Top 5 Secret Things to Do in Madrid (Guest Post)
Madrid / Spain

Top 5 Secret Things to Do in Madrid (Guest Post)

Hello everybody! This week I’m off traveling to the Basque Country with my parents, so I’ve got a couple guest posters lined up. Today, I want to introduce you to Paul from Take Ya There,  a 25-year-old writer currently trying to blend in as a madrileño. He’s going to take you on a trip to … Continue reading

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Where in Spain Wednesday – Madrid’s Crystal Palace
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Madrid’s Crystal Palace

¡Hola a todos! In between siestas and tapas hopping today, I’ve squeezed in a bit of time for my regular Wednesday post. For somebody who doesn’t live in ‘typical Spain’, today’s been a very stereotypically Spanish day! And now, onto perhaps the most Spanish of Spain’s cities – Madrid. I snapped this on a warm … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Madrid & Spanish Pride
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Madrid & Spanish Pride

Here’s a photo from Madrid’s famous El Rastro market of some funny flamenco dress aprons you can buy. They’re a fun and colorful, but the reason I liked these was they say about Spanish culture.  These are one of those things that’s sold in just about every Spanish city and make a silly souvenir. But … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Madrid’s Palacio de Comunicaciones
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Madrid’s Palacio de Comunicaciones

Hello everybody! For this week’s photo post, I have one of my favorite pictures of Madrid of the Palacio de Comunicaciones. I’ve been to Madrid a couple of times, and it’s a really incredible city. It’s got a completely different feel than Barcelona, and it’s always fun to be in a country’s capital city. This … Continue reading

Travel Plans – Valencia, Sevilla, Ibiza, & Beyond!
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Travel Plans – Valencia, Sevilla, Ibiza, & Beyond!

Since I’ve been in Spain since the last day of May in 2011, I’ve gone on three trips: one to England to visit my family, one to Olot in the north of Spain to see the volcanoes, and one to California for Christmas. And now it looks like my travel schedule is going to get seriously busy! Here’s what … Continue reading