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5 Best Day Trips from Madrid

Madrid, a dynamic city overflowing with history and gastronomy, is one of the most popular cities in all of Europe and a year-round destination with each season offering something new to explore. The Spanish capital has a lot to offer, but once you have visited the top tenMadrid attractions, you’ll want to escape the city […]

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Madrid Attractions You Can’t Miss

I was surprised by how much I liked Madrid! Usually, I’m not a big city person, but the vibe in Madrid was so full of culture and history with so many Madrid attractions to explore, that I found myself enchanted by this urban metropolis. Spain’s capital is a city of elegant boulevards and sprawling manicured […]

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Which Andalusian City is the Best? 10 Must-See Places!

Andalusia is quintessentially Spanish. From rolling hills and twisting rivers to charming cobblestone towns, Andalusia is the beating heart of Spain. Each Andalusian city is unique with so much to offer. The whole area was under Moorish rule from the 8th-15th centuries, a legacy that shows in its architecture, including such world-famous landmarks as Granada’s […]

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things to do in granada spain

Things to Do in Granada Spain That You Can’t Miss!

Exploring Granada is a magical experience. Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, it’s an intoxicating fusion of Medieval and Islamic architecture dating to 700 years ago, gypsy-style Flamenco dancing, hilly cobblestone streets that are laid out exactly as they were in medieval times, and dine in restaurants that have been carved […]

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Caves, Balconies, and Beaches in Nerja, Spain

Once a sleepy fishing village, Nerja is now a popular resort town full of whitewashed Spanish houses with flowering balconies and sea views, narrow cobblestone alleys, boutique shops, and authentic restaurants. And the beaches in Nerja are some of the most beautiful along the Costa del Sol. Surrounded by the Sierra de Almijara Mountain range, […]

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Casco Viejo Bilbao

Casco Viejo Bilbao and Beyond: Spain’s Basque Gem

The largest city of the Basque Country might be its best representative. With world-renowned cuisine, rich culture, and the oldest living language in Europe, the region is a must-visit for any passionate traveler. Bilbao is one of those cities where classical and modern architecture coexist in peace, and traditional and avant-garde complement each other perfectly, […]

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lloret de mar things to do

Lloret de Mar: Things to Do | Costa Brava Beach Towns

Lloret de Mar is a popular coastal vacation destination on the rugged Costa Brava coast of Spain.  Approximately halfway between Barcelona and the French border, it’s one of the Mediterranean’s most popular resorts – a diversified fusion of beach town chaos and nightlife with nature, history, and stunning sea views.  Its history dates back to […]

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L’Estartit: Spain’s Best Kept Secret. Shhhhhh.

Let me introduce you to L’Estartit. Never heard of it? Most Americans are unfamiliar with the treasures of Spain more obscure than Barcelona and Madrid. I recently had the opportunity to travel in-and-about this picturesque town. This is the first of my series of my adventures throughout Costa Brava; I’m looking forward to revealing its […]

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Barcelona Landmarks: 12 Best Things to Do and See in Barcelona [updated 2021]

Ranked one of the most popular cities in Europe to visit, unlike its rivals London, Paris, and Rome, Barcelona is also one of the most affordable cities on the continent, according to Forbes magazine.  Barcelona landmarks are also some of the most recognizable in the world. Walking through Barcelona is like walking around in a […]

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Montserrat Spain

What to See on the Montserrat Barcelona Tour

As our tour bus steeply ascended toward Montserrat’s summit, the odd, otherworldly peaks of the mountain began to pierce the periwinkle horizon. Bizarre-looking rounded rock pillars — formed by thousands of years of wind, rain, and frost — indicated our destination was imminent. Getting to Montserrat “Are we still in Spain or are we orbiting […]

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