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10 Holiday Fails From Around The World

Let’s face it – the holiday season seems slightly doomed the second there erupts a fierce battle over the last waffle maker at Walmart during black Friday after Thanksgiving. And despite our attempts at making Christmas seem squeaky clean, Santa or ‘babbo natale’ as we know in Italy doesn’t always ‘get it right’. In fact when I saw the photo above – it reminded me of all of the awkward family photos we took in Texas often involving the jovial…

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Luxury spa day at Inuu Thermal spa in Andorra

Looking at the photo above makes me feel like I am in a sort of galactic enterprise on top of a ship in Star Trek. Instead, this is the inside of an amazing spa called Inuu located in the country of Andorra. The country of Andorra itself is pretty cool, located in the southeastern Pyrenees mountains, sandwiched between Spain & France with its official language being Catalan and known as a tax-haven (expect tons of shopping malls in the capital city).…

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