Tag Archives: Lauren Linzer

Lauren’s Carnival – Canary Island Style

Our guest writer and Madrid expert used to live in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. Yes, Lauren Linzer is a party woman...
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Wanna Be A Member Of The 1% Club? – Lanzarote Island

Lauren Linzer, our guest expert from the Canary Islands, loves Lanzarote Island. She is now...
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No Car Needed (no. 11): Madrid To Segovia

Those Roman dudes got around and left their huge aquaduct in Segovia...
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Running Of The Bulls: I Was There (Part 2)

This crazy festival, The Running Of The Bulls, hit the tourist maps with Hemingway's, The Sun Also Rises...
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Running Of The Bulls: I Was There (Part 1)

As one of the best known international festivals, Running Of The Bulls in Pamplona, is highly controversial. Spain does not break with tradition easily...
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Madrid Transportation Works – Why All The Cars?

Madrid Transportation Works - here's how to use it...
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Head For The Hills – Gran Canaria Island

Beaches get a lot of play when one reads about and visits Gran Canaria Island. Tips for visiting the island from....
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Canarian Culinary Treats – 4 Restaurant Picks On Gran Canaria

Lauren Linzer, our guest writer and expert from Madrid, lived in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. We are lucky to...
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Lauren’s Leap – Finding Inspiration on Lanzarote Island

Not only for partying, Lanzarote Island also nurtures the muse. You can be in the midst of touristville or...
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Where Everybody Knows Your Name – Not Lonely In Madrid

Every ex-pat gets the blues, misses family and friends and wonders what the hell were...
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Spanish Love – How Lauren Found Her Man In Madrid

Our expert on Madrid, Lauren Linzer,  gives us The Scoop on how she found love as an ex-pat.  Better than staying home on Valentine’s Day watching rom-coms by herself, Lauren now does it up for Valentine’s Day with her new boyfriend. She barely spoke Spanish, he could hardly speak English.  And they became a couple! […]
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The Good, Bad, and Loco: Moving To Madrid (Part 2)

Moving can be a pain in the wazoo and as Lauren Linzer, our guest writer and expert on Madrid writes, she wanted to feel alive and immerse...
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The Good, Bad, and Loco: Moving To Madrid (Part 1)

With all my adorable European outfits tightly packed away, the essential paperwork and tickets printed, basic Spanish flashcards in hand, and the tearful goodbyes said and done, there was nothing more to do than board my plane and begin a new, wondrous life abroad in Madrid, Spain.
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Toast Your Grapes: New Year’s Eve Madrid Style

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, many of us will be kissing our sweetie...
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