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Jill’s Urban Food Crawls now on GPSmyCity

It’s no secret that food crawls are one of my favorite ways to explore a new city. I started this blog to share those experiences and often thought it would be great if my readers could download these crawls to really get some use out of them. Starting today, you can! I’m working with GPSmyCity…

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Layover in Madrid

Call us crazy, but we actually enjoy having an overnight layover in Madrid. Not only do we avoid the stress of having to make a connection with our sleepy heads, but we get the chance to spend a day exploring the city before moving on to our next destination. We also get really excited about…

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A Glimpse of the Alhambra, Granada

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Granada is the Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace built mostly in the mid-13th century. It is one of the most famous Moorish citadels in Spain and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1984. We reserved our tickets for the Alhambra one month before our trip, and…

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The Best Paella in Valencia?

When in Valencia, you must eat paella. If you are able to eat that paella at a restaurant on the beach, it would be even better. The national dish of Spain, paella originated in the Valencia region and it is everywhere here. We went in search of the best paella in Valencia.

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Eating and Walking: A Day in Valencia

Valencia is a city made for walking, which is a good counter to our other favorite pastime – eating. The combination of the two makes for a lovely day in Spain. We worked up an appetite with a long walk through the Jardines del Turia, stopping midway for lunch at a restaurant in the La…

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A Day in Denia

Follow my blog with Bloglovin On our way to Valencia, we took a detour to spend a day at the beach in Denia. This picturesque town on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante is built around an 11th-century castle overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Our previous experiences with touristy towns on the Costa del Sol…