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Things to See and Do in Asturias, Spain
May 2, 2011
Things to See and Do in Asturias, Spain

Thinking about traveling to Spain this summer? Those who are looking beyond the typical Mediterranean holiday or  who are interested in heading off the beaten path should consider a trip to “green Spain” and, in particular, the principality of Asturias. A recent Iberia flight from Madrid to Asturias reminded me more of the Azores or [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

A Traditional Lunch at Tierra Astur in Asturias, Spain
April 14, 2011
A Traditional Lunch at Tierra Astur in Asturias, Spain

A traditional lunch at Tierra Astur in Asturias less than 2 hours after a transatlantic flight with no sleep… Yes!

Travel Photo – Iberia A340 at New York’s JFK Airport
April 13, 2011
Travel Photo – Iberia A340 at New York’s JFK Airport

Getting ready to board this Iberia Airbus A340 to Madrid, Spain on my way to #turismoas.

Follow Us as We Explore Asturias – Northern Spain
April 8, 2011
Follow Us as We Explore Asturias – Northern Spain

Beginning next Thursday, you’ll be able to follow us as we head to the Principality of Asturias where we’ll explore some of the towns and villages situated on the northern coast of Spain. Starting in Oviedo, we’ll tour the old quarters of the city and check out the World Heritage Sites on Naranco mountain which [...]