Our Neighborhood in Madrid

12 May 2020 Our little corner of Madrid is the barrio called Puerta del Ángel. It’s located in southwestern Madrid, just west of the Manzanares River and on the edge of the city’s largest public park, Casa de Campo. We absolutely love hiking over the hills and strolling through the tall grass in the park, […]

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Christmas in Madrid

December 2019 Christmas in Madrid is such a wonderful time. Every neighborhood celebrates the holidays with their own decorations and lights. Some of the best sights are in Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor.  The largest Christmas “tree” in the city is in Puerta del Sol. It is actually a gigantic metal cone adorned with […]

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Our First Two Months in Madrid

September- October 2019 It has officially been two months since we arrived in Madrid! Time certainly flies when you are settling into a foreign country and beginning a new life from scratch. Aside from the basics like setting up a new bank account, getting a new phone plan, navigating the public transportation system and the […]

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