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View from Park Güell, Barcelona

Barcelona Bus Route To Park Güell Taken Off Maps Due To Overtourism

Park Güell is second only to the Sagrada Familia in popularity in Barcelona, Spain. Both are the incredible work of the late Antoni Gaudí, the famed Catalan Modernist architect. However, locals in the La Salut neighborhood of the city have had enough of hordes of tourists using their bus 116 route on the way to Park Güell. They have complained for years about sharing...

Sagrada Familia Barcelona increases tourist tax

Spain News: Barcelona To Raise Tourist Tax On April 1

Over-tourism rears its head again as Barcelona announces an increase in its tourist tax on April 1. The iconic Spanish city first levied a tourist tax in 2012 to attract “quality” tourism, but now it is set to increase again. Read on to learn more about the tourist tax and how it affects travelers. Barcelona, Spain increases tourist tax once again Since it first...

Visit Amsterdam in the spring

Which Are The Best Destinations In Europe For Easter Travel?

  Travel company Expedia has some tips on the most popular destinations to visit this Easter. Meanwhile, spring is already here, so you don’t have to wait for the holidays if you need a break. As the weather warms up and the spring flowers come out, Expedia has released its annual trending trips list – the Easter Travel Outlook.  Read on to discover seven of the...

Vueling, a budget-friendly Spanish airline, offers dog treats on its inflight menu

Vueling: Pet-Friendly Spanish Airline Offers Mid-Flight Dog Treats

A pet-friendly, Spanish airline has announced a special treat for their dog passengers, by introducing a new dog treat menu, served mid-flight. Meanwhile, Vueling not only welcomes dogs, but cats, birds and turtles are welcome to fly, but without the dietary treat. Cats might feel a little miffed, but maybe the budget airline will make a plan for them in the future...

OBB Nightjet sleeper trains

Nightjet Plans New Sleeper Trains In Europe From The End of 2024

In the past couple of years, rail travel has been booming with new sleeper train routes being launched in Europe. Next in line is a series of sleeper trains from a pioneering company, ÖBB Nightjet planning to connect Barcelona in Spain with the rest of Europe. These night trains allow a traveler to go to sleep in one country and wake up in another while avoiding...

Spain offers accessible attractions for the disabled

No Barriers: Which Cities In Spain Are Accessible For Those With Disabilities?

In recent years, Spain has taken great strides in ensuring that cultural tourism is available and accessible to everyone. The European country features adapted routes and facilities, specialized services and accessible guides in its major cities. Read on to find out which major Spanish cities and attractions are now available for those with disabilities. Madrid...