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The Conquest Of Tarifa, Spain
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The Conquest Of Tarifa, Spain

By Robin Graham In the year 711, Tariq Ibn Ziyad — a Berber general — landed near the southern tip of Spain with 7,000 men, at the burning edge of the wildfire that was the Arab Empire — the House of Islam. In just a few years they were to […]

Rome By The Glass
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Rome By The Glass

By Jude Polotan Poor Giordano Bruno. Ten years before Galileo would take the same stance, this former Dominican friar had the temerity to assert that the sun and not the Earth was the center of the universe, earning him a spot front and center in Rome’s Campo di’ Fiore, where […]

The Vineyards Of Sardinia
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The Vineyards Of Sardinia

As a wine enthusiast I wait anxiously for autumn to arrive. The crisp, pleasant weather slowly transforms the landscape into a magnificent palette of auburn, jade, and gold, and ripens the vines to picking perfection. Fortunately, I can spend most weekends during the season admiring these vistas while getting merry […]

The Badass European 4WD Camping Rig Festival (Or Something Like That)
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The Badass European 4WD Camping Rig Festival (Or Something Like That)

Spurred on by this month’s photo contest of “Adventure Travel” (check it out here), I was curiously flipping through the virtual pages of  The Adventure Life magazine when I came across a photo essay on the entrants in this year’s 12th annual Abenteur and Allrad Overland Festival in Belgium, what […]

Deep Breath: The Alhambra At Night Is Worth The Hassle
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Deep Breath: The Alhambra At Night Is Worth The Hassle

By Robin Graham I bet Washington Irving didn’t have to put up with any of this. Getting a ticket to visit that great treasure of Islamic art and culture, the Alhambra — made famous by Irving himself, among others — is no easy task. It isn’t that it’s hard to […]

This Is Why You Want To Visit Gracia In Barcelona
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This Is Why You Want To Visit Gracia In Barcelona

Gràcia, smack in the middle of Barcelona, wasn’t always just a district in the city, but was once its own village, and as the NY Times points out in their recent photo essay on the ‘hood, “it’s never lost that village feeling and remains a jumble of narrow streets and […]

Video: Seville, Spain, And Its Crazy Connection To Phoenix
Video: Seville, Spain, And Its Crazy Connection To Phoenix

Video: Seville, Spain, And Its Crazy Connection To Phoenix

Phoenix is a city in Arizona, but it’s also the name of a band from Paris, and their song appears in the above video featuring shots from Seville, a city in Spain. Phoenix (the city) also has a lot of people of Spanish descent. See where I’m going with this? […]

The Emergence Of Global Cuisine In Madrid
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The Emergence Of Global Cuisine In Madrid

When most food-loving people ruminate over “meccas” of global cuisine, cities like New York, Tokyo, Singapore, and Barcelona conjure instant salivation. Being a foodie is serious business, so for most, traveling to these cities for the culinary experience is not a matter of if, but when. In a recent article […]

Appreciating A Quieter Paris In August
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Appreciating A Quieter Paris In August

If you love Paris but despise the crowds, then August may be the perfect time to travel to The City of Light. Yes, it’s true that many restaurants, businesses, and cafés shut down during this month, but with half of Parisians leaving the city for annual vacations, you may just […]

World Cup Dispatch: Part Six (Every Match Must Have An End)
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World Cup Dispatch: Part Six (Every Match Must Have An End)

Contributor Andrew Post is traveling in the U.K and Ireland for the next two weeks covering the World Cup and his trip for TheExpeditioner.com. This week he’s in North East England before heading to Dublin, then on to Scotland. Minus any hooligan-related incidents, Andrew will be checking in with dispatches […]

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