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Southern France: A Whirlwind Tour of Provence

Southern France: A Whirlwind Tour of Provence

What do you do with four days and a rental car in southern France? Go on an amazing tour of Provence, of course! I’m not going to lie. Until now, I’d always figured the south of France would be one of those overrated, overpriced tourist traps. I never actually had a huge desire to go there. Part of me even though it’d be boring. Boy, was I ever wrong. Our journey through Provence actually began in Spain, in our new…

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Tossa de Mar: Spain’s Hidden Mediterranean Jewel

Tossa de Mar: Spain’s Hidden Mediterranean Jewel

So I’ll be honest…I almost didn’t write this blog. Because when you discover a place as awesome (and unknown) as Tossa de Mar, you kind of want to keep it all to yourself. But for you, dear readers, I’ll make an exception. I told you about Benasque, the gorgeous town high in the Pyrenees, and I’ll tell you about Tossa too. Because I want you to come and see this place before “everyone else” finds out about it. October 2019…

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Horse Riding in the Pyrenees: Benasque Valley

Horse Riding in the Pyrenees: Benasque Valley

I’m sitting astride a noble Andalusian horse overlooking the highest peaks in the Spanish Pyrenees. Below us is the verdant Valle de Benasque, a collection of tiny medieval villages along the Esera River. It’s not even halfway through the day, and already horse riding in the Pyrenees has exceeded my expectations. But let’s back up to the morning and my arrival at Anima Equi. It is the area’s premier equestrian tourism center, offering everything from pony rides and beginner lessons…

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