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Shawn Moksvold is a freelance writer with particular interests in travel, sailing, food and wine and Spanish culture. His work has appeared in online magazines The Cultureist and MADbudget.com, and Olive Magazine. He teaches English to elementary school children and writes for his blog, A Casual Notebook. He currently lives in Madrid, Spain. Follow Shawn on Twitter @casualnotebook.