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Granada, Spain in Three Days

Granada, Spain in Three Days

Planning to travel to Granada, Spain?   Perhaps it's part of a trip through Andalucía (here are more of my insider Andalucía tips). But I hope you're going to Granada. Granada is arguably Spain's most beautiful city.  Popular with visitors, but with good reason, it is...

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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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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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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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Reasons To Hire a Professional to Help With Travel Planning

Reasons To Hire a Professional to Help With Travel Planning

Travel planning really is a full-time job.  Currently, I am juggling preparing dream trips for my clients while sorting my own upcoming travels.  After a full day of working with clients to book flights (through the agency I am affiliated with, Azzurro Travel) design...

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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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