not only for simple sunbathing. You will find here is a beautiful Museum of Bagpipes, Center of Art in Revillagigedo Palace, and Barjola (Museum of Modern Art). Corrida Street, which is allowed only to pedestrians, will also leave an unforgettable experience as it is dedicated to trading. Even the geographical position of Gijon has everything to become a successful tourist destination. … Open
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