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Cudillero, Spain – A Coastal Village Off the Beaten Path

Cudillero is a small fishing village in the principality of Asturias in northern Spain. I arrived in Cudillero on a sunny morning and was dropped off at the Hotel Casona de la Paca. The immaculate old villa was built by emigrants who returned to Spain after becoming wealthy in the Americas, known as “indianos.”  After […]

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Sidrerias – Cider House Encounters in Asturias, Spain

One of the many surprises I encountered during my time in Asturias, Spain were the sidrerias, or the cider houses. Fresh off, er, straight off a trans-Atalntic, overnight flight, just after a quick stop at the hotel, my guide Hugo took me to my first ever sidreria, Tierra Astur in Oviedo. Upon our arrival, we […]

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Follow Me as I Explore Asturias – Northern Spain

Beginning next Thursday, you’ll be able to follow me as I head to the Principality of Asturias where I’ll explore some of the towns and villages situated on the northern coast of Spain. Starting in Oviedo, I’ll tour the old quarters of the city and check out the World Heritage Sites on Naranco mountain which […]

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