What Not to Do In...
Other than "to be or not to be," "what should I do on vacation?" is, of course, the ultimate dilemma of the human experience. Just as important, however, is knowing what not to do on vacationespecially in these days of hard-earned travel dollars and hard-won vacation time. We identify what's overhyped, what's overrated, and what's just plain over in cities around the world, from New York to Paris and beyondand what to do instead.
WHAT NOT TO DO IN BARCELONA
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What's overhyped, what's overrated, and what's just plain over
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