Compostela Suites Apartments
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*** Always check that the airport or train that is offered by the airline is actually close to the hostel you are staying at. If you just try and buy the cheapest flight you might just end up spending more on the taxi or bus ride and waste time along the way.
*** Maps are amazing and so are travel books. ...
Magical coach tour
We're up and out early this morning for our trip to Segovia. We had planned to grab a quick coffee and christmas doughnut at Dunkin’ Coffee but it was closed. Que aburrido. Instead we press on to the coach station at Príncipe Pío with the intention of getting a coffee at the station or nearby.
We sit at the counter of the Horno Santa Maria at the end of Paseo ...
... www.stay.com/madrid/attractions/ 12816/arab-city-walls/
And a visit to the crypt of Al Mudena
And then a goodbye lunch in this amazing ...
... of their fans are, as the Easyjet flight from Lisbon to Madrid is a sea of Maiden t-shirts.
It's not a particularly long flight and as it's still early and Coman's not due to arrive until late tonight I decide to give Madrid's Metro system a try, as it runs directly from the airport into the city and our hotel is right next to Santo Domingo station. I'd not banked on the fact that much of the network seems to lack escalators and I have ...
... Then, once we reached the general area, we had to ask another employee to show us exactly where they were. All of this has to be done in Spanish. The hardest part is not understanding what people are saying to me, but instead its how hard I have to think about every little thing that comes out of my mouth before I can respond. Picking up on social norms has also been a bit difficult. We have spent a lot of time in our room this week, napping and doing copious amounts of homework, but ...
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