Spain Travel Guide
Madrid Travel Tips
I          f you are planning to go toMadrid, you should expect lots ofexciting things to happen to you. Thisplace is know...
What to See  There are so many wonderfulthings to see in Madrid. One of yourfirst stops should be Plaza Mayor,which is whe...
Retiro Park. People go here duringweekends to watch performances andart exhibitions.
How to Go Around  You can explore Madrid by takingthe underground train system. Youmay also go around using the bustranspo...
When to Go  Many of those who have gone tothis part of Spain would tell you thatthe best time to go here actually de-pends...
May.  During the month of August,particularly from the 6th to 15th, theFiestas de San Lorenzo, Virgen de laPaloma, and San...
Other Travel Tips  Just like with any other trip, it iscrucial that you do your researchbefore taking a trip to this place...
losses, health problems or accidentsoccur. See to it that you get a suitablecover for the kind of the trip that youhave. F...
Barcelona Travel Guide
B              arcelona is one of themost colorful cities in the world. It isbustling with places to visit andthings to do...
Places to Visit  This city is overflowing when itcomes    to   attractions   that   spellculture, history, and heritage. O...
You      should                       make time to                       drop    by   the                       Sagrada   ...
If you want to experience the bestof Barcelona nightlife, head to thePort Olympic. Here, you will find awide array of bars...
Travel Tips  With so many interesting places tosee in Barcelona, a few days justwon’t be enough. But if you are a littleti...
Tourist Warnings  Like in other major cities in theworld, tourists visiting Barcelona arealso warned about the prevalence ...
when figuring out where to go.  Always use your common sense ineverything that you do. Moreover, itis important that you e...
For more information about visitor medical insurance            and visitors health insurance,     please check out      w...
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Just like with any other trip, it is crucial that you do your research before taking a trip to Spain. There are so many events and festivals that you would want to see during your trip. It is also a good idea to consult family or friends who have been to this place before to find out about some insider’s tips.

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Spain Travel Guide

  1. 1. Spain Travel Guide
  2. 2. Madrid Travel Tips
  3. 3. I f you are planning to go toMadrid, you should expect lots ofexciting things to happen to you. Thisplace is known not only for itsstunning beauty but also for itsdelicious food, hospitable people,spectacular events, and interestingculture. To get you covered for all thethings that you need for the tripincluding travel insurance, here aresome bits and pieces of practicalinformation to keep in mind.
  4. 4. What to See There are so many wonderfulthings to see in Madrid. One of yourfirst stops should be Plaza Mayor,which is where most of the events inMadrid are held. This is where youwill see the Spanish Bull Fightingevents, which you certainly shouldnot miss. Another attraction youshould definitely see is the RoyalPalace and the Royal BotanicalGardens. Both of these places areideal to visit in the summer. If youwant something more exciting, go to
  5. 5. Retiro Park. People go here duringweekends to watch performances andart exhibitions.
  6. 6. How to Go Around You can explore Madrid by takingthe underground train system. Youmay also go around using the bustransportation services. Buses runaround 24 hours a day so even if yougo very late at night, you do not haveto worry much about riding back toyour hotel. If you do not mindwalking around, do so and you willfind the wide boardwalks idea for thispurpose.
  7. 7. When to Go Many of those who have gone tothis part of Spain would tell you thatthe best time to go here actually de-pends on what kind of trip you wantto have. Summer starts in June andthis is when the city’s bars and res-taurants open during the early hours.You may also want to catch the spec-tacular events and festivals. One ofthe city’s biggest festivals is themonth-long celebration of the Fiestasde San Isidro, which honors Madrid’spatron saint. It starts on the 15th of
  8. 8. May. During the month of August,particularly from the 6th to 15th, theFiestas de San Lorenzo, Virgen de laPaloma, and San Cayetano are also towatch out for. These are filled withconcerts, performances, dances, andmany more.
  9. 9. Other Travel Tips Just like with any other trip, it iscrucial that you do your researchbefore taking a trip to this place.There are so many events andfestivals that you would want to seeduring your trip. It is also a good ideato consult family or friends who havebeen to this place before to find outabout some insider’s tips. Be surethat you also look for a cheap travelinsurance that will give you fullprotection during your trip in caseunfortunate events like baggage
  10. 10. losses, health problems or accidentsoccur. See to it that you get a suitablecover for the kind of the trip that youhave. For example, you would need avisitor health insurance and notinternational student insurance.Knowing the right insurance type toget would give you the maximumprotection that you need.
  11. 11. Barcelona Travel Guide
  12. 12. B arcelona is one of themost colorful cities in the world. It isbustling with places to visit andthings to do that so many touristscome to this part of Spain every year.If you are planning to have a vacationin this wonderful city or if you aregoing here to work or study, you haveto know that proper planning andpreparation is necessary to have thebest kind of trip. Below, you will findhelpful tips for your visit.
  13. 13. Places to Visit This city is overflowing when itcomes to attractions that spellculture, history, and heritage. One ofthe most popular spots is the PicassoMuseum, which as the name implies,features Picasso’s greatest artworks.It also houses works of other artiststhat you will find equally interesting.You should also take a trip down toLes Rambles and Barri Gotic, both ofwhich would teach you aboutMadrid’s great history.
  14. 14. You should make time to drop by the Sagrada Familia. It isan enormous temple that wasdesigned by Antonio Gaudi, who wasa master architect. It has been underconstruction since 1882 and manysay that it will take another 30 to 80before the structure would be fullyfinished. Even in its unfinished state,it is already a top attraction becauseof the great history that revolvedaround its construction.
  15. 15. If you want to experience the bestof Barcelona nightlife, head to thePort Olympic. Here, you will find awide array of bars and clubs that areawake until wee hours of themorning. Another place to visit would bethe El Born district. This one is whereyou will see the hippest bars andshops of the city. Make the most outof your trip by including side streetsand alleyways in your itinerary.
  16. 16. Travel Tips With so many interesting places tosee in Barcelona, a few days justwon’t be enough. But if you are a littletight on the schedule and you couldonly be here for 2 to 3 days, make themost out of your time here bycreating a travel itinerary that wouldinclude the best attractions of thecity. See to it that you do ampleresearch before you visit the places soyou know when the best time to go isand how to get there fast.
  17. 17. Tourist Warnings Like in other major cities in theworld, tourists visiting Barcelona arealso warned about the prevalence ofcrime. It is very important that yousecure your valuables and personalbelongings at all times. Avoid being avictim of pickpockets by keeping yourmoney in a concealed purse, bag, orpouch. It is also necessary for you toblend with the locals. Do not dress uplooking like a tourist. Do not flauntyour jewelry while walking outside.Do not use the map out in the open
  18. 18. when figuring out where to go. Always use your common sense ineverything that you do. Moreover, itis important that you equip yourselfwith the right kind of travelinsurance. For example, a visitormedical insurance is suitable formost tourists while healthinsurance for internationalstudents would be apt if you intendto stay here to study.
  19. 19. For more information about visitor medical insurance and visitors health insurance, please check out www.nriol.net.

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