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Versailles: Sensory Overload

Versailles is an amusement park built on sensory overload, but not for the reasons you might think.

La Pedriza

A favorite vista while hiking La Pedriza For the fifth day of their trip, we escaped from the busy capital to explore La Pedriza, a mountain range slinking around…

Sweet on Toledo

Toledo’s Puerta del Sol Ah, Toledo. The thing I like most about Toledo is that, while it is bursting with art and history and marzipan castles, there is…

Twilight Toledo

Toledo, Spain’s former capital, is famous for its marzipan, swords, and winding cobblestone streets. I had wandered these tiny streets a few times, but had never been there after…

Turning 25 in San Sebastián

The boardwalk along San Sebastián’s Playa de la Concha Travel guru Rick Steves recently came out with a TV special entitled “Hidden Europe.” These are gems of cities, and…

Hanging out in Cuenca

The Plaza Mayor Kaley asked me, “Is there anything to see in Cuenca besides las casas colgadas?” The short answer: yes, there are a few more things you…