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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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The Hardest Place I Ever Visited

The Hardest Place I Ever Visited

Disclaimer: This post might be disturbing and triggering to some. I debated writing it, but I think it is important to talk about.  I also really believe that there is a responsible and an irresponsible way to visit and respect sights like this.  I highly urge all of...

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A Sample Itinerary for Your First Trip to Spain

A Sample Itinerary for Your First Trip to Spain

Nearly every day I see the same question pop up on the travel forums I belong to: "I am traveling in Spain for two weeks.  Where should I go?" The most common misconception seems to be that Spain is a small country and that it is possible to see *everything* in two...

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A few words on moving abroad

A few words on moving abroad

During and after the 2016 US presidential election, if I had a dollar for every time I heard, "I am moving to (fill in name of any country ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe here), I'd be filthy rich. But even before the Trump era, how many times have you visited a...

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