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Granada, Spain in Three Days

Granada, Spain in Three Days

Planning to travel to Granada, Spain? I hope so as Granada is arguably Spain's most beautiful city.  Popular with visitors, but with good reason, it is where I personally take my friends or family visiting Spain for the first time.   It is not only home to the...

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Cheeses of Spain: More than Manchego

Cheeses of Spain: More than Manchego

Imagine, traveling around Spain and sampling the local cheeses as you go.  It's totally doable.  Spain has many varieties of cheese, 26 of them are classified as protected designation of origin by Spain and the European Union. But, when you think about cheeses of...

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How I Turned my Love of Spain into my Livelihood

How I Turned my Love of Spain into my Livelihood

Not a day goes by where I do not get a question about how to best travel in Spain.  Sometimes the potential client ends up hiring me to help plan their trip here, and sometimes not.  But that is ok because it shows that people respect my professional opinion about...

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Andalucía Tips from a Pro

Andalucía Tips from a Pro

Andalucía, there is a reason it is one of the most popular regions with visitors who travel to Spain. It has everything: beautiful beaches, some of Spain's most picturesque towns and cities, the highest mountains on the mainland of Spain, architecture that dates back...

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Some Of My Favorite Lesser Traveled Spanish Cities

Some Of My Favorite Lesser Traveled Spanish Cities

So many travelers to Spain talk about seeing the "real Spain," but don't venture beyond the more popular cities and beaches. Do you actually want to see Spain beyond the more tourist-friendly places? The Spain that most visitors from abroad don't see?  Then make sure...

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Can Travel Heal a Broken Heart?

Can Travel Heal a Broken Heart?

I’ll never forget the night I decided to go back to the African continent. I was sitting in my aunt’s driveway in Napa, California looking up at the stars. It was a warm July night and my life was a mess.  I love California, but at that moment it wasn't where I wanted...

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