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Today I was looking for long term apartment rentals in Spain and I was surprised of how cheap some of them are. Honestly, looking through some of the photos I was surprsied.I have been in Spain just once, and I have seen just a small part of it, last autumn we headed to Catalonia, we visited places like Barcelona, Girona, Figueras, Roses, Cadacues, Sitges and other. You can read a full review of my Spain + Andorra travel guide here.
I like charts and graphics, who doesn't? Well Reddit user Adilu, has created a map of how many beers you can buy in Europe for a minimum wage:According to map - most beers you will get in Belgium = 1028, and less in Georgia = 36. Rest of Europe averages in 300-400 beers.Please visit Adilu to find out more
When it comes down to bank check redemption it's always a struggle to find a bank (at least in Europe) which offers such service. You may find my discoveries of finding a reliable bank in Republic of Georgia, when at the end I found Bank Republic. In case of Latvia, you have few options, like SEB or Swedbank, but both of them require...
Doing home remodeling takes it all. I havent prepared any blog post for today.
Elnur Huseynov is Azerbaijan’s choice for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. He was internally selected by the Azerbaijani broadcaster İctimai Television, ITV. On stage in Vienna, the singer will perform his mystical contemporary ballad Hour Of The Wolf.Eurovision 2015 is a great chance to present myself as a solo artist. I believe...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant - Mørland & Debrah Scarlett To Represent Norway At Eurovision 2015. Read: Mørland...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant - Måns Zelmerlöw With The Song 'Heroes' Will Represent Sweden At Eurovision 2015. Read: ...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant - The Makemakes with a song 'I am yours' has been confirmed to represent Austria. Read: The...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant: The Netherlands and Trijntje with song "Walk Along". Source: The Netherlands: Trijntje to...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant from Russia - Polina Gagarina will sing 'A Million Voices' Read: Polina Gagarina to represent...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestants from Czech Republic: Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta Read: Listen to the Czech song!...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn for artist from Poland: Monika Kuszyńska Monika Kuszyńska is the Polish representative in Vienna. She is a popular...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant Voltaj from Romania with the song De la capăt to fly the flag for them in Vienna. Read: ...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant, this time Leonor Andrade from Portugal with the song Há um Mar que nos Separa. Read: ...
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant, this time Electro Velvet who is going to represent United Kingdom.The BBC has revealed that Electro...
Maria-Eleni Kyriakou with the song One Last Breath to fly the flag for Greece in Vienna.About Maria-Eleni KyriakouMaria-Eleni Kyriakou is of Cypriot origin, and has had a very successful career in Greece and participated in The Voice of Greece. It has always been a dream of hers to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest. She...
Guy Sebastian will represent Australia at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna! The performance will be a celebration of Australian music and culture and marks the first time in Eurovision history that Australia has been invited to compete at the contest as a wild card entry to celebrate 60 years of Eurovision Song Contest.The...
German TV public have chosen their winner for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna: Andreas Kümmert won the vote of the public but declined to represent Germany. Thus the second-placed Ann-Sophie will be singing Black Smoke in Vienna!About Ann SophieAnn Sophie (24) was born in London and grew up in Hamburg. At the age of four, she...
This year eight artists and bands in Slovenia were among the finalists, but there’s only one winner and it’s Maraaya.About MaraayaMARAAYA is a indie/pop band consisted of Marjetka (vocalist) and Raay (composer). They are working on their first studio album, which might be published before the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. Apparently...
Ireland  selected their entry for the 2015 contest and, in a very close contest, they have chosen Molly Sterling with the song Playing With Numbers to wave the flag for them this year in Vienna.About Molly SterlingMolly Sterling (16) is a self-taught musician from Nenegh in Co Tipperary. She and songwriter Greg French co-wrote...
The winner Aina mun pitää (I always have to) is a punk song written and performed by Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät. At 1:25 (one minute and twenty-five seconds) Aina mun pitää is bound to be the shortest song ever in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest.The band's name in English is Pertti Kurikka's Name Day. Pertti Kurikan is the...
The Moldovan national final O Melodie Pentru Europa is one of the most popular and favourite music shows of the year. That's why to win this selection is a big honour. Tonight, Eduard Romanyuta convinced the expert jury and the TV viewers with his performance and thus, was chosen to represent Moldova in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest....
Boggie will represent Hungary in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.About BoggieBOGGIE is a project of two young songwriters, singer Boglárka Csemer and keyboardist Áron Sebestyén. Melody is the central and essential element the music of BOGGIE. The songs are woven around the magical melodies delivered by Boglárka’s unique voice, singing...
After an exciting round of voting - tonight's final of Supernova in Latvia has been won by Aminata with her own composition, Love Injected, and therefore she will represent the country in Vienna in May.All four finalists in tonight's competition were commented upon by an expert panel, comprising vocal consultant Ieva Kerēvica, Kaspars...
During last eight weeks, 12 artists and 12 songs competed in a unique separate way for the honour to represent Lithuania on stage in Vienna. Previously, it was planed that a solo entry will the Lithuanian choice, but as fate would have it, TV viewers and the professional jury chose a duet: Monika Linkytė and Vaidas Baumila!The Lithuanian...
Tonight's final of Eesti Laul 2015 was a great show with 10 talented acts fighting to represent Estonia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. However, only one act could win and this was Elina Born & Stig Rästa with the song Goodbye To Yesterday!Last year in Copenhagen, Estonia failed to qualify to the Grand Final but this...