Things to do in the Pyrenees

July 23, 2015   1 Comment »

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Things to do in the Pyrenees

July 23, 2015 1 Comment »

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A region filled with mountain villages, snowy peaks, and dormant volcanoes is bound to be full of adventure. Whether it’s soft adventure, cultural adventure, or heart pounding adventure, there are plenty of things to do in the Pyrenees.  In fact, the Spanish Pyrenees has something for everyone!  Read the entire article on my website…

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Catalonia From Above

July 16, 2015 No Comments »

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  There’s something poetic about experiencing a region from above, it’s like seeing the puzzle all put together as opposed to the little pieces that you digest one at a time on the ground.  My hot air balloon ride in Catalonia Spain provided a unique perspective of the Pryenees.  See Catalonia from above here.

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Week In-stagram Review Costa Brava

May 22, 2015 4 Comments »

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The last 2 weeks the landscapes of Costa Brava filled my Instagram feed.  Take one look and you’ll see why – wispy clouds, foggy afternoons, blissful sunsets, and green valleys abound. The area got the term Costa Brava as it means ‘rough coast’.  Costa Brava is not an official government province, it’s simply the name […]

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Travel to see Spring Flowers

May 14, 2015 3 Comments »

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It’s the first thing I noticed as I drove from the Barcelona airport towards Costa Brava, a sea of red set against the green hillsides.  I was quite tired from the overnight flight, but as my blurry red-eye flight vision processed what I was seeing I realized that it was fields of red poppies reminding […]

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Travel Charms

November 19, 2013 12 Comments »

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I’ve been traveling for 7 years, thanks to a little luck, I’ve had relatively few bad luck experiences. Sure, I’ve experienced some issues – luggage delayed a number of times, flights canceled, items stolen, faulty gear, and illnesses. But none of these things were ever really serious or horrible. Not like my friend Charlie’s story […]

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The spirit of the trail: Walking the Camino Santiago de Compostela

September 15, 2013 No Comments »

Camino de Santiago

Spain’s sun-kissed shores, cosmopolitan cites, rich culture and tempting cuisine all serve to make this country a popular destination among vacationers. However, these are not the only things that attract the independent traveler. If you’re after an adventure of the more spiritual kind, or who simply want an experience with a difference, embark on the […]

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Barcelona on a Budget: 5 Tips for Sightseeing without Breaking the Bank

May 11, 2013 No Comments »

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This post was written by Apartment Barcelona an online rental agency with over 700 apartments in and around Barcelona for short and long-term stays.  Everyone knows Barcelona is one of the best cities to visit in Europe. With its historic, winding streets, amazing architecture, endless sandy beaches and picturesque mountains, this Mediterranean city certainly has […]

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Under the Catalan Sun

July 24, 2012 14 Comments »

Medes Island Costa Brava

Ever since the movie/book Under the Tuscan Sun, Americans have been in love with Tuscany. The food, wine, rolling hills, castles, and villas – what’s not to like? However the one problem I have with Tuscany is that everyone loves Tuscany and this equates into too many tourists for my liking as well as rising […]

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