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Niu de Sol Hotel Rural, an Oasis of Serenity in Palau-Saverdera, Spain

Mercè Barceló never expected to own a hotel. At university she studied philology, which qualified her to teach English and German. For years she tutored private language students until, in 2006, her world changed forever. “My big changes came when I decided to divorce,” she explained. “I have a very open personality, as…

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Adventures with a GPS in Costa Brava, Spain

Everyone told me I wouldn’t need a map. Rental cars these days, they insisted, are equipped with GPS systems that would carry me right to the doorstep of my destination; I just needed to request a car with English language GPS. Argus Rental Car was more than happy to oblige. On the appointed…

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