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Italy: ‘Dolce Far Niente’ 

July 2022 —  Where to begin.… from the nearly 2000 year old Colosseum to the mystique of the Vatican to almost every street corner there is something historical about Italy. It is like taking a journey back through the centuries only modernity has been built up around the origins of human society. Due to Covid-19, …

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Málaga & Nerja: La Costa del Sol

April 2022 —  Where to begin? Well first of all, there is just something magical about visiting a land filled with palm trees, squabbling seagulls, and sun rays. Andalusia, the Southern part of Spain, is a region of which I have explored parts of but not yet conquered in its entirety. Thus, I chose to …

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Ruta a la Rioja: Caminado Entre Uvas y Gotas de Lluvia 

December 2021 —    Waking up late lead me to grab a taxi for 13 euros instead of taking the Madrid Metro, a 12 minute versus 40 minute journey. I had gone to bed later than I wanted the night before but having packed and prepared everything, including food, I was all set to run …

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Bruselas, Bélgica: Ohh Sweet chocolate!

March 2020 — Although it was a short one, twas very sweet!! My sole goal in going to Brussels, Belgium was to sample lots and lots of chocolate!!! Belgian chocolate is world renowned and I wanted to gorge myself to get a first hand experience of its deliciousness!!  After spending the two days prior in the …

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Al Norte: Vigo, Ribadavia y Ourense

December 2019 — This adventure all started with my desire to see Galicia, one of the greenest, most moist, and distinctive regions of Spain! I knew that I really wanted to visit the oceanside port city of Vigo, but I wasn’t sure about other possible destinations along the way. I had a long weekend off …

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