Second Cities: Destinations to Add onto a Trip to Madrid; Lori Zaino; Points Guy

Welcome to TPG‘s newest series, Second Cities. The series is designed to help travelers find smaller or less-popular-but-equally-amazing places to visit no more than a few hours by air or land from your original destination so you can maximize your itinerary. Kicking off the series, Lori will be starting with Madrid, Spain, home of 11 …

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Don’t miss out on these things while in a week in Barcelona; Pink Is The New Blog

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Western Spain road trip: Madrid to Seville; Stephen Burgen; Guardian

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The Extremadura region offers rolling countryside and Roman, Jewish and Arab history to explore. Plus, cool plazas and great food – when you stop…

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Tenerife’s idyllic island life; Conor Purcell; Arab News

Tenerife might conjure up images of greasy English breakfasts and Brits abroad, but this island has a huge amount to offer the more discerning traveller. Yes, there are plenty of…

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The road you live in might just be one of Spain’s ‘official’ prettiest postcodes; Olive Press

IF Spain’s streets could talk they would tell incredible stories about their original architects – the Roman, Moorish and Christian conquerors who once lived among them. They are so steeped in historical splendour that each year Spain’s official tourism boards lists the most beautiful streets in the country. Take Olive Press whistle-stop tour of this year’s […]

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After 137 Years, Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia Receives First Building Permit; Jessica Stewart; My Modern Met

Sagrada Familia has been in construction since 1882. It’s about time!

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Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia Gets Construction Licence 137 Years Later; Dinah Lewis Boucher; The Urban Developer

Construction of Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia has been carried out illegally for 137 years, until Friday that is.

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Sagrada Familia finally gets building permit after 137 years; Tom Ravenscroft; De Zeen

Barcelona’s city authority has granted the Antoni Gaudí-designed Sagrada Familia, which has been under construction since 1882, a building permit for the first time.

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Not Too Little Too Late. Unfinished Gaudí Basilica Gets Permit 137 Years Later; Gabriela Saldivia; WUFT

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david cardelús captures bold hues and lively character of gaudí’s casa vicens; Design Boom

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