Your Guide for Dining out in Spain Presents: Customer Service in Spanish Restaurants The Scenario… My family and I have been sitting at our table for ten minutes now, trying to catch our waiter’s eye and order something to drink. Meanwhile, he darts around the dining room, … [Read more...]
I've called Madrid home since 2011 and love exploring its countless corners. Here you'll find my Madrid tips for restaurants, day trips, museums, parks, gardens, markets and more! I hope you'll love Madrid as much as I do.
El Rastro is Madrid's signature flea market. It is a multicolored maze of people and puestos (stands) that is almost impossible to navigate without having to push your way through just a little. Tourists beware-- the narrow streets make it easy for pickpockets so you should keep … [Read more...]
Looking for authentic Greek food in Madrid? Read on for Spanish Sabores first Restaurant Review! I love Greek food. Ever since I first visited Greece almost 10 years ago I've had difficulty finding a place that could replicate the creamy hummus, garlicky tzatziki, tangy feta, … [Read more...]
Why Spain? A lot of people ask me what I like about living in Spain and if I prefer it to the US. It's often difficult to answer. There is no specific reason I live here-- not my job, not the city, not even my husband (he'd be perfectly happy to try living in the states). It just … [Read more...]
I Think I’ve Been Spoiled… When I first came to Spain back in 2007 I was studying abroad in Granada-- you know, that beautiful student paradise where every drink comes with a free tapa. The quality of the free tapa varies a lot, but did I mention that it’s free!? By the time I … [Read more...]