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The Camino de Santiago, Spain

The Way of Saint James Out In The Know Traveler crew hit the Los Angeles Travel Adventure Show in Long Beach. Here is one of our stops to visit with Samantha of Marly Tours. Learn more about this spiritual walking tour in Northern Spain with our own Audrey Ngo. And...

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Madrid Gastrofestival 2013

Spain Cuisine Celebrated at Event With less than two months to go to the gastronomic event of the year in Madrid, its programme is brimming with suggestive and appetizing new offerings. Held from January 19 to February 3 2013, Gastrofestival is organised by Madrid...

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TourCrafters Escorted Tours of Europe

Libertyville, IL, November 27, 2012 — What could be better than a relaxing trip to Europe with a small group. great hotels, authentic restaurants, friendly English-speaking guides and—most important—no hassles or worries. TourCrafters has designed a brand new...

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2012 San Fermin Fiestas & Feria del Toro

(PAMPLONA, SPAIN) – This year marks the 40th anniversary of Peña Seattle de Sanfermines, one of only 16 officially recognized foreign Peñas in Pamplona. Join us, and a few thousand others, this July for another special celebration of one of the world’s most popular...

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Hotel Ritz Madrid Turns 100

Madrid, Spain (September 7, 2010) — On October 2, 2010, Hotel Ritz Madrid will mark its Centenary as Madrid’s most iconic hotel, which has provided guests with a luxurious and elegant base from which to explore Spain’s vibrant capital city for 10 decades. Throughout...

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The Floating Museum in Bayona, Galicia

I love museums, particularly those where the exhibits are not locked away behind bullet-proof glass and cordoned off from the visitors, but can rather be approached and enjoyed up close and personal. The replica of the caravel "Pinta," anchored in the port of Bayona,...

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Over the “Moon” in La Coruna, Spain

Tired feet, dirty laundry, packing and unpacking, hopping on and off buses and trains..after two and a half weeks of all that, exploring Galicia in the North of Spain, mostly off the beaten track, I was in dire need of a rest and a few days of R&R in a nice hotel in...

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Shipwrecks and Lace in Camarinas, Galicia

As is so often the case, the tragic and the beautiful dwell side by side in Galicia. This is particularly true for Camarinas, a pretty seaside town on the Atlantic coast, in the middle of the Costa de La Muerte, aptly called the Coast of Death because of the many...

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The Missing Brick of Pontedeume, Spain

Like many countries with Celtic origins, Galicia in the north of Spain is full of legends, superstitions and stories. On my way, exploring the entire region, I arrived in Pontedeume, which is located half way between La Coruna and Ferrol following the coast line. The...

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The Boot of Cap Finisterre, Spain

I have just come back from a four week trip criss-crossing of Galicia in the north of Spain. Compared to the popular south, the northern province is vastly underrated, which is totally unjustified given the many beautiful landscapes, interesting history, legends and...

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Music Festivals Sweep Spain

MURCIA, Spain, June 26, 2009 – This summer music lovers should head for a quiet region on Spain’s Mediterranean coast. Murcia will be filled with the sound of music – jazz, blues, world and rock – from not one, but two major festivals. Kicking off tomorrow, the 12th...

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