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New Travel Articles on GPSmyCity

Just in time for holiday shopping! I’m excited to announce that three more of my articles, including A Shopping Day in Valencia are now available as downloadable travel article apps on GPSmyCity. If you plan to be in Valencia for the holidays and are looking to do some serious shopping in a limited amount of…

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Craft Beer in Valencia

You will have no problem finding beer in Spain. It is available in every restaurant, cafe, and coffee house. It is a staple beverage for Spaniards, with 50 percent of the population drinking beer compared to only 20 percent consuming wine. However, most places serve just a single beer on tap, usually a very light…

Day trip to Utiel Gastronómica

Much of the food and wine that we enjoy in Valencia comes from the small towns surrounding us. The train system makes it really easy to take day trips to the Valencian countryside. This past weekend we jumped on the train to Utiel, a little town about 50 miles west of Valencia. Utiel is part…

Seeking out 3 Stars Brewing Company

We heard a rumor—fantastic craft beer was being brewed in a secret location hidden in a Takoma DC neighborhood. Okay, I made that up, but it certainly felt like we were seeking out a concealed location when we were searching for 3 Stars Brewing Company. We drove through a quiet neighborhood of quaint postwar brick…