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Dreaming of Tuscany

Why is it that all Americans are obsessed with Tuscany? Me included. Perhaps for most of the western world, Tuscany has come to embody our dream Italian vacation, right? “Where you are is who you are. The further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice […]

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A Battle of….Wine?

June 29th, 2012, a day that will live in infamy. A day I will never forget. The day where I fought to the death in La Rioja‘s annual Batalla del vino (Wine Battle). Ok, not really, but still, it was an epic, slightly painful, but overall successful and super fun day! So what does a […]

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Laguardia: The Guard of Navarra

     A few weekends ago I made a day trip out to what has to have been one of the most beautiful little towns I have been to in Spain. Laguardia (not to be confused with the airport in Queens NYC) is an incredibly well-preserved medieval fortress town about 30 minutes outside of Logroño. Perched […]

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