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'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.
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...]
I can't believe we've almost been in Madrid for a month now. It seems like we just moved in yesterday, and we're still working on decorating, organizing, and making out little apartment more of a home! So far we've been lucky to find an awesome place! With a view: Close to … [Read more...]
A Guide for Dining Out in Spain Dining out in Spain can be confusing for visitors and expatriates alike. The crazy mealtimes, lack of menu translations, and the extensive variety of pork products we never even knew existed can make any seasoned gourmand a bit frustrated. Here … [Read more...]
A Typical October in Massachusetts Brilliant reds and oranges brighten the countryside, and driving to work suddenly seems that much more bearable. At home, we begin to eat some of our favorite foods-- rich and creamy concoctions that have been in hibernation for most of the … [Read more...]