Spain maybe divided but the one thing that brings all Spaniards together is El Gordo, the Christmas lottery that is considered the world’s largest.
The follow up to “4 Things I’ve learned about American culture while living in Spain” article.
When you move to another country, many of the deep-set ideas you had about your home country seem just weird. Here are some revelations about the USA.
The sardine might be considered lowly because it’s cheap, but it gets its own ceremony throughout Spain. Famous grilled, but try it fried or over pasta.
Patones de Arriba, a curious town with beautiful slate buildings was once a kingdom. At just 60 kilometers north of Madrid, it makes for a great day trip.
Escargot is a famous French appetizer but they’re not the only ones sucking on shells. Caracoles a la madrileña is a traditional dish served in Madrid.
Spring’s here! Time to head outdoors and enjoy all the mountain charm Madrid has to offer. This hike features Miraflores de la Sierra, an hour away from the city center.