On our way home



Like many other places – we’ll be back to Spain! We happened to have an extended layover due to a delay on our way to Lisbon, Portugal, so we did some quick research and spent about 4 hours in the city of Madrid. Tips:

  • Go to Mercado San Miguel! Smorgasbord of amazing food!
  • Know how to get where you’re going – people were not interested in helping us find anything, even when we tried to speak Spanish.

To the Plaza Mayor!

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Our cab driver was very well dressed and played some nice music as we headed on over to the Plaza Mayor. We got there with relative ease and he let us out at this beautiful scene. As you can see, we were pretty happy to get somewhere that was clearly enjoyable to be.  And so,… Read more →

Museo del Prado?

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Chalking up our strange experience to a poorly run museum (head into the Louvre and no doubt you’ll have materials that guide you in either English, French, Spanish, or German, and who knows what other language), we decided to try to go to The Prado, as every guide online says the biggest mistake you can… Read more →


Dos zero siete?

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We landed in Madrid at around 9:00 AM, and busted our asses to get out the doors of the airport by 9:40 AM. Hopping on the express train that my trusty iPhone-screenshotting had led us to, we were off to our first stop: the Reina Sofia.  The bus arrived at its destination some 30 minutes… Read more →



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We stopped back into the Plaza Mayor, realizing that the little guy had forgotten to take his token travel shot! And we decided to exit the plaza from a different archway This obviously begged a shot of the Plaza Mayor from another angle And after several attempts at selfies, this is what we were left… Read more →


Mercado de San Miguel

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It’s pretty easy to tell from our blog that we’re a bit obsessed with food.  So when we stumbled upon the Mercado de San Miguel back at Logan airport in our frantic search for a Madrid Itinerary, we made this the main focus of our visit. Just a short walk from the Plaza Mayor, this… Read more →