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Spain - Part 1

SPAIN | Tue, 30 May 2017 | By guild_family_of_3 | Views [668]

Spain   The Journey Week one was absolute madness!! Of my own doing of course, but still…. It started when we woke up at 4:00am so we could make the drive to Zagreb to catch our flight to Valencia. Conner was strangely wide ... Read more >

Tags: madrid, navigating, spain, travel, valencia, vera

Touristing in Toledo and Segovia, Spain

SPAIN | Wed, 21 Sep 2016 | By kurenai | Views [544]

Spain has been a fascinating city to explore – which is good because my flight to Madrid from the US was so late that I missed my separately ticketed flight to London, much to my dismay and my wallet! This led me to have more days in and around ... Read more >

Tags: culture, madrid, segovia, spain, toledo

Marvelous Madrid

SPAIN | Fri, 18 Mar 2016 | By gnome-san | Views [454]

friendly assistants at cafes, the hotel Europa, the Prado, fountains, and jamon iberico make Madrid a city to love.  And how to describe the Prado With its penchant for huge works of art? It even has an early version of the Mona Lisa done by Leonardo's ... Read more >

Tags: invisible man, jamon, madrid, mona lisa

Madrid Thursday August 27

SPAIN | Thu, 27 Aug 2015 | By colandscott | Views [309]

A few hassles with flight delays and whatnot we arrived in Madrid via Dubai and London. Waiting at the baggage carousel patiently proved to be in vain in Madrid. Our luggage was still at Heathrow. We were kindly given a lost luggage pack consisting of ... Read more >

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Swinging Madrid

SPAIN | Sun, 14 Jun 2015 | By dgsfny | Views [463]

Madrid is rich in history and subculture; a popular movement that embraces Madrileños of all ages is the celebration and performance of swing. Keep an eye out on what Madrid Confidential has to report, Mad for Swing or what Cabaret Flotante are ... Read more >

Tags: lake, madrid, music, park

Totally Bull

SPAIN | Mon, 8 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [785]

Yesterday morning, I checked out of the hostel and into a hotel.  This was planned, and had nothing to do with the bedding fiasco. I have learned to change accomodations every 3 days or so, even in the same city, to beat monotany and also provide ... Read more >

Tags: bullfight, madrid

Down Boy-the Sequel

SPAIN | Sun, 7 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [469]

I returned to the hostel at about  1:15 last night-I was tired and looking forward to going to bed. My only concern is there used to be a top blanket which now was missing. I have no idea where it went-not that I needed it-again it is in the 90's ... Read more >

Tags: hostel, madrid

Virgins and nature

SPAIN | Sun, 7 Jun 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [504]

Yesterday, I went to the Prado-the Art Museum in Madrid-I figured I would check out the dark art that Spanish Aritists did, and what we we're told about in the tour. There we're some paintings of Spanish Rulers and their families, but A LOT of paintings ... Read more >

Tags: madrid, spain

An Inspirational Wedding Failure

SPAIN | Thu, 28 Aug 2014 | By rmckinley | Views [1031]

It’s not every day you marry your cousin. It’s also not every day that your wedding day turns out to be a complete disaster. But such was the fate of Queen Isabella II of Spain. Oh the things you learn on walking tours.  Crowned ... Read more >

Tags: arts, madrid, opera, spain, teatro real, theatre, wedding

The Tour Of The Future

SPAIN | Wed, 27 Aug 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [2104] | Comments [1]

I sense envy. Everywhere. Everyone. I cut through the thick atmosphere of jealousy in an immense burst of speed. Mortal minions are forced to leap from my path as I forge my own frantic course through the streets of Madrid. I pull up alongside an expensive ... Read more >

Tags: madrid, segway, spain

Yo Hablo Un Pocito Español

SPAIN | Wed, 27 Aug 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [1653] | Comments [1]

Two hours after arriving in Madrid I had asked for directions to the bus station and metro, found my hostel, checked in, and had a conversation with two of the staff members there. I had found out where the best places to eat were and been given a list ... Read more >

Tags: europe, languages, madrid, spain


SPAIN | Mon, 2 Sep 2013 | By deanm | Views [435] | Comments [3]

Spent the last few days in Madrid, Spain and unfortunately have not been to impressed with the city. Since my last major city was Rome I catch myself comparing it to Madrid, which would be like Usain Bolt running in the special Olympics. Okay maybe not ... Read more >

Tags: madrid, spain

Tapas in Madrid

SPAIN | Mon, 4 Jun 2012 | By pmok | Views [922]

Since Madrid had direct flights to Quito, Ecuador, I decided to spend the last weekend of my "mandatory rest period" there before departing for my project.  I flew from Paris to Madrid on the European cheap airline EasyJet; I don't fly often ... Read more >

Tags: adventurous appetities, ballet russe, caixa forum, easyjet, iberia airline, madrid, museo del prado, museo sorolla, royal palace, tapas

Photos: Spain

SPAIN | Tue, 15 May 2012 | By kaitlynfaebarrett | Photo Gallery

Roadtrip in August 2011
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Tags: alhambra, barcelona, churros, granada, madrid, mercat de la boqueria, pamplona, ronda, sagrada familia, the mediterranean

Madrid, Spain, October 2011

SPAIN | Wed, 12 Oct 2011 | By zapatosrojos | Views [421]

There is no doubt that this is a beautiful city and the 'Madridians' know it.   October is particularly balmy this year and the folks of Madrid are out in force at the parks, pavement cafes and plazas enjoying life so I am left wandering what is this ... Read more >

Tags: madrid

The jet lagged sufferer's guide to Madrid

SPAIN | Fri, 7 Oct 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1506]

Three months in South America seemed to have gone by in a blur when I was sitting in Bogota Airport. Sadly, the flight to leave South America felt like something close to 3 months despite being only 12 hours. One hellish flight later, I arrived ... Read more >

Tags: europe, jet lag, madrid, rowing. bus, spain

Going Urban: A Guide to Spain's Top Cities

SPAIN | Fri, 29 Jul 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [17096] | Comments [1]

Spain is a popular destination for beach holidays as well as adventure, educational and business trips. Its coastline has beautiful beaches and there are striking mountains across the country, especially in the North. There are many tourist attractions, ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, barcelona, granada, madrid, spain, travel cities, urban


SPAIN | Tue, 12 Oct 2010 | By drmitch | Views [981]

I forced myself out of bed early to have plenty of time at the train station in case there was any drama with the tickets (you never know with my luck!) but, apart from the expense, there was no trouble getting a train ticket to Madrid. Seems ... Read more >

Tags: buen retiro park, crystal palace, madrid, prado museum, rene sofia gallery

Photos: Spain and Euskal Herria

SPAIN | Sun, 10 Oct 2010 | By jeycbalmaseda | Photo Gallery

Traveling from Madrid to the North of spain you will find another culture, they call it "Basque country" this country its formed from the union of 4communitys: Alava,Bizkaia,Guipuzcoa and navarra... I'd have found a lot of nice subjects and a small town ... Read more >
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Tags: basque country, euskal herria, jeycb, jeycbalmaseda, madrid, urturi

Photos: Rome

ITALY | Mon, 5 Jul 2010 | By atlantis004 | Photo Gallery

Trip to Rome (via Madrid) - 2009
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Tags: history, italy, madrid, monuments, rome

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