Madrid Overrated: 4 “classic” tourist traps and their cheaper, better alternatives

The old Madrid is going fast. And are we really going to miss it? Let’s be honest. Maybe, or maybe not. Last spring, we lost another historical landmark

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My life as an expat in Madrid (2004 to present) and some of what I’ve learned

Happy Spainiversary to me… Today I celebrate 12 years of life as an expat in Madrid! Time just keeps passing, and I just keep staying here. I still

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Summer in Madrid: The Ghost Town

Sunday. Madrid. Mid August. Everybody who can afford it is far away. On a beach somewhere. Searching for relaxation, an escape from the day to day. And nearly

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Digital Nomad Chronicles: Celebrating my first year without a boss

Today, we’re celebrating freedom. It’s been a year since I gave my last company classes and declared victory over the Spanish labor market. A full year, but I

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Summer is coming, tourist traps, new elections and business adventures

What’s up, chorizophiles? I haven’t been very active on here of late, for a series of reasons: Running an online business is harder than I originally imagined. I’m

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Rita Maestre and the topless protest that’s the talk of all Madrid

Is taking your top off in a church a form of protest that should be protected by the constitution? We’ll find out soon, due to the case of

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Christmas in Madrid, our new no-Government and more!

Hey everybody! Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat… And I have a new article up about some of the fantastic Christmas / New Year’s / Epiphany traditions

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Oreja de Cerdo: crispy, delicious pork ear is a Madrid specialty

In my life-long quest to find new delicious, nutritious and exotic Spanish foods, I one day stumbled upon oreja. That’s oreja de cerdo. Yes, it is, in fact

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Well looky here, a Liebster!

Hey, well, it looks like The Chorizo Chronicles has been nominated for a Liebster award by Amanda from Manders Abroad. Thanks Amanda! I’m honored that anybody reads this

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Gastro-this and hipster-that: lost in the new Madrid

Time flies. It seems like just yesterday I got off that plane at Barajas and started my new life in Madrid. And if not yesterday, then last week. But it

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