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Tips for Women Visiting Spain

Traipsing around Spain you’re sure to bump into plenty of solo female travellers. There’s very little for a girl to be worried about but there are a few things you can do to avoid travel hiccups, unwanted attention

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A Guide to Spain's Islands

Throw together saucy Spanish culture and a laid back island attitude and you’ve got an irresistible holiday prospect. It’s no wonder then that Spain’s island clusters are among the top travel destinations for the

Barcelona - Pickpocket Capital of the World

A vibrantly artistic heart, incredible food, better drink and unforgettable nightlife make Barcelona one of Spain, and Europe’s, most enticing cities. Unfortunately the Catalonian capital also bears another, more du

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about 3 years ago

Thousands of Spanish protest in Madrid against Health Privatization #spain

over 3 years ago

Spaniards pack Madrid for rally against austerity measures #spain #ttot

over 3 years ago

‘Indignants’ try to reclaim Madrid square

almost 5 years ago

Protesters gather for Madrid rally

almost 5 years ago

Spain: thousands protest in Madrid against lowering of motorway speed limit.

about 5 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Madrid

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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