All around Madrid, elegantly concept stores show their winter and Christmas themed wares.
Let a madrileña guide you through a typical Christmas walk through the heart of the city and maybe warm you up to the idea of starting up a belén.
4 Things I’ve learned about American culture while living in Spain
A prostitute’s take on Malasaña’s gentrification and the competition on Montera
Why don’t we have any Spanish friends?
Where sangria came from and why it’s a symbol of Spain
4 Expat groups that help women find new friends and settle in Madrid
Escape the hustle and heat of Madrid in Cercedilla
Photo series of minifigs around Madrid
The curious Colonia de la Prensa in Carabanchel
A lesbian guide to Madrid
Madrid sucks when you’re lonely and friendless
“When Spain was Spain”: Lamenting the loss of Spanishness as Madrid modernizes
The surprising history of red tape and how the Spanish are able to bear it so well
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