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Mosto? What’s Mosto?

There are three acceptable drink options when going out for pinxtos in northern Spain, especially in Logroño. Only three. Wine, beer, and mosto. What is mosto? you are probably asking yourselves. Don’t worry, I was doing the same thing in September, and I had been living in Spain for 2 years before I figured it […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

So I am about to publicly divulge my family’s secret sweet potato casserole recipe. I am risking excommunication for doing this, but this is one of my favorite dishes, and it’s too good not to share! As far back as I can remember, I would beg my stepdad to make this dish, on Thanksgiving, Christmas, […]

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Bergamo, more than just an airport

I spent my last day in Italy discovering the quaint little town of Bergamo, east of Milan. Unlike the rest of the week, it was cloudy and chilly, so I had to bundle up for the day. Bergamo is home to one of the smaller Milan airports, so many people just pass through on their […]

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Bellagio: No, Not Las Vegas

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” Guiseppe Verdi So on my second day in Como, Italy, I decided I needed a break from the little ritzy lake town, and I hopped on a ferry in search of another ritzy lake town. I ended up in Bellagio, yes folks, the fancy Italian […]

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Lago di Como: A Northern Italian Paradise

After two days in Milan, enough was enough and I needed to get out of that stinky, polluted deathtrap of a city. So I headed up north to the famous Lago di Como for a few days. Nestled at the foot of the Alps next to Switzerland, apparently Como is a pretty big vacation destination […]

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Ciao Milano

So in early December I had a week off from work (love Spanish holidays), so I packed up my bags and headed out to Italy, what what!! I found a super cheap flight to Milan, and since I hadn’t been to that part of the country, I figured I would check it out. Now, I […]

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Pincho of the Week: Quejas

So one of my new favorite pinchos on Calle Laurel is at a bar called Quejas. Their speciality is a little sandwich pincho filled with jamón, melted cheese and grilled mushrooms. Perfect on a chilly night matched with one of their many delicious Rioja red wines, the quejas is quickly becoming one of my new […]

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Top 10 Tips for Moving to Spain

Thinking about moving to Spain? Check out this sponsored post from Armishaws, one of the UK’s leading removals firms with 10 tips to help you make it happen. Mijas, a quaint mountaintop village overlooking the Mediterranean Top 10 Tips for Moving to Spain 1. British families who move to Spain with school-age or pre-school children […]

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10 Reasons Why I Love Cáceres-Guest Post

Will Peach is one of the site editors over at Gap Daemon, the gap year travel website for backpackers and young travellers. You can also catch him writing on My Spanish Adventure about what to see in Spain while learning the language and living on the cheap. Having packed my bags and moved out to […]

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Reyes Magos in Spain

The last two weeks have been blissfully relaxing, but unfortunately, they are coming to an end. After a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s, I traveled up to Pamplona to visit a friend. When I got back, it was just in time to celebrate my first Reyes Magos in Spain. The Reyes Magos, also known as the […]

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Nochevieja en Zaragoza

Student’s New Year’s Eve in Salamanca, where I studied abroad in 2007-08 What to do on New Year’s Eve? Always a big question this time of year. Last year I rang in the New Year in NYC, freezing my butt off and slipping around on the ice in beautiful, but impractical high heels. 2 years […]

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