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Trastevere, we decided, is one of the best neighborhoods in Rome. We took a walking tour of Trastevere and were enchanted for several reasons. Rome is made up of many distinct areas, each with its own characteristics and charms. Each with fiercely loyal locals who consider the Roman neighborhood where they have lived, for generations, …

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Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage site, filled with amazing architecture from the 12th to the 19th Century, and is only about 40 minutes away by train. Going there as a day trip was the first recommendation we received when asking locals what we should do during our stay. Needless to say, we took the trip. Twice. And …

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Graffiti is ubiquitous. You’ve seen it.  Crude public bathroom scratchings, quickly sprayed tags on underpasses, scrawled political slogans suggesting revolt and revolution, artistic but quickly applied stencils and posters, and elaborate multi-colored murals. We’ve seen it in every city we’ve visited: covering the trains in Naples, Italy; on the outer walls of Rome; throughout the …

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As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Cuenca has well-preserved colonial architecture, and the sheer scope and detail of the buildings, particularly the churches, are incredible. Here are some of our favorite things about Cuenca, Ecuador. We found there is plenty to love about this amazing place! Cuenca Ecuador’s Stunning Architecture   Cuenca Ecuador Jogging Paths …

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