Hotel Itaca Consul Del Mar
Travel Blogs from Valencia
After a 5 hour train ride from Barcelona (which really should have been a 3 hour train ride) we finally made it to Valencia. I had no expectations whatsoever for the city, because it's not exactly a tourist destination, and honestly, I had no idea what we were going to do in the city (besides go to the beach of course - that's why we picked the …
Here in Spain, soccer or “fútbol,” more accurately, is more than a simple sport. Here, fútbol is something much more serious and respected. The Spanish culture treats fútbol as some kind of religion, not too much unlike how the American south treats actual football. However, the degree to which Spain holds the institution of fútbol is unfathomable.
I’ve witnessed the enthusiasm with which local Spaniards watched Real Madrid play against ...
... at times, I still get surprised occasionally by random acts of kindness by other people. The checkout operator waited patiently for me to try and sort out the coins that I had in a plastic coinbag to pay for my groceries. When I gave up and offered her a note, she took the coinbag off me and spent a couple of minutes counting out a big pile of copper coins that I had collected until she had enough to pay the amount. She then smiled at me and said in ...
... day passes.
- The lakeside of Zurich is stunning. Not many places on the world you can see crystal clear water, beautiful blue sky's, endless greenery and snow capped mountains in the horizon.
This morning, Nonni and I headed into Zurich by ourselves, as Pa stayed behind to do some of his own things.
Our first port of call, once we jumped off the tram, was to head to Singapore Airways and help Nonni sort out her flights home. This took ...
... saw two.... ). The beach “stroll” this time turned
into about a 5 kilometre route march, which was actually very nice
but a bit too much in the late afternoon sun. Still, we got beer
we discovered, is actually very flat with loads and loads of cycle
tracks (and their version of Boris Bikes). We camped about 6
kilometres out of the centre and, having no bikes packed into the
lower half of the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services