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Puglia, Italy

Puglia, Italy

Puglia, ItalyPuglia, ItalyI traveled to Puglia this past November with my worldwide traveling buddies BethAnn and Laurel. I would love to see this region in the summer, but the benefit of the off-season is no crowds, and we found exploring the boot of Italy easy! At...

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Thailand

Thailand

ThailandSailing the andaman seaEveryone knows I love to travel, and one of my favorite experiences is sailing on a catamaran. I wanted to take a trip before my new granddaughter’s arrival, so I joined @gadventures in Thailand for four days. We sailed from Phuket to...

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Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, MoroccoVisiting Hamid's FamilySweets and Souproasted chicken and cold vegetablesroasted lambcouscousfresh fruitOur last stop in Morocco was Rabat, Hamid's family's hometown. Rabat is the capital city of Morocco. It has a UNESCO World Heritage-listed medina that...

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Marrakesh, Morocco

Marrakesh, Morocco

Marrakesh, MoroccoEid al-Fitr, Jemaa el-Fnaa, MarrakeshLast year, on Eid al-Fitr, we visited Marrakesh.  Eid al-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims worldwide because it marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. The exuberant celebration in Jemaa...

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Merzouga, Morocco

Merzouga, Morocco

merzouga moroccoGlamping in Merzouga Shout out to Hassan from Sahara Stars Camp in Merzouga. Not only does Hassan run and operate this magical desert camp, but he also helped us plan our incredible Moroccan journey. He extended warm hospitality when we arrived at his...

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Fes or Fez, Morocco

Fes or Fez, Morocco

Fes or Fez, morocco One day in fes is not enough Fez was not a culinary hotspot for us; we opted to stay in the hotel, indulge in the traditional Moroccan hammam, and order food, which we do not recommend unless you can't move! Chouara Tannery What we can recommend is...

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Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen, MoroccoChefchaouen, "the Blue City"I’ve been reading about Morocco for years, and visiting Chefchaouen was at the top of my list. It absolutely surpassed my expectations. The moment we checked into Riad Cherifa, we were greeted with an experience that was...

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Marbella, Spain

Marbella, Spain

Marbella, Costa del Sol, SpainRest and Relaxation in MarbellaI thoroughly enjoyed our drive through Andalucía. Spain is responsible for producing more than half of the world's olive oil, and 76% of its national output comes from Andalucía. As we traveled through the...

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Granada, Spain

Granada, Spain

Granda Tapas & Alhambrathank you, Anthony Bourdain! Inspired by Anthony Bourdain, we explored Granada and immersed ourselves in its famed tapas culture. In Granada, receiving a complimentary tapa with each drink at most bars is a tradition. Initially, we joined a...

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Semana Santa Seville

Semana Santa Seville

Semana Santa Sevillesemana santa in sevilleWe had the incredible opportunity to experience Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Seville. During this time, we observed and participated in Spain’s annual commemoration of Jesus Christ’s Passion. This event is marked by the...

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A Weekend in Madrid

A Weekend in Madrid

A weekend in madridbotin since 1725 suckling pigBotín, located in the heart of Madrid, Spain, is the world's oldest restaurant according to the Guinness World Records. Established in 1725, this iconic eatery has served traditional Spanish cuisine for nearly three...

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