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The second-largest of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as a striking blend of wide-reaching sandy beaches, enormous sand dunes and jagged volcanic landscapes. The Spanish poet Miguel de Unamuno described the island as ‘an oasis in the desert of civilisation’, and with its charming little towns and luxurious seaside-resorts, this is really the perfect destination if you’re seeking to relax and recharge, while enjoying the sun and the clear waters. On Fuerteventura you can pursue any leisure interest that takes your fancy. Try wind-surfing, jet-skiing, snorkelling or go on catamaran- and boat tours to see flying fish, whales, turtles and dolphins, among a wide array of marine life. Back on land, you can stroll along the white beaches and the promenade of Corralejo in the north of the island, before exploring the shops and restaurants that populate the seafront and winding streets. Heading south along the east coast, you’ll pass through the stunning Corralejo Nature Park, before arriving at Fuerteventura’s capital, Puerto del Rosario. Here you can visit the House of Culture and shop amok in the Las Rotondas shopping centre. On the south- and west coast you can explore the stunning raw natural landscapes of the Jandia and Betancuria Park, where you can gaze across the unique landscapes from the heights of the volcanic ridges. After a long day of exploring, a local restaurant will be beckoning you to try some of the local dishes. On Fuerteventura, like the rest of the Canary Islands, seafood and the spicy mojo-sauce are on the top of the list of things to try. The island is also famous for its grilled and stewed goat dishes that are served with the local delicacy, wrinkled potatoes. Every bite can be beautifully complemented with a cold glass of crisp Spanish wine.
Permeating every particle of Greek culture is its rich heritage of history and mythology. Regardless of where you choose to holiday in Greece, you’re never far from a place that in one way or another is linked to one of the great gods like Zeus, Aphrodite or Poseidon, or the historical setting of fabled demigods and heroes like Hercules, Perseus and Odysseus.
The Moroccan metropolis is a plethora of colours, tastes, scents and of course sounds. Visiting the city will leave you with an infinity of impressions and regardless of where you move in the centre of Marrakech, you’re never short of new experiences. During your stay in this amazing city, sometimes you’ll need a space where you can just relax and enjoy the silence for a bit. Luckily there are numerous options for you to choose between, and below we have selected four things for you to do when you want a break from the hustle and bustle of the souks.
Every year on the 17th of March the planet glows in a special green hue, in honour of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. Throughout the world, millions of people gather to celebrate everything Irish and the most famous festivities take place in New York City, Boston and of course Dublin. With lots of activities and performances taking place during the weekend around St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve chosen some of the main things that you can do, if you find yourself in Dublin during these joyful days. Check out more events here: http://www.stpatricksfestival.ie/