Real Casa de Correos, Madrid, Spain

Lane Beck, March 13, 2018, San Diego, CA The House of the Post Office on Madrid's Plaza Puerta del Sol. Directly in front of this 18th century building is the Kilometro Cero, that's mile-marker zero to us gringos. Distances from Madrid are officially measured from this bronze marker embedded in the sidewalk.


A Weekend in Madrid – Amanda Afield

It is a fabulous city, isn't it, Amanda? We had a great time there. My girlfriend absolutely loved it. I'm sure we will be back again and again. I was amazed at the sheer number of people on the streets including young families with young children when we were hanging out enjoying a cafe con …

The While in Europe List Round III

Romania, the Balkans and Eastern Europe for me… maybe we’ll see you there, Amanda!

Amanda Afield

We’ve committed to another year in the UK, but I think this time it will definitely be the last one. Which means we have to travel as much as possible while it’s still cheap to visit Europe.

Our ever growing bucket/while we live in Europe list has been updated since last year, and since then we’ve visited most of the places we hoped to, and have plans for the rest in the not too distant future.
Krakow-the history, architecture and food!We visited Krakow in December 2016, ate so many pierogis, visited Christmas markets and paid our respects at Auschwitz.It was a weekend we won’t soon forget.

Ben Nevis-It’s the only one of the three peaks we still haven’t summited (we hit the highest in Wales and England, only Scotland remains!)We have finally conquered the three peaks (even if it took us 3 years). We finished…

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A few things to know before moving to Madrid – No Longer Native

Turns out I brought along some old assumptions to my new life in Madrid. Take a look at five surprises I've had while settling down in my new city. Source: A few things to know before moving to Madrid - No Longer Native

I laughed. I laughed so hard I cried. With each line, I laughed more until I could barely breathe! Quinn delivers once again! A must read!

Pity the Madrileño Vegetariano - When Do I Get The Manual?

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