Seville: A Taste of Old Spain

Beyond the popular attractions in Seville, I think it was pure luck that I got to see and experience half the things I did that weren’t written on any Top Ten Things To See list. What I usually do when I travel is prioritize the things I want to see the most. In Seville’s case,…

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Toledo: Day Trip from Madrid

If you are looking to explore outside of Madrid, Toledo is a great city  for a quick day trip. Picking Toledo wasn’t a random choice.  It was a familiar name thanks to my earliest memories of the Spanish novel, Don Quixote. Fortunately, the town was only thirty minutes away from Madrid by train and if you…

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My Italian Fivesome: Cinque Terre

I have a soft spot for seaside villages and rivieras. One of my favorite Italian destinations is the enchanting Cinque Terre. Literally means “Five Lands”, Cinque Terre is composed of five small coastal towns situated on a cliff in the Italian Rivieria: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore. It is also a UNESCO Word Heritage Site since…

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Snapshots of Old San Juan

The last time I’ve been to San Juan was in 2010 and I only had eight hours to explore the city as part of a seven-day Caribbean cruise. I will be returning to Puerto Rico next week and I am very excited to spend more time exploring the island! During my last visit, I walked around…

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City of Gods: Athens

Athens is no doubt one of my favorite cities. And yes, Greece is up there in my top favorite countries list. How do I even begin to talk about this enchanting city? Good thing I don’t really have to use a lot of words for this. The photos will speak for themselves. My Athens Top…

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