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Where to Stay to Enjoy the Best of Central and Western Oregon

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Boutique Hotel Stays in the U.S

If someone had told me that I could visit a single U.S state and see everything from rugged coastal landscapes and thick evergreen forests, to barren, fossil-strewn deserts, volcanoes and glaciers, I probably wouldn’t have believed them. But Oregon, located in the Pacific Northwest of America, has it all. Portland Oregon’s largest metropolis, Portland is one of […]

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Andalusian Adventures: Discovering Córdoba

Whilst I absolutely love skiing and snowboarding up in the Sierra Nevada mountains, as a traveller it always seems almost criminal to visit this beautiful part of Spain and not explore beyond the snow-covered slopes of Europe’s third highest mountain range. In light of this, I do my best to tag a few days on […]

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In Photos: Exploring the Labyrinthine Streets of Granada’s Albayzín

I first visited Granada in early 2007.  Stu’s father was currently living in the small (there are just 256 inhabitants) Spanish village of Murchas, located in the Lecrín valley, just 32 kilometres from the city. We spent the week skiing up in the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains, visiting the Alhambra, eating some delicious home-cooked Spanish food, […]

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