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Destinations, Reviews, Spain

Tapas in Madrid

One of my favorite Spanish customs is eating tapas. There are several legends about how tapas originated, but today it involves going to a bar, ordering a few tasty bites with a drink and enjoying them with your friends, then perhaps moving on to another bar, and maybe another. You can do this […]

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Destinations, Reviews, Spain


Madrid is my favorite city, and I’ve been there numerous times. It’s old, large, lively, and urban, yet it’s pretty and has a small-town feel. I love the festive atmosphere, the food, and the walkability. People are always out and about, no matter what hour. They really enjoy food, drink, and conversation, and […]