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Images Of Barcelona
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Images Of Barcelona

Barcelona is probably better suited than most cities in the world to be described in images rather than words. Save for some technology that could transport the smells of an early-morning market or send the […]

What’s Next For Spain’s Foodie Scene?
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What’s Next For Spain’s Foodie Scene?

With Ferran Adria closing shop in December, Spain is shutting the door on what will surely be looked upon as a storied moment in culinary history, as well as looking forward to what is to […]

Barcelona Food: Worth Waiting Up Late To Eat
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Barcelona Food: Worth Waiting Up Late To Eat

Is it me or do you notice how there seems to be an onslaught of articles published about a destination you’re traveling to just before you go? I understand, this is completely unscientific, irrational, and […]

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 […]

Not Traveling To Spain? Try Listening To Some Flamenco
Not Traveling To Spain? Try Listening To Some Flamenco

Not Traveling To Spain? Try Listening To Some Flamenco

This summer, when people would ask me what I was listening to, I would likely list off a few indie bands or a few throwback albums I seemed to have missed out on in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

Maybe Ibiza Is Not That Bad After All?
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Maybe Ibiza Is Not That Bad After All?

Lately, it seems that I’m running into cliche destinations a lot. The kind of places that are inundated with packaged tours, overzealous nightlife, and sunburned tourists donning wide-brimmed hats. The thing I’m realizing is that these destinations became cool for a reason. […]