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Travel from Barcelona to Granada by Train

Barcelona to Granada by Train

So, we’ve been in Granada for a while now and we thought it would be useful to you if we backed up a bit and talked about our trip from Barcelona to Granada by train. Normally, something like this is pretty straight-forward and we wouldn’t dedicate a whole post to …

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Arab Hammam – What The Heck Is It?

Arab Hammam Granada Spain

It’s 100 degrees outside, but you’re in a Hammam now. So, strip down to your bathing suit, get into a steam pool, then the sauna, and then lay on the hot stones while you wait. Say what? What is this place? Shortly after arriving at the Spanish school, we heard …

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Wait…. There’s Beer at Burger King in Granada?

Burger King in Granada

A few days ago, we decided to locate the nearest Burger King in Granada. No, we weren’t homesick for a greasy fast-food burger. It’s because we sometimes visit American chains, when abroad, simply out of curiosity. You see, when in a country, we like to “benchmark” the restaurants against others in the …

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9 Surprising Things About Spain

The flag of Spain

The People Of Spain Are Rude. Spaniards don’t like to work. Service sucks in Spain. Have you heard these before? Before coming to Spain, we heard them from multiple people. We also have read them in many online travel reviews. Needless to say, we had certain expectations and even a …

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Alpujarra – A Day In White Villages Of Spain

Alpujarra Spain

If I’m going to fly more than 4,000 miles across the world and then travel another 500+ miles by train to Granada, I am always going to make the most of it. This includes checking out as much of the beautiful area of Andalucia, as I can. So, we used …

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Cell Service in Puerto Rico 

Cell Service in Puerto Rico\ Cell Phones in Panama

Cell Service in Puerto Rico, coverage and carriers: I don’t know about you, but when I travel, cell service is always one of the first things I ask about. I mean international travel is challenging enough as it is, so staying in touch with friends and family or simply being able …

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Puerto Rico Economy – A View From the Ground

Puerto Rico Economy - A View From the Ground

By now, you’ve surely heard the bad news about the Puerto Rican economy and debt crisis. Many of the problems with the Puerto Rico economy, are due (directly or indirectly) to the $70+ BILLION debt that Puerto Rico simply cannot pay back. In fact, a few days ago (May 2nd) the government …

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