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Who ruled Denia castle?

The Arabs shaped the region's architecture, agriculture, culture and cuisine

Who ruled Denia castle?

It was the Moors who introduced a new variety of foods to Spain including citrus fruits and coffee

From 711 to 1242 the port of Denia was a bustling Arab town and today the castle is the only visible reminder of the Muslim Arab presence which dominated Spain for 500 years after the initial invasion by Arabs and Berbers from North Africa.  Beneath the... more »

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The Miami Marketta

  The Miami Marketta is an arts precinct like no other. A transitional space that’s buzzing with atmosphere, each event attracts around 2000 people that come for locally produced food, art and entertainment. Only a skip, hop and jump ...more »

The Matakana Coastal Experience

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway or short break destination near Auckland, then the Matakana Coast is ideal. With its bounty of pristine beaches, array of wineries and top-notch restaurants, this is the perfect place to relax ...more »

Mamajuana: A Taste of Dominican Culture

Imagine that you are sitting around a crowded table, enjoying a typical Dominican meal of chicken, rice, red beans with cilantro, and fried plantains. As your friends and family laugh at familiar stories and tell new jokes, one by one each ...more »

Top Breakfast Spots in Seoul

By Ryan Walters for My Destination Seoul What does breakfast mean in Seoul? Ask the local Koreans and they’ll tell you that breakfast is made of three basic elements: Rice, Kimchi and Soup - plus whatever is left over in the ...more »

Easter in Barcelona

Visitors to Barcelona at Easter are often amazed by the vast array of dark chocolate sculptures displayed in the city’s bakery and cake shop windows. These intricate edible scenes are called monas and are traditionally bought by ...more »

The Camden Crawl

When My Destination Dublin boss Emily mentioned that they wanted to document a pub crawl for their online Dublin guide, I immediately told her I was the man for the job. What could be more enjoyable than being given a war chest and a ...more »

Easter in Macedonia

Together with Christmas, Easter is the most important holiday that Christians in Macedonia and all over the world celebrate with great pleasure and joy. It is a holiday that is meant to be celebrated with your family and closest ones as it ...more »

Holy Week in Malta

The Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday will shortly be upon us. In every village in Malta you will find many processions, re-enactments, static displays and an assortment of local traditional food. The Holy Week is not a time of ...more »

Head to Kayseri

Many foreign tourists to Turkey will first explore the complicated and colourful city of Istanbul, before heading northeast to see the rock churches and cave hotels of Cappadocia. If time is limited, this is a viable plan highlighting two ...more »

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Food and Drink Articles

After the weather, food and drink are probably the hottest topic you'll discus once you're back from your holiday. As one of the most accessible ways to sample a country's culture, eating and drinking is not only a pleasure but a requirement of any well-rounded holiday (yes, we did just say that!) While most places around the globe serve international cuisine it's the local grub that usually gets people talking.

Again, our dedicated travel writers have done the hard graft for you, writing up their experiences and offering their hints and tips on how to indulge the taste buds when you next choose to explore. From nouvelle cuisine and Michelin starred dining, to budget burgers and street food delicacies we've scoured the globe for the hottest treats. Add to that our guide to beer, top ten cocktails and low down on the finest glass of red and holiday indulgence is only a click away. Cheers!

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