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Follow Us as We Explore Costa Brava – Girona, Spain
April 29, 2011
Follow Us as We Explore Costa Brava – Girona, Spain

We’re just days away from the #InCostaBrava blogtrip, where 16 bloggers will spend 7 days exploring 1 amazing destination. Beginning next Tuesday, you’ll be able to follow us as we head to the coastal region of Costa Brava located in the province of Girona in northeastern Spain. Our adventure will start in the Mediterranean coastal […]

Where is it Wednesday?
April 27, 2011
Where is it Wednesday?

Can you guess where in the world this picture was taken?

The Ancient Town of Kuldiga, Latvia
April 25, 2011
The Ancient Town of Kuldiga, Latvia

With its well preserved medieval charm, the ancient town of Kuldiga is one of the most enchanting and magical places to visit in Latvia. Located about 150 kilometers from Riga, Kuldiga lies at the crossroads of the River Venta and the land routes which join the Prussian lands with the lower reaches of River Daugava. […]

Spring in Oviedo’s San Francisco Park – Spain
April 22, 2011
Spring in Oviedo’s San Francisco Park – Spain

Located in the heart of Oviedo, Spain is the beautiful San Francisco Park. On a recent sunny day, I took the opportunity to wander along the paths that wind through the public garden. Filled with the sounds of fountains and the scent of fresh greenery, it quickly became clear to me that spring had sprung […]

Sidrerias – Cider House Encounters in Asturias, Spain
April 22, 2011
Sidrerias – Cider House Encounters in Asturias, Spain

One of the many surprises I encountered during my time in Asturias, Spain were the sidrerias, or the cider houses. Fresh off, er, straight off a trans-Atalntic, overnight flight, just after a quick stop at the hotel, my guide Hugo took me to my first ever sidreria, Tierra Astur in Oviedo. Upon our arrival, we […]

Win a Trip to Any 7 Cities with HostelBookers
April 21, 2011
Win a Trip to Any 7 Cities with HostelBookers

HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, is celebrating its 7th birthday by giving customers the opportunity to win a trip for two to 7 cities of their choice plus £1,000 each to cover travel expenses. The prize is seven 3-night stays for two people in any 7 cities in which HostelBookers has availability. The winner can […]

Where is it Wednesday?
April 20, 2011
Where is it Wednesday?

Can you guess where in the world this picture was taken?

Cudillero, Spain – A Coastal Village Off the Beaten Path
April 19, 2011
Cudillero, Spain – A Coastal Village Off the Beaten Path

Cudillero is a small fishing village in the principality of Asturias in northern Spain. I arrived in Cudillero on a sunny morning and was dropped off at the Hotel Casona de la Paca. The immaculate old villa was built by emigrants who returned to Spain after becoming wealthy in the Americas, known as “indianos.”  After […]

Making the Most of Easter Travel
April 19, 2011
Making the Most of Easter Travel

If you haven’t already realized ….it is Easter again. Can you believe it? Where have the past three or four months gone? The good thing is that Easter Sunday falls on the 24 April this year which means that if you are flying off somewhere nice, the chances of you getting a bit of sunshine […]

The Picturesque Fishing Village of Cudillero – Spain
April 16, 2011

This morning we hiked down to the picturesque fishing village of Cudillero. Here’s a quick video that I took while walking through town. Your browser does not support the video tag

Travel Photos – The Cathedral in Oviedo, Spain
April 14, 2011
Travel Photos – The Cathedral in Oviedo, Spain

A few quick pictures of the Santa Iglesia Cathedral Basilica Metropolitana San Salvador De Oviedo.