Posted by Craig on October 8, 2012
The Indoor Karting All Stars GP event is soon to be held in Barcelona. The event was originally billed for 2011 but was postponed until December of this year. The karting race is one of the most exclusive and unique within this popular motor sport held anywhere in the world. It is held on an indoor track that is 420m long with no less than 10 turns.
Indoor Karting All Stars GP 2012 Barcelona
The very best 12 racers from around the world will compete in the race all driving the same very special kart – the Interprid brand catergory KZ1. This type of kart features a 125cc engine with a 6-speed gearbox. It is made by one of the best and most prestigious brand of kart manufactures in the world.
The karting event is being held at the Palau Sant Jordi on the Montjuic mountain of Barcelona. It will certainly make for a great day out that the whole family will enjoy. If you have kids who are interested in karting then make sure you don’t miss out on this unique and exciting opportunity. It is taking place on Sunday 16th December.
Posted by Craig on August 22, 2012
Just a few minutes outside the city of Barcelona you will find yourself in stunning countryside just perfect for horse riding. Imagine riding through beautiful pine forests, on top of beautiful rolling hills, with large mountains in the distance and winding streams at your feet. This is the Catalonian landscape and it is simply breathtaking. A day horse riding is a fantastic way to see some of the countryside.
The Catalonian landscape is perfect for a day's horse riding
The natural park of Montserrat is close to the city of Barcelona and there are many tours and excursions available on horseback to enjoy it. You can enjoy a short day trip out with lunch or even take your time with an overnight stay. From beginners to advanced riders all will enjoy horse riding in this beautiful part of the world.
Barcelona is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the whole of Europe and it is not difficult to understand why. With all the benefits of a city destination coupled with glorious beaches there is a lot to see and do. Add to this the surrounding countryside and there really is something for everyone in Barcelona.
Posted by Craig on July 18, 2012
There is a lot to see and do in Madrid but if you are only staying for a short period of time you may want to check out these popular attractions:
El Rastro Flea Market Ribera de Curtidores
El Rastro is a bustling outdoor market, one of the largest in Madrid. It is a very popular tourist attraction because it is possible to get a real taste of Spanish living and buy some local crafts. Everything is available for sale at the market, from clothes to jewellery, food to kitchen utensils. If you want to browse and shop like a local then don’t miss out on El Rastro. It is open on Sundays and holidays from 09.00 to 15.00. Go early when it is quieter!
Prado Museum: Paseo del Prado
The Prado is one of the most famous art museums in the whole world and is home to a number of incredible masterpieces. Works of art dating as far back as the 12th century are displayed at the museum. It is one of the most visited attractions in the whole of Madrid. If you are on a budget then go on a Sunday when entrance is free.
Retiro Park – Plaza de Independencia
Madrid's Retiro Park-A great spot the kids will love
This park offers some quiet solitude in the middle of the bustling city. Its leafy paths and beautiful grounds are perfect for a stroll or even a run if you are feeling energetic. On Sundays there are often Punch and Judy shows as well as tarot readers and a few other stalls too. There are plenty of cafes and small bars in the park too where you can stop for a cold drink or snack.
If you only have a little time to enjoy Madrid then make sure you don’t miss out on these popular attractions.