Tag Archives: MADRID & CENTRAL

A Scoopometer 10! PhotoEspaña – Madrid Travel

Over 328 artists from 42 countries will shine at PhotoEspaña in Madrid...
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3 Cool Tapas Restaurants in Chueca – Madrid

Chueca is a very cool neighborhood. The gays and artists...
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What Is Clara? Bitter Kas? Drinking It Up In Spain

Know how to order unusual drinks in the bar and restaurant culture in Spain...
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Wallet Rules: How Do You Tip In Spain?

The Scoop Experts say, "Tip." And, you tip differently in Spain. We hope that servers in...
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Santa, No Sleigh – Christmas Traditions In Spain

Santas slip into modern Spain with little fanfare. Few Santas or elves... Santa Delivering Presents
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A Christmas Kiss?

Mistletoe is a hot seller for people in Spain for the holidays and long after...
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4 Christmas Markets In Spain

Villages, towns and cities in Spain have staged Christmas markets for centuries. Sad, mournful...
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Yum! Autumn Street Food – Food Culture In Spain

Walking down the street in Barcelona, a smoky, sweet scent draws me to the street vendors, the casteneros. In many cities including Granada...
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Day Of The Dead In Spain

But what Spain does celebrate, is Dia de Todos Los Santos, or All Saint's Day, celebrated on November 1st. Traditionally this day, where most businesses are shut down and people have the day off of work, is for friends and families to visit the graves of their loved ones who have passed away
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Chasing Bargains – Where Are The Best Flea Markets In Spain?

Your Scoopettes, Regina and I love a good flea market. We get up early...
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Visit Seville: Flamenco Dance Museum

Sex in the city in Seville is not like New York. It is about the passion of the dance of Flamenco...
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Flying The Bird to Atocha Station In Madrid

The Catholic Church wends its way even into Madrid travel as the station is named after Our Lady...
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The Scoop: Events In Spain – April, 2012

The Scoopettes remind you of the extraordinary Easter processions of Semana Santa in Granada, Madrid and Seville.
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Street Savvy – Practical Tips for Perturbed Pedestrians

You gotta be able to laugh when figuring out the Barcelona street scene...
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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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