Category: Europe

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WanderLust (or Love), a Curly-American Walks into a Spaniard Bar… (Segunda Parte)

“Another round?” Shamelessly, I wanted to visit with Enrique again and of course claim my 3rd glass of his velvety port. 
”Guapa. You are having fun?”
Call me guapa one more time, I thought mischievously. “Yes! And I’m going dancing with you tonight!” His eyes widened as he smiled. “Bryan me invita!” I explained in my broken Spanish.

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Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #2)

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So I told you about my mini-solo travel experience in Hong Kong. Next, it was Germany that tested me and I am grateful that they happened in the order they did. Rule #2: Always ask for help.

For months, I told my girlfriend, we'll call her Vera, who is from Germany, that I'd love to go when she goes back to visit. At every brunch we had together, she'd gush about the straight-forward people, the historic architecture, the fresh food and of course, the beer. "Let me know and I'll book my flight! I've got to have a beer with you in your stomping grounds." And finally it was happening, she was there and I was going.