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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Wallet Rules: How Do You Tip In Spain?

How to tip in bars and restaurants in Spain.
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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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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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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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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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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 Scoop Interviews (no. 5): Stephanie Dosch, Blogger – The Viatrix

Viatrix, an odd name for a web site but not when you get to know Stephanie...
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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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