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...]
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.
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...]
Getting in line at 6:00 am in Seville to hopefully get a number to pass in your documents = Inefficient + Annoying BUT: Calling for a cita previa (appointment) here in Madrid and being told that the earliest available is in mid July (10 months from now) = Inexplicable + … [Read more...]
The past few days have been quite hectic-- consolidating our belongings to 10 suitcases and packing with my MIL hovering constantly, traveling to Madrid by bus and somehow arriving to our new apartment with all the luggage, deep cleaning the apartment, signing contracts and … [Read more...]