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Joan Margarit, Latest Laureate of Spain's Top Literary Prize

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Each year since 1976, Spain's Ministry of Culture has awarded the country's equivalent of the Booker or the Nobel Prize for Literature to one of…

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Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro's Hip Old Neighborhood

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What’s my favorite part of…

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7 of the World's Most Impressive Libraries



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In this souped-up digital age, the concept of a…
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Por Qué San Salvador Bien Merece una Visita

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Puede que el país más pequeño de América Central tenga mala reputación por la violencia de las pandillas callejeras, algo que se…

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Dynamic Denver, a Progressive, Urbane Gem of the USA's West

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The USA's 19th largest city…

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Peru's Potent Pisco & Where to Best Experience It

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Virtually every country distills its own brand (or various brands) of high-proof aguardiente…

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Savoring the Diversity of the Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic is one of those Caribbean…

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A Cute Crater Valley Hideaway Near Panama City

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Several years ago I visited my good Miami friends Ricardo and Charles at their holiday home in Panama, and apart from the great stuff in Panama City both old and…

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Exploring Iowa, in the USA's Bucolic Heartland

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12 Top Destinations for African-Diaspora Travel

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Welcome to February! Since 1970,…

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Save Some Time for El Salvador's Appealing Capital, San Salvador

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Central America's smallest country (tinier than the US state of West Virginia and just…

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Galway Is an Irish Charmer – and a 2020 European Capital of Culture

 

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Ireland's fourth largest city (pop. 80,000), located roughly midway along…

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Added by David Paul Appell on January 15, 2020 at 9:04am — 1 Comment

10 Musts of Madrid

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This blog talks about Iberia's hometown all the time, of course. Spain's capital is…

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Santería: In Cuba, that 'Voodoo' that You Do So Well



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In the Western Hemisphere, the religions brought over by African slaves have been part of the scene for centuries in Brazil, the…

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Spain's Fantastic Catalonia Region at a Glance

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Millions of visitors flock to Catalonia in Spain's northeast each year, lured especially by its marvelous beaches and spectacular capital…

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Punta Cana's Remarkable Eco-Foundation

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One of the downsides of tourism development, say critics, is its impact on the…

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Added by David Paul Appell on August 1, 2019 at 4:34am — No Comments

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus Design

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In 1919, in the immediate wake of the devastation wrought by World War I, an architect named Walter Gropius, one…

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Nicaragua's Capital Managua Is Very Much Worth a Visit

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In recent years, Central…

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Eating (and Reading) Your Way Through Puerto Rico

 

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Many are the guidebooks that have been written about this tropical Latin Caribbean island, but few by Puerto Ricans themselves, and even fewer which focus on its delicious and sometimes…

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Added by David Paul Appell on June 13, 2019 at 9:11am — No Comments

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