Christmas Lights in Madrid 2012

Calle Alcalá Madrid

Christmas traditions can be hard to keep when living far away from friends and family. Sure, you can watch your family decorate the tree and bake cookies through Skype, but it'll never be the same (and will probably only make you feel worse and really jealous of the cookies...). … [Read more...]

Holiday Foods in Spain

The appearance of tons of Roscón de Reyes cakes is a sure sign it's almost Christmas in Madrid

I'm so excited to present the first ever guest on Spanish Sabores, another Americana in Madrid. Erin writes about her travels around Europe and her exciting life in Spain's capital at La Tortuga Viajera. She loves food and travel just as much as I do, as evidenced by her gorgeous … [Read more...]

How to Prepare a Thanksgiving Dinner in Under 3 Hours

A Thanksgiving meal in under 3 hours you say...? YES! The plate above is proof of the possibilities... It was Thanksgiving morning here in Spain, but that didn’t mean much since I wasn’t planning on celebrating. I had my expat Thanksgiving all lined up for Saturday afternoon, … [Read more...]