Around the World with Liz

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Road Trip – Morocco

After driving ourselves around Spain for three weeks, we decided to take the less stressful option in Morocco – so we hired a driver through Authentic Morocco. This company also booked all our accommodation...

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Too Darn Hot in Seville

I had been so looking forward to roaming the streets of Seville on foot, but the day we arrived it was 45°C in the shade! My usual modus operandi when overseas is to only...

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The Alhambra – Granada

Granada is a popular tourist destination among the cities of Spain, famous for its Alhambra – a Moorish citadel and palace – and conveniently located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, yet...

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Holy Toledo!

Ever wondered where this expression came from? Well, when we visited this beautiful city, 73km south of Madrid, we found the answer. As the seat of the Catholic Primate of Spain, Toledo held over...

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Madrid Top Ten

Madrid is such a fantastic city and there are so many things to see and do. I have made a list of my top ten, in no particular order.  I hope you find it...

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Segovia in a Day

Finding myself alone in Madrid with a free day, I decided to do some sightseeing further abroad. The walled city of Segovia is only about 90km to the north, so it was the obvious...

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Road Trip Spain

Of all the countries we have visited – and it stands at about 36 now – one of my top five favourite countries would have to be Spain. It’s a mixture of the food,...

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Barcelona to the Costa Brava

Our HAL cruise on the Rotterdam finished in Barcelona, arriving in the afternoon, but allowing us one more night aboard the ship before an early morning departure. This gave us one last opportunity to...