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Making Marabi magic heart felt

May 24, 2013
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Share The outside of this little shop on a muted side street in Barcelona pales in comparison to the bright colors held inside. Mariela Marabi, of Buenos Aires, Argentina, grew up with this toy-making magic. Her mother opened the family toy store when she was young, and has since opened seven more shops in Argentina.…

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Traditional Italian food served as tapas

May 24, 2013
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Traditional Italian food served as tapas

Share San Sebastian’s Bar Malandrino blends two culinary concepts by serving traditional Italian dishes as Spanish-style tapas. Inspired by their Italian roots, Marco Marradi and partner Paolo Ghezzi opened Malandrino…

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Cartoon comes to life in Pamplona

May 24, 2013
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Cartoon comes to life in Pamplona

Share Darth Vader, using his fingers as bull horns, chases a Storm Trooper dressed as a San Fermín runner. A snorkeling hedgehog falls in love with a nearby puffer fish.…

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Fashionable life in Portugal

May 24, 2013
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Fashionable life in Portugal

Share On Avenida da Liberdade, palm trees, dividing lanes of traffic and buildings home to luxury brands such as Gucci, Givenchy and Christian Dior, line pedestrian pavements. And tucked away…

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Madrid ceramic shop sells pieces from across Spain

May 24, 2013
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Share In Madrid, Paco, Eduardo, and their mother Emilia Anta work at Ceramica Cantaro. The shelves are filled with plates, bowls, wine stoppers, magnets, holy water benditeras, bulls, pots, tile…

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Oldest shop in Barcelona delights customers with its deep routed history, eclectic candles

May 24, 2013
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Oldest shop in Barcelona delights customers with its deep routed history, eclectic candles

Share From skulls to carrots to cathedrals, the oldest candle shop in the world has been molding original designs for more than 250 years. Candle maker Paulí Subirà and his…

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Madrid home to largest bullring in Spain

May 24, 2013
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Share Regarded as the home of bullfighting in Spain, Plaza de Toros de las Ventas is the country’s largest bullring. Situated in the Salamanca district east of Madrid’s city center,…

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