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My home away from home — Girona and Costa Brava

I’d have to go back and actually count up the number of posts, but I think there is a fair chance that the place I have written about the most in the last few years has been the Costa Brava region of Spain. This has become a bit of a second home for me and [...]

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What to do with 7 days on Maui (#1 is the most important)

There are so many things to keep you busy on Maui; choosing what to do depends on your interests. If we only had seven days, this is how we would spend them. 1. Relax Isn’t that the reason you flew to this island in the middle of the ocean? With only seven days, you definitely [...]

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The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

The Sofitel Los Angeles, located right in the heart of Beverly Hills, is simply a wonderful hotel. Location, service, the restaurant and bar (and great wine, of course), the spa, the rooms… and the pillows. My God, I could have slept for days. Over the Christmas holidays, I was back in Southern California to visit [...]

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10 Game of Thrones locations you should visit in real life

I put off watching Game of Thrones for as long as I possibly could. My brother and his wife are such big fans that they had a Game of Thrones themed wedding, and even called their daughter Arya, so it was inevitable that I’d end up watching it someday. The reason I put it off [...]

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Dispelling the Patong Beach myth

After I discovered that I was comfortable traveling around Thailand alone, I decided to extend my trip by three weeks and visit the southern part of the country. I booked a flight with the affordable Nok Air from Bangkok to Phuket, and began my online search for an accommodation. I wasn’t sure if I should [...]

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Testing my relationship with gravity at Angel Fire Bike Park

If there’s ever a place to test your relationship with gravity, it’s here — Northern New Mexico, land of high [...]

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