Swag San Sebastian

January 23, 2016

How not to fall in love with the shimmering scallop-shaped bay, replete with crescents of golden sand of La Concha and turquoise waves, in the northern Spanish city known as San Sebastian? Designated as the European Capital of Culture this year, I was lucky to be able to visit this small town with huge thundering …
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Made in Madrid

January 13, 2016

After bidding farewell to South America, I took a 12-hour flight from Buenos Aires to Madrid on Aerolineas Argentina. I like the plane because it has a 2-4-2 seating arrangement, broad legroom and touch-screen entertainment system. Madrid may lack the cachet of Paris, the monumental history of Rome, or Barcelona’s reputation for Modernista masterpieces. And …
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the art of eating Pintxos

January 4, 2016

Instead of calling it tapas, here in northern Spain, it is known as pintxos (pronounced “pinchos”). I really enjoy the wide selection of pintxos available in the bars, although if you order many at one go the bill would add up. Treat the pintxos like snacks, ordering one or two at a time to go …
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20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

July 29, 2014

 Update: after July 2015, 13/20 cities visited! My score: 11/20 cities visited! From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe? The big players — London, Paris, Amsterdam — are great. Those should be …
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The Top 50 Cities to See in Your Lifetime

July 25, 2014

So I’ve visited 25 out of these 50 cities..I need to continue traveling more!!! With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it’s sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we’ve gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the …
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Tips for Barcelona

April 28, 2014

If only I had more time, I would definitely visit other parts of Spain besides Barcelona. Technically, I only experienced catalan culture and not the real Spain because Barcelona is like some breakaway region trying to gain independence from the rest of Spain. They even have their own flag and language in this region. SPAIN …
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Gaudi’s Barcelona

December 3, 2013

Los tres días en Barcelona pasaron muy rápido. Viví en un albergue muy maravilloso y conoce la gente simpática. Ahora yo sé cocinar la paella y una comida de Israel gracias a mis nuevos amigos allá. Aunque los atractivos en Barcelona son demasiado caros paro mi (24€ para ver un estadio, 13€ para ver una …
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