Caldes de Malavella, though just kilometres from home, takes you away from it all to a spring of well-being. In just one single town, you can benefit from the therapeutic properties of age-old thermal waters, sample locally-sourced cuisine, play at Europe's number one golf resort and enjoy the outdoors with the area's 140 kilometres of hiking trails.
Hotel Camiral was created as part of the PGA Catalunya Resort, a prime location thanks to its accessibility and the natural beauty of its surroundings. A 5-star addition to Spain's number one golf and residential complex in Caldes de Malavella, designed to make the most of every moment; a place which offers guests tailored stays and a host of new experiences.
Thanks to a permit awarded by the Girona City Council, La Rosaleda – Jardí degustació, a new, instructive restaurant in La Devesa managed by the Ramon Noguera Foundation, Drissa Foundation and Ecosol (Caritas Diocese of Girona), and which aims to train and employ individuals with difficulties accessing the labour market, opened last autumn.
The Bòbila Atelier boasts a staff of artisans and industrialists, who join forces to breathe life into a new concept. This former 19th-century industrial ceramics factory is located in the Empordà plain. The alma mater of La Bòbila consists of four confluent concepts which have been pooled in efforts to give the Atelier fresh impetus: Decoration, Architecture, Event Planning and Catering.
This building, which has a surface area of 1,079 m², is located at the southernmost end of the Greco-Roman archaeological site of Empúries, directly opposite the parking lot, overlooking the Greek Neapolis. Its historic value and scenic beauty make it a highly sensitive location. The slope between the access road and esplanade has been utilised to create a one storey, partially below grade structure with a grass roof that is fully integrated with the surroundings.
Born in Anglès (Girona) in January 1982, I worked at GCA Arquitectes Associats, an architecture and interior design studio in Barcelona, where I had the opportunity to take part in large-scale projects for 5-star hotel chains, beauty parlours, bakeries, chocolate shops, restaurants and even a boating-award-winning yacht.
This year, the Girona Regional Council's Isaac Albéniz Conservatory of Music will commemorate the 75th anniversary of its founding with seven concerts between now and June at venues around the city of Girona. In addition to teachers and students, the concerts will also feature some of the centre's former students, who were eager to take part in the celebrations.
To me, La Menina, with its square shape (it's the only anthropomorphic figure I've seen that isn't elongated) and oversized thighs as a result of the crinoline, has always been an icon of femininity. She represents fertility, creation. As a taxi driver once said to me in Varanasi, after stopping, buying a wreath and placing it in front of a coloured print on the car's control panel, 'She's God'.
On clear, sunny days, a stroll around the Sant Sebastià lighthouse in Llafranc (Palafrugell) is the closest you can get to caressing the sky with your fingertips. Geographer, pedagogue and politician Miquel Santaló, following his visit to the Sant Sebastià lighthouse, wrote that, "just as on every cape there is a light that guides sailors on their way, in every village there should be a book that guides men towards honesty."
Slowly but surely, acupuncture on dogs is gaining popularity in our country, despite having been an established practice in other countries for years. This technique, based on age-old Traditional Chinese Medicine, seeks to restore the animal's balance and, as a result, its well-being. Through tools such as acupuncture, moxibustion, Chinese herbs and Tui na (Chinese massage), this therapy approaches the patient as a whole, not as a series of individual, disconnected parts.
Inmotecnia Rent, the first event for new real estate industry technologies, lands in Spain. Barcelona, 8 February 2017. Inmotecnia Rent, the trade fair for new real estate industry technologies, will be held in Spain for the first time ever on 4 and 5 May in Barcelona, thanks to a partnership between the API (Real Estate Agents' Association of Catalonia), the RENT Trade Fair and Barcelona Meeting Point.
Though small, this is a country that boasts great diversity. Over the course of its history it has been inhabited by many different cultures, which have helped shape an independent nation that stands in solidarity with its people and history. The isle abounds with hidden nooks and diversity; lively, forested landscapes; diverse, carefully looked after fauna; impressive flora; vast, powerful plantations; natural parks recognised by numerous global institutions.
The centre of Girona is home to the urban assisted living centre Can Regàs. This emblematic, early 20th-century building, which now, extended and remodelled, accommodates up to 48 residents, is just a stone's throw from Plaça Marquès de Camps and the La Devesa Park. Over 1,400 m2 dedicated to making the elderly feel at home with a caring, family-like atmosphere.
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