Category Archives: Spain

The Art of Madrid

Madrid is a city absolutely chock full of amazing art. Art is everywhere. Some of the art is just plain fun. Like the 80 “Las Meninas” (Ladies in Waiting). The Meninas are apparently based on the ladies in waiting to … Continue reading

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Day Trip from Madrid to Segovia

So, we already told you about our day trip to Toledo. Now, let us tell you about our favorite day trip from Madrid. It was to a town called Segovia. Segovia is a small town (about 50K people) about an … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on 2021

Well, we still have a few posts on Spain, but 2022 is here, so it must be time for our final thoughts on 2021.

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Day Trip from Madrid to Toledo

So, due to a variety of factors (stupid covid, Spanish holidays, etc.), we ended up spending something like twelve days in Madrid during our seven or so weeks in Spain. Which is a lot of time in Madrid. A lot.

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Hiking El Caminito Del Rey

Have you heard of El Caminito Del Rey? Well, if you are spending anytime in or near Malaga, El Caminito Del Rey is a must do.

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Day Trip from Seville to Jerez

So, last week my mom was all like “did you publish that last post by mistake?” I’m like “huh?” And she said something like, “well, you didn’t tell people you were going to Spain.” So, newsflash, after our Great American … Continue reading

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An Off The Beaten Path Self-Guided Walking Tour of Madrid

One of our favorite things to do in a new city is to go on a walking tour. But, we don’t always just see the highlights. Nope, we like to see a few off-the-beaten-path things too, even if those things … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Spain

We’ve left Spain for France so that must mean it is time for final thoughts.  Once again, our final thoughts are somewhat limited, as we only visited Seville, Valencia, and Cadiz (for part of a day).  But, that has never … Continue reading

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Valencia street art

One of the best things we did in Valencia was to take the street art tour offered by Free Tour Valencia.  It was phenomenal.  Our guide clearly loved the subject and wanted to provide us with as much information as … Continue reading

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Eating in Valencia

I’m not going to lie.  I did not love the food in Valencia.  After devouring everything in sight in Seville, I was surprised at how difficult it was to get a decent meal at a decent price in Valencia.  My … Continue reading

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