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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! […]
By admin | Published: February 12, 2012
Viatrix, an odd name for a web site but not when you get to know Stephanie...
By admin | Published: January 26, 2012
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.
By admin | Published: January 19, 2012
The Scoop is that tomorrow is Kings' Day in Spain. Do not miss the Cavalcada...
By admin | Published: January 5, 2012
As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, many of us will be kissing our sweetie...
By admin | Published: January 2, 2012
In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
By admin | Published: December 22, 2011
With the holidays taking center stage, events in Spain are a little slimmer this month. Here's what your Scoopettes suggest:
By admin | Published: December 15, 2011
If you are an American, chances are you are familiar with the popular morning program, The Today Show on NBC. Anchor Matt Lauer has been...
By admin | Published: November 21, 2011
Night walks in the medieval neighborhoods of Spain are magical...
By admin | Published: November 20, 2011
Shhhhhhhh. Listen. You may hear a shrill whistle, twittering up the scale and back down. This is a sound of old Spain...
By admin | Published: November 19, 2011
Old Spain images are found with the vendors that sell hot, roasted chestnuts. Sold in newspaper cones, the smells of roasing chestnuts waft through the streets.
By admin | Published: November 15, 2011
We Scoopettes love the markets for traditional food in Spain. In Autumn, they are bursting with bright colors and...
By admin | Published: November 5, 2011
It is Autumn and to many people in Spain, and to your Scoopettes, this means mushroom time. The chilly days call to people who forage the traditional food, wild mushrooms...
By admin | Published: November 2, 2011
When I arrived in Barcelona, I stayed on Carrer de la Rivera de Sant Miquel for five nights. A street name with seven words was over my head when...
By admin | Published: October 26, 2011