Krakow in Three Days

It’s possible. There is never enough time to see a place and I don’t suggest it, but if your time is limited or if you are looking for a perfect weekend getaway….it’s possible. At this time of the year, the days are shorter in Poland. I landed in Krakow past 4:00 pm and by the…

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Snapshots of Salamanca

My brief time in Salamanca, Spain was made up of coffee and lots of pastries. It must have been due to the cold and rainy October weather, and the fact that I just came from Southern Spain. But I thoroughly enjoyed the empty streets as opposed to a crowded college town. Since I only had…

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Secrets of Sharjah

As darkness falls in the Emirate of Sharjah, the busy streets are replaced by stillness and silence. Sharjah, the much more conservative and lesser known neighbor of Dubai is one of the seven states of the United Arab Emirates. The old city is rich in history and culture, and its unpretentious nature is full of…

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Coimbra: Portugal’s Gem

Coimbra is my favorite city in Portugal. It was my love for old towns that led me there, combined with my fascination of extraordinary libraries. Yes, I’m a big nerd! I knew little about this city other than the renowned Joanina Library and its historical old town but when I started to do research and look up photos, I…

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A Sip Of Old Seville

After two nights in Madrid, my friends and I headed to Sevilla. It was a two and a half hour train ride from Madrid’s Atocha Train Station to Seville’s Santa Justa. My Spain trip has always been about Southern Spain’s Andalusia region. I’ve heard about it and read about it so many times, it almost…

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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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