Monthly Archives: December 2011

Topline Tourism – Castles, Christmas Markets and Concentration Camps (Part One)

We took a family vacation the week before Christmas. A driving vacation – one like we used to take when we were kids. Journeys where we would load up the family vehicle (Galaxy 500 or Pacer as the case may … Continue reading

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Carcassonne, Castelnou, and Collioure. Our first trip to the South of France.

Early in December we took advantage of a Spanish holiday – the day of the constitution – and headed to the South of France.  It’s a quick drive and the six of us (us plus my parents) piled into our … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is not a holiday in Spain unless you make it one.

There are certain holidays that you don’t expect to be universal – 4th of July, Memorial Day, Halloween, etc.  But for some reason, Thanksgiving seems like one of those holidays that everyone should celebrate. I know, I know, it is … Continue reading

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Mis Padres en España

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, and now you’ll be inundated by a flurry of posts over the next couple of days as I take advantage of this lull in the holidays.  My apologies for the prolonged absence. … Continue reading

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