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The World’s Scariest Trail Is About To Get Much Less Dangerous
The World’s Scariest Trail Is About To Get Much Less Dangerous

The World’s Scariest Trail Is About To Get Much Less Dangerous

The El Caminito del Rey (better known as the world’s scariest trail), is about to become a little less scary for thrill-seekers. The famed 3-foot-wide trail, precariously perched over 300 feet in the air against the walls of a narrow gorge in Málaga, Spain, was once used by construction workers […]

Top 10 Tapas Bars In Madrid
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Top 10 Tapas Bars In Madrid

What goes into making a list like the top ten tapas bars in Madrid? Like any big city, it’s difficult to make a top ten for anything, let alone tapas. The below, with a couple of exceptions, reflects my personal bias for down-to-earth, affordable tapas (kind of the whole point, […]

In Search Of The Other Spain In Asturias
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In Search Of The Other Spain In Asturias

Spain is a well-oiled tourism machine. In addition to the coastal resorts that established themselves in the ‘60s and ‘70s and any number of tomato-pelting, bull-running festivals made famous by Hemingway and the like, Spanish tourism nowadays seeks to cater to the visitor on the lookout for culture, for history, […]

Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona
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Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona

  Spending time in Barcelona is an exhilarating experience. The city is a culture lover’s dream, offering countless unique experiences under the Mediterranean sun. However, spending your time solely in Barcelona can leave you yearning to explore the other possibilities in the region. In fact, Catalonia has a wealth of […]

Why A Holiday On Horseback Is Definitely Not Just For Kids
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Why A Holiday On Horseback Is Definitely Not Just For Kids

The dry river bed curves away into the distance, walls of the steep ravine closing in on either side, towering up to meet the cloudless intensity of blue arching above. My vision blurs. I can taste the warm air as it rushes into my nose and mouth, the smell of […]

Why The Fiesta Del Agua In Lanjaron Is Not To Be Missed
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Why The Fiesta Del Agua In Lanjaron Is Not To Be Missed

What do you get when you take 20,000 people and give them each a bucket and an infinite supply of water? The Answer: A bloody epic water fight. And the annual Fiesta Del Agua y Jamon (festival of water and ham) in Lanjaron, Spain, is just that: A water-based battle of […]

Is The Best Hostel In Spain In Cordoba?
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Is The Best Hostel In Spain In Cordoba?

What makes a good hostel? Just ask Jose Fabra Garrido, proud proprietor of the newly opened Bed & Be in Cordoba, Andalucia, because he has nailed it. Absolutely. Are there more aesthetically impressive buildings in the world? Yes. Are there more dramatic locations? Certainly. But traveler Jose has managed to […]

Top 10 Bars In Seville
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Top 10 Bars In Seville

Seville is not a cheap city. On the other hand, it is the epicentre of tapa culture and cuisine. The tapas here aren’t free, as they are in Granada for example, but they are good — maybe the best that Spain has to offer. And it isn’t as if there […]

Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)
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Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)

When it comes to jobs teaching English abroad, South Korea and Taiwan are the headliners. Teaching English jobs are easy to find, and high salaries and free housing are some great incentives to head east, but it’s not enough to lure everyone. There are a lot of motives behind your […]

The Secret Guide To Barcelona
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The Secret Guide To Barcelona

There is something about Barcelona that brings out the intrepid adventurer in travelers. Maybe it’s the long narrow passages that seem to disappear around dark corners that arouses the explorer in all of us to want to push further into the unknown. I have always felt the urge to walk and […]

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