When I learned that Pisa, Italy was just a short commute away Florence, I knew I had to squeeze it into my 3-day itinerary, no matter how tight. After all, it’s not everyday that you see a piece of architecture that defies gravity. I wanted to get my token tourist picture holding that sucker up. If you’ve visited my site before, you know I’m attempting 12 trips in 12 months as part of my year…

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La Cueva del Indio is one of over 2,000 caves on the island of Puerto Rico, and arguably the most famous. You may recognize the idyllic setting from movies like The Goonies and Pirates of the Carribbean. Perched on a strip of beach in Arecibo, you can pair this site with a visit to the Arecibo Observatory for the perfect day trip, exploring Puerto Rico’s varied photography, from beaches to jungles. Taino Indians The caves are made of natural…

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Montserrat, Spain is a popular day trip for travelers because it’s perfectly situated between France and Spain and offers unqiue attractions like the Black Madonna and world famous Boys’ Choir. Montserrat means serrated, named for the unusual rocks that make up the mountains and are visible from far away. The site also has deep religious significance, with a sighting of the Virgin Mary in Santa Cova sparking a pilgrimage to the area. RELATED POST: DAY TRIP FROM BARCELONA…

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Once you’re finished at the Dalí Theatre/Museum, Cadaqués is less than an hour away and well worth the visit. In fact, this place is so stunning that I was originally going to write just one Discover Dalí post, but Cadaqués is gorgeous enough to warrant its own discussion. How to Get to Cadaqués To get to Cadaqués, you have to go through winding mountain roads. Take your time; there is no rush.The easiest way to…

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Dali’s got competition in Spain. There is so much great art that it’s hard to know where to start. Spain is one of the few places in the world where you can see works by Picasso, Joan Miró and Antoni Gaudí just by walking down a street. If you’re in Barcelona, you’re in for an artistic treat. While the city boasts countless museums and worthy pieces, many don’t realize that just two hours away by public transportation or rental…

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