A Meaty Experience at Sala de Despiece, Madrid

sala-de-despiece Madrid

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

madrid life

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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Father’s Day in Madrid & Wishes for Wifi

more madrid street art

As it turns out, today is Father’s Day in Spain. I heard that most establishments would be closed, but it’s quite the contrary. Families are out and about, soaking up the sunshine. It’s only 75 degrees here, but it feels like 85 to me. That makes me slightly nervous, considering the temperatures in Boise/Madrid don’t […]

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