Holiday Inn Madrid
Travel Blogs from Madrid
After living in Spain for a week, it's hard not to notice differences from the United States. Differences in transportation, differences in food, and subtle differences in our cultures and the way we are used to engaging in our daily lives. I’ve quickly adapted to these differences and love the feeling of being immersed in the Spanish culture.
The first difference, and maybe the most obvious, is transportation, or the way that the Spanish ...
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 ...
Well day trip to Toledo. Of course the day started with breakfast .. I could fill this whole page with a description about breakfast choices. After swearing to myself that I would not over eat at breakfast today. Have to say I need to go to the confessional to seek forgiveness for my sins. The breakfast was even better than yesterday ( and we have the same maze of choices to navigate tomorrow). Oh my gosh!!!!! ...
The bullfight, flamenco, and paella. The three things that come to mind when I think of Spanish culture, and as far as I know, what most people think when Spanish history, tradition, and culture are brought up. Well so far I've had some pretty decent paella from a few different places, but am waiting to set the bar for a good example for my upcoming trip to the coastal city of Valencia in a few weeks. As for the bullfight, this is something I always knew I would see, but in ...
... request. On viewing her page, I saw that she had become friends with 7 different Cameron Blake's between 6am and 8am. Hilarious.. and creepy.
Thursday night I have to say is up there with the best nights I've ever had. Cem (the founder and leader of El Tigre - which is just a big group of pals) was leaving to go home to Turkey and had arranged for all of the tigres to meet up for a big night out to say goodbye. The guy was a legend and we will miss him a lot. ...
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