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How I Lost All of My Money in Barcelona, Spain

My trip to Barcelona, Spain started out with so much promise, but ended with me sitting in the hallway of my hostel crying like a baby. How could things have gone so wrong that I was reduced to hysterics? And, more importantly, how was I ever going to get home? My trip started out nicely. …

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The World’s Largest Grave-Paris Catacombs

When you think of Paris you probably think of the Eiffel Tower, perhaps the Louvre, strolling on wide boulevards along the Seine River, drinking wine at a sidewalk cafe on the Champs Elysees. You probably do not think about death and the skulls and bones that line long corridors underneath the City of Light. But you should! …

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2 Days in Oslo

Norway was never on my travel radar until I got a text in mid-November from my friend.  It was a screenshot of an airfare he found on Norwegian Air that was $188 each way for a non-stop flight.  Right then, I knew I had to go.  The airline was just starting service from the US …

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Spain

One of Gaudi’s awesome houses   For years, all I ever heard anyone say about Spain was how much they loved it.  “Oh Spain is great.  It’s so cheap and wonderful!  It’s amazing!!!”  So I decided to end my round-the-world trip in Barcelona, soaking up the culture, food, and general awesomeness.  Except that didn’t really …

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