Category Archives: Europe Travel

Untapped Cities Travel: Roller Dancer Barcelona

Michelle Barrios spent her weekends from the age of around eight or nine at El Patí­n Dorado (The Golden Skate) in Panama. There she taught herself to roller dance. Now, she runs BCN Roller Dancer and hosts roller dance parties, meetups and events in Barcelona.

Diner en Blanc: Parisian Pop-up Picnickining en Masse

It’s the afternoon rush hour in New York City. Most people are heading home. Thirty-two hundred others have made Superman-style changes into all-white outfits at their office building restrooms or the gym to attend Diner en Blanc (White Dinner), an elegant Parisian pop-up picnic held at a secret city location.

Travel Dudes: Braving Spain’s Wild Coast – The Costa Brava

Featured on Travel Dudes: everything you need to know to enjoy one of Spain’s most picturesque stretches of playa: from a campsite with tent pitches perched atop beach cliffs to watching the Cantada d’havaneres festival performances from a fancy flat on a cove in Calella de Palafrugell.

Salseek: Tango Under the Tuscan Sun

Picture this: dancing the sensual steps of the tango by day; relaxing by a pool in the Tuscan countryside in the afternoon; sipping wine in one of the world’s most stunning landscapes, and having an impromptu dance in the grass under the stars.

Travel + Leisure: Trend Alert: Spain’s “Walking Gallery”

Web exclusive for top travel mag, Travel + Leisure: Trend Alert: Spain’s “Walking Gallery”

Travel Dudes: Layover London at Yotel

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Follow the link to my article about London Heathrow Airport’s Yotel. Lit up like a futuristic discoclub, you can rent cabin rooms for 4-24 hours, or more. Featured on Travel Dudes, the website “for travelers, by travelers”: Layover London at Yotel ————- ¿Has estado en el aerpuerto, con un vuelo con escala excesiva, […]
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Travel Dudes: Catalan Christmas Curiosities

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Photo by Josep Ma. Rosell Follow the link to my article about Catalunya’s Caga Tió, a pooping Christmas log (YES, you read that right), featured on Travel Dudes, the website “for travelers, by travelers”: Catalan Christmas Curiosities ————- ¿Conoces al Caga Tió, un tronco que caga regalos en la region de […]
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All Shot Up, But Not Shot Down: How to Save Money on Travel Shots

By Carey Reed Zamarriego These cute (but slightly menacing looking) Tweety birds hide four shots I got today for my trip to India. While no vaccinations are REQUIRED for travel to India, SEVERAL are recommended. See the CDC Travelers’ Health site for shots recommended to destinations you might be traveling to. Although my guidebook, and […]
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Beating the Baggage Blues

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Maddy Moo The baggage scale tilts well past the limit. I timidly smile, hoping the man at the counter will just let me through. Bingo! After receiving a short scolding and explanation on the importance of weight limits for checked baggage, my large, hard shelled lime green case and I are […]
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Book Therapy: London

  By Carey Reed Zamarriego Fiction to free you from work frustrations? A tome to treat tension with the in-laws? Well, yes. Why not? That’s what Ella Berthoud believed while studying English at Cambridge University. Although she switched from word artistry to painting after college, Berthoud never let go of a dream to become a […]
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