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Hotel Globos Review in Sitges, Spain

Hotel Globos Review in Sitges, Spain

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One of the things I like about hotels is not to plan a stay at hotel before. No bookings, no planning. Just pass by, if you like it - go into it, and ask for a room and price. The best of this is bargain. So did happened this time, after we arrived from Peratallada, a nice medieval town to resort city of Sitges, close to Barcelona. Turns out with spontanous decissions I have not only stayed on hotel I liked, but I have visited one of the most gay resort cities in world.  Price for a room at this hotel: EUR 55 Here comes the pictures of Hotel Globos, hotel we find close to sea: Bedroom at…

Peratallada - a Charming Stone Building Town in Catalonia, Spain

Peratallada - a Charming Stone Building Town in Catalonia, Spain

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When we left a charming hotel in Begur, we straight headed to a little and charming medieval town of Peratallada, which is located some 22 km east of Girona, and some 15 km west of Begur. Here are 22 pictures I made at this lovely town: Road to Peratallada Peratallada Medieval streets of Peratallada Medieval streets of Peratallada Medieval streets of Peratallada Catalan flag on streets of  Peratallada Peratallada Bicycle on streets of Peratallada Property for sale on Peratallada Peratallada streets Peratallada Town square Restaurant at Peratallada Town square Restaurant at…

Hotel Es Cel de Begur Review in Begur, Spain

Hotel Es Cel de Begur Review in Begur, Spain

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On our third Spain trip day we stayed overnight at one of the interesting hotels I have ever stayed - Es Cel de Begur Hotel at Bergur. We booked this hotel on Booking.com it offered a huge savings, instead of paying EUR 400 we paid for room with partial sea view and bed with baldachine EUR 81. Well I doubt the actual value for this room is EUR 400, it's more some booking.com neat marketing trick. But price EUR 81 for such a hotel room in such an amazing place with partial, but still sea view - is a value deal. Well we ordered few coffees con leche (Coffee with milk in Catalan) and a supper…

Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres, Spain

Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres, Spain

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In our second day trip to Spain we visited Salvador Dali Museum located in town of Figueres.  I can tell you just one - This has finally happened - had heard so much about this great place before and now I actually visited it. There are not much words I can use to describe this fabulous museum in Figueras, instead I can offer you 16 pictured from this place (Originally there were 43 pictures, but 2 years latter since originally created this article, I reviewed both article and pictures and made some post-processing for photography in Adobe Lightroom). Now, I feel a bit sorry about myself I…

10 Best Budget Laptops Under $300 Running Windows 8

10 Best Budget Laptops Under $300 Running Windows 8

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I while ago I created a lit of best budget laptops under $250, now I'm willing to share some finding of best budget laptops under $300. If in previous list I included Chromebooks, then in this list I will avoid them. So if you are Windows user, you will enjoy those laptops running Windows 8.Please note those items are available for sale on Amazon, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I will earn an affiliate income from that.Toshiba Satellite C55-A5105 15.6-Inch Laptop( Intel Dual Core Celeron Processor N2820, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard…

Hotel Tarongeta Review in Cadaques

Hotel Tarongeta Review in Cadaques

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We stayed at hotel Tarongeta in Cadaques in our second day trip to Catalonia, Spain. You can read my photo article - covering Cadaques here. Choice of Tarongneta was made spontaneous and all agreements regarding accommodation was made on site, not using any third party booking services (thus, I must admit I found this hotel on booking.com before we arrived at Cadaques) This hotel offers few benefits - free parking on site, located in centre of Cadaques. The price? EUR 55 per night (I guess could bargain it down to EUR 40 with ease). Nothing fancy - just great location and free parking.…

Exploring Catalonia: from Roses to Cadaques

Exploring Catalonia: from Roses to Cadaques

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On our second day on Catalonian trip, we left Girona and headed to Roses (Girona municipality) and after a short 5 minute stay at Roses we headed to Cadaques (Girona municipality). I decided to stick with motto: one picture can say more than 1000 words, and here you have - 30 pictures I took during our trip Roses, Girona - Cadaques, Girona. Beach at Roses, Girona Roses, Girona Literraly after 5 minutes here at Roses beach we decided - there is no need to dig deeper in this beautiful Spanish/Catalonian seaside town, and we turned our car around to head to Cadaques. I guess it's all about…

Hotel Ultonia Review in Girona

Hotel Ultonia Review in Girona

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During our first day on our Catalonia trip for a first night, we stayed at Girona - Hotel Ultonia. For a start I must admit - I wanted to book another less expensive hotel, but that was out of city center - so hell, for a sake of a couple of bucks we decided to book something valuable in the city center. But to keep up with the costs - I found it's more affordable if you are using hotelclub.com rather booking.com. Basically, it works like this  - what on Booking costs in Euro's, the same on hotelclub costs in dollars. And if you are a currency geek - you will understand me - it's 25-30%…

Catalonia: First impressions of Girona - Cathedral of Girona, Jewish Quarter

Catalonia: First impressions of Girona - Cathedral of Girona, Jewish Quarter

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This probably will be a long photo article, with few comments on each of the photo. It was my first time visiting Spain, and stop of Girona came just right after we landed in Barcelona, rented a nice Renault Megane car from Fire Fly company. During this trip I only started to recognize what is Catalonia - not any more an abstract term for me - it's real place with real folks and attractions there.  So here are few shots from Girona, Cathedral of Girona and Jewish Quarter (probably last two are main attractions of Girona) Scooters on streets of Girona Green Overpass Funny Vehicle on streets…

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

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I have been at Sabiha Gokcen Airport several times already, I have made flights via Sabiha Gokcen to and from Trabzon/Izmir. And today I made a route Tbilisi - Istanbul - Barcelona. I have never documented how does Sabiha Gocken looks like, and I decided to change that. N.B. There are no smoking facilities in Sabiha Gokcen airport - and here is my recommendations for those travelling though this airport and waiting hours for next flight. Don't go to transit zone - instead go through out to the borders, get a stamp - go out of the airport - smoke as much as you wish, and when you are done - go…