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7 of the World’s Most Picturesque Desert Landscapes

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

My eyes grew so wide with childlike wonder the first time I saw a desert in real life. Deserts are the one type of landscape that always amazes me. I initially thought they were only found in places like Africa or Asia. As I’ve been traversing the globe, I’ve visited a few remarkable deserts that are all […]

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Must-see Gaudí architecture in Barcelona

Casa Batlló

It’s no secret that Barcelona is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world. While you don’t need me to tell you that there are a million things to see and do in Barcelona, I do encourage you to look up and around, especially at Antoni Gaudí’s architecture. Sprinkled all over the […]

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The 5 most beautiful places to see in Gran Canaria

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Spain is lucky enough to have two sets of gorgeous islands: the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands. While many prefer the likes of Mallorca and Ibiza in the Balearic Islands for beachside vacations and partying, I visited Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, closer to Africa than Spain itself, to see it’s stunning sand […]

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6 Best day trips from Madrid

Toledo

Without a doubt, there are many fun and exciting things to do in Madrid, Spain’s capital city and the last place I called “home”, but every now and then, it’s nice to take a break from the city life and explore more of the Spanish countryside and smaller pueblos. The area surrounding Madrid is flat, […]

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How to spend a weekend in San Sebastián

Playa de la Concha, San Sebastián

Visiting Spain’s Basque region kind of makes you forget you’re still in Spain. It has its own language and a long history of wanting to be independent from its mother country. Lucky for Spain, San Sebastián is one of the most popular and beautiful destinations on the country’s north coast, with loads of visitors flocking to its […]

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Riverside adventures in Rio Dulce

Riverside adventures in Rio Dulce

The bus ride was long and bumpy to Rio Dulce. Slightly off the normal “Gringo Trail” in Guatemala, I heard […]

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