Shayla Martin

Shayla Martin

Shayla Martin is a freelance writer specializing in travel, food, arts and culture.

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Fodor's

Long Weekend in Barcelona

Barcelona offers up the perfect ingredients for an extra-long weekend escape: culture, history, a vibrant dining scene, and the beach. Here are a few satisfying musts to knock off your checklist....

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5 Perfect Dublin Itineraries

Ireland's capital city boasts a burgeoning food scene, stylish boutiques, swanky hotels, and an outdoor adventure scene for travelers who like to get their blood pumping....

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A Literary Tour of Madrid

Even if you're not the most observant tourist, it's hard not to take notice of the literary history that abounds in Madrid. Here are five essential stops on any literary tour of Spain's capital....

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Where to Eat in Madrid

From tapas dive bars to triple Michelin-starred restaurants, Madrid's dining scene has it all. Here are our five recommendations for where to eat in Madrid right now....

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5 Reasons to Visit Spain's Sierra Nevada this Winter

While thoughts of southern Spain might conjure up images of sun and sea before snow-covered slopes, don't be fooled: the Sierra Nevada region of Andalusia is an in-the-know ski bunny's best-kept secret....

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A Literary Tour of the Florida Keys

Literary heavyweights like Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, and Robert Frost have all called the Floriday Keys home, and their influence is still visible on the islands today via these six places and events....

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5 Reasons to Go to Toronto Now | Fodor's

Toronto has always been one of our northern neighbor's hot-spots for art, music, food, and nightlife, but this cool Canadian city really comes alive in the summer. And we think now is the time to check it out.

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5 Reasons to Go to Maryland this Summer | Travel News from ...

Crabcakes and football—it's what Maryland does! Wedding Crashers is right, but there's even more to Maryland and this summer is the perfect time to explore it all.

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Fall 2014 Guide to Washington, D.C.

Between D.C.'s booming gastronomic scene and impressive exhibitions coming to town, the capital city's got a lot to offer this fall....

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4 Perfect Fiji Itineraries

White sand beaches, an unparalleled landscape, friendly locals—it's not hard to see why Fiji's newest slogan is...

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4 Perfect Southern Summer Itineraries

The US South has a bit of everything. It is a culinary mecca, has stunning scenery, and boasts charming, historic towns to spare. Here are four itineraries for a summertime trip down to Dixie....

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4 Great Spring Road Trips

Spring is here (well, officially anyway)! It's time to break out from winter's hibernation and hit the open road. Start with these four great drives....

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5 Reasons to Visit Spain's Sierra Nevada this Winter

While thoughts of southern Spain might conjure up images of sun and sea before snow-covered slopes, don't be fooled: the Sierra Nevada region of Andalusia is an in-the-know ski bunny's best-kept secret....