Petit Palace Embassy
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... a car in Atlanta, it would be my main method of transportation to and from everywhere I needed to go.
Another huge difference between Spain and the United States is food. In the United States, our diet consists of three meals a day that are loaded with meat and carbs and maybe a glass of wine at dinner. However, it is very different in Europe. Here, the Spanish eat a light breakfast early before work or class and then have a coffee break around ...
Considering how many times I've been to Paris, it seems a little strange that my only previous experience of Madrid was for work, which doesn't really count. So, the plan is to rectify that, and get a really flavour of the city - by staying in a little flat RIGHT IN THE CENTRE....and you can't get more central than where we are. Once again, we're renting an apartment through the airbnb website, which has served us so well in the past. We've stayed in some interesting ...
... on Sundays to attend the Spanish bull fight. There were tons of people there! You could choose your seats in either the shade section or the sun section of the arena. The shaded seats were more expensive, so when we were there the sunny side was packed and the shaded seats were practically empty, haha. So we found our seats and it started raining! I had been in Spain for 6 weeks now and it hadn't rained once!! ...
... supermercado to grab some sausages, green beans, and bread for dinner, then headed back to the hostel to cook it. By the time we got back to the hostel, it was around midnight and we were both pretty tired. After we cooked our various sausages (some of which seemed to be blood sausages) and green beans, we headed back to our six-person room and tried to get some sleep.
Headphones and ear plugs are quite useful in hostels so far.
Thatīs all for now ...
... there have been occasions when they have made reference to someone’s size (including their own) with the word “fat” and my toes instantly curl. Most recently David and I were discussing t-shirt sizes as I needed to borrow one of his, and I asked how I would say to him in Spanish, “I think your t-shirts will be too small for me”. He replied, “You would tell me; “No puedo vestir tu camiseta porque estas menos gordo que yo” which means “I ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services