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Summer 2015: 40 for 40, meeting fellow traveloholics, and running for charity …

Summer, summer, summer. Oh how I love you. Eating ice-cream, playing tennis, hanging out with friends, walking on the hills, sitting in a beer garden in the sun. For me, this summer will feature all the above and more. I’ll hit the big four uh-oh, seek to connect with some local traveloholics, and will pound the streets of […]

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24 hours in Madrid: me at Plaza Mayor

How to spend 24 hours in Madrid

With only 24 hours in this pulsating city, this guide helps you get to the beating heart of Madrid, Spain’s capital. A Modern-Art Morning Get your modern-art fix at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, housing four floors of works by famous names such as Miró, Dalí, and Picasso. The 1937 work, “Guernica,” […]

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Barcelona Face. Barcelona sculpture sea

Barcelona: where ships, sculpture and the sea meet the city

Walking down the famed pedestrian walkway of Las Ramblas in Barcelona, the smell of salty sea air starts to pervade. Heading south-east, the old architecture of the city peters out, as the cityscape turns to the seascape of Port Vell at the Columbus Monument, smack in the middle of a wide breezy plaza. The vista […]

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