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Traditional Afternoon Tea in Glasgow’s West End

During my recent trip to Glasgow, Scotland I had afternoon tea at Cup which recently opened in Glasgow’s vibrant West End. Upon entering, one quick glance around revealed the main attraction at this intimate and warm tea room on Byers road. The cozy space is laced with colorful cupcakes that sparkle with glitter. As all[…]

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Discovering Dali on the Costa Brava – Spain

On a trip that ranked very high on the “wow factor” scale, the highlights for me were related to Salvador Dali and his beloved wife Gala. Images of Dali’s colorful expressions and waxed mustache have always caught my attention. In fact, ever since I visited the Dali Museum in St Petersburg, Florida years ago, I’ve[…]

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3 Romantic Places to Visit on the Costa Brava – Spain

The relatively unknown Costa Brava in Catalonia is located on Spain’s rugged northeast coast. The beautiful sand beaches, quaint coves and jagged cliffs at the edge of the sea harmonize with the natural inland beauty to create an absolutely stunning landscape. Roughly a 2 hour drive from Barcelona, Costa Brava is the perfect getaway for[…]

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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[…]