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That Time I Had a 10 Course Dinner

Posted on 24. Feb, 2012 by .


One of the many reasons to visit Spain, outside the dramatic scenery and friendly locals, is the concept of tapas. Tapas are all about sharing - plates of finger-food are usually served in the middle of the table, and enjoyed with drinks and friends. The concept has spread all around Spain and beyond, but every [...]

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Beautiful, Colorful, Romantic Girona

Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by .


Very little people actually know much about Catalonia, except for Barcelona. Independence? Costa Brava? Wineries? What? I was one of these people. And after spending 5 days in the region, I am somewhat ashamed of the very little knowledge I had before, and kind of sad that I didn’t visit before… because in case you didn’t [...]

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Highlights of Andalusia, Spain’s Most Spectacular Region

Posted on 14. Dec, 2011 by .


Back in 2009, I spent a fair amount of time touring through the highlights of Andalusia, one of the most stunning European regions I have had the chance to visit. The landscapes, the beaches, the tapas, the people… it was nothing short of amazing! What were my favorite places, you wonder? Read on. Torremolinos beach. Very [...]

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Exploring the Moorish Architecture at the Alhambra

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by .


My last trip to Spain was absolutely not planned in advance. It was a total spur of the moment kind of vacation, due to a simple Facebook status change from two of my long lost friends. They had just moved to Granada! And since the February thick clouds over London had me longing for some [...]

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An Unexpected Wonder in Cuenca

Posted on 13. Jul, 2010 by .


While most people think Cuenca is in Ecuador (well, they’re right, but that’s not the one I want to talk about here), there’s actually another, lesser known homonym. The Cuenca that had me at loss of words is located two hours east of Madrid. A bit in the middle of nowhere, really. But it just [...]

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24 Hours in Cordoba

Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by .


Cordoba is a very special place in the world; not many cities can claim to have been the capital of a Roman province and the capital of an Arab state and a Caliphate. If you plan on visiting in May, do note that accommodation will be hard to find and very expensive. Consider taking a [...]

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