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Navigating Terminal 1 at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport

You would think, living in San Diego, that the San Diego’s airport would be the one I am most familiar with. But it is not the case. Because of Vueling airlines, who flies from Barcelona to many of the places … Continue reading

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Eastern Castello – A Quiet Haven in Busy Venice

A couple of years ago, I was showing a couple of 20 year old guys, friends of a friend, around Venice. It was July, a big holiday weekend, and the city was very crowded. One of the guys, I could … Continue reading

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Ljubljana – The Jewel of Slovenia

You know what drives me nuts? When, on various message boards and in travel guidebooks, the gorgeous, compact, and laid-back capital city of Slovenia is given a day. As in, you can visit and see everything in Ljubljana in a … Continue reading

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