Tag Archives: Spain

Madrid’s Foreign Food Offerings

29 Aug

Good foreign food in Madrid can be a bit of a challenge to find, both for eating out and buying ingredients to make tasty curries or pad Thai en casa. To help the situation, I have assembled this short, Asia-centric guide to some good restaurants and supermarkets.

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The Costa de la Luz- the Beaches in Mazagón

15 Aug

I’m writing this in the Ave, Spain’s high-speed rail system, as it takes us from what has to be one of the most splendid, unspoiled areas of this wonderful country- La Costa de la Luz. Continue reading

‘Indignant’ over Sol – Indignante sobre Sol

7 Aug

What a crazy last few months it’s been with the protesters in Spain. For those of you who have not been following it, a movement called ‘Los Indignados’ (I don’t have to translate this one, do I?) has been taking place in the larger Spanish cities. The movement is made up of mostly 20-somethings who simply want a job and a better political system.  Continue reading