The Neatest Boutique in Madrid

The eyes cannot see if the mind is blind. I saw that quote Sharpied onto a bathroom door the other day and it really struck a chord with me. I realized that the ability to build rich experiences presents itself everyday if we only open our minds to appreciate our surroundings. I’ve been back in […]

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A Meaty Experience at Sala de Despiece, Madrid

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I knew I was made for a big city. I am absolutely in love with Madrid. The people, the language, the culture, but most of all… the food.  I could eat at traditional Spanish tapas bars every day. Interestingly enough, the best ones can be identified by two things: A) The floors are covered in napkins […]

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One Month In Spain

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I’m coming up on my one month anniversary of living in Madrid. I thought that’s “post-worthy.” So, here are the updates. I am finally starting to assimilate to the lifestyle. For the last few weeks, I felt like a tourist. I walked around the city, openly gawking at the architecture and the people. No shame. […]

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Madrid Snow & A Twinge of Homesickness

Madrid Snow

Today, to my surprise, today it snowed in Madrid. Although Boise is now experiencing early spring, when I left, it was right after a recent snowfall. And I heard that it never snows in Madrid… so, to wake up to snow today was somehow a pleasant surprise.   I’ve been here almost a month, and had just now […]

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