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It’s been two years since I published a post about the 11 places I’d want to visit in the following year. It was November 2015 and I was making plans for 2016. I said I’d visit Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, and Sapa Valley, in Vietnam. And I did – I went with my sister in
Nestled between the mountains of Cantabria and the Bay of Biscay, Asturias is one of my favorite parts of Spain. I have been there twice already, and enjoy it every time. What I love about it is the peaceful atmosphere, and the feeling I have of being let in to a secret place. Indeed, despite
Think of Spain and places to visit there and the first region that will come to mind will hardly be Cantabria. One may think about Madrid, the famous Andalucia, Costa Brava, the up and coming Valencia, and the newly discovered (and beautiful) Basque Country. But Cantabria, really? Most people outside of Spain hardly know where
I had the chance to visit the Basque Country (Euskadi in the Basque language, or Pais Vasco in Spanish) a year and a half ago, when I walked part of the Camino del Norte to Santiago de Compostela. I was so impressed with both its natural beauty and lively cities, that I vowed to visit
I visited Spain for the first time when I was 8: my parents took me and my sister to Barcelona, one of the most well known places to visit in Spain. In fact, I think it was our very first trip overseas, and the one that eventually got me addicted to travel. It felt so
Whenever I think of an awesome getaway for a few days or even longer, Madrid city breaks are the way to go for me. Spain’s capital city is beautiful and interesting: the perfect combination for both relaxation and sightseeing! Bustling with shows, exhibitions, galleries, museums and night life, Madrid offers a huge selection of things to see and do.