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Córdoba – Andalusia Spain

Córdoba lies on the banks of the Guadalquivir river and gets its magnetic charm from the riverfront lined by cafés, bars, and restaurants; the sparkling white buildings trimmed in sky-blue, red, and sunshine-yellow; the weather-worn red clay roof tiles; the…

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Toledo – Spain

Toledo sits atop a gorge in the Castilla la Mancha region, at the center of Spain. Named Toletum by the Romans, Toledo's history is thought to have begun in the 5th Century when it was settled by Jewish travelers. Ruled…

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Ronda – Andalusia – Spain

Ronda rests on a mountain top in Andalusia, Spain, and wears the crown for being the most enchanting of the Pueblos Blancos – White Towns. New Town (not so new) and the Old Moorish town of Ronda are separated by…

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Road trip
Yellowstone – Wyoming

From downtown Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park, it's a 15-hour 1,007-mile drive on the 15 Freeway North, which takes approximately 18 hours when you account for rest stops. Our solution to undertaking this otherwise daunting drive was to break…

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Spain
Granada – The Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces

Following their conquest of the Southern Iberian Peninsula in the 8th century, the Moors renamed the region Al-Andalus. In its heyday, their rule and influence extended to Southern France, parts of Italy, and Portugal. The Peninsula became a great Muslim…

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Biarritz – France

Biarritz is a stylish seaside town on France's Côte Basque (Basque Coast) 22 miles from the Spanish border. It has been a favorite of high society and European royalty since 1855 when Spanish born Empress Eugénie and Napoleon III built…

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