January 29, 2019

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The Lyčkovo Náměsti Square, which hosts this beautiful square with a park

The...

January 26, 2019

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There's nothing quite like shrimp for breakfast

This one has been on the back b...

January 26, 2019

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Dobby takes in the view from the room window

Over the last two years, since we’...

August 20, 2017

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A typical Francesinha from Porto, which though not what I had eaten, is...

April 22, 2017

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The facade of Joseph Bar, shining bright in the darkness of nightfall

I’v...

August 24, 2016

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A first look at Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas

While bullfighting has over time...

August 20, 2016

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The Royal Palace of Madrid, often referred to as the jewel in Madrid’s crown

...

January 17, 2016

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The clouds part, allowing a ray of sunlight to brighten the pathway leading...

January 3, 2016

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The sun sets on the River Chambal, which acts as a buffer between three stat...

December 29, 2015

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Peter and Sergio Gracias stand before their restaurant, which they belie...

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