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Writer sits on the right hand side of a short stone wall facing left with legs crossed. Behinds her are the roofs of a couple of Mediterranean buildings and a small tower to the right. Tall green trees stand behind the buildings.
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Girona: One Historic Day in Catalonia, Spain

Girona is approximately 40 minutes from Barcelona by train or an hour and a half drive by car, making it an ideal day-trip to those looking from a break from the bustling city. Though many Games of Thrones fans will also list Girona as worth a visit due to it being home to several filming locations, in my opinion, it’s the historical preservation, hidden gems, and the fact that virtually the entire city is walkable that make Girona most worth visiting.

Crossing the Hajar Mountains | Jebel Jais Zip Line | World's Longest Zip Line | Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates | A Great Big Hunk of World | www.agreatbighunkofworld.com
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Crossing the Hajar Mountains

“Are you ready?” My eyes shut tightly, “Yep, let’s do it”. A loud whirring of the zip line and a sharp gush of wind blowing past my face, and just like that any fears I may have had retreated as I flew over a beautiful abyss of layered limestone and ophiolite.

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How to Experience Chicago in Two Days

When it comes to U.S. cities, I’m always going to be a bit bias to my hometown, New York. C’mon, Frank Sinatra even got famous for singing all about it.
But Sinatra also had another song called “Chicago”, a city he regularly discussed his adoration for. And considering how difficult it is to go a day in Chicago without hearing him blaring over the radio, I think it’s safe to say Chicago loved him back.