Tag Archive: Madrid

Mar 04

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on our yearlong grand tour. This post is a comparison of …

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May 23

The Feast of Saint Isidoro in Sardinia

Angels are said to have ploughed the fields of Saint Isadore, the patron saint of farmers, who could apparently work miracles when it came to the land, which explains why, on May 15, catholic farmers around the world celebrate the Feast of Saint Isidore or Festa di Sant’ Isidore. The Feast of Saint Isidoro in …

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Mar 06

One night in Madrid: a Tapas Odyssey

Madrid wasn’t on the Grantourismo itinerary. We were meant to travel over land and sea from Essaouira via Tangier to Jerez, and had planned to drive from Essaouira back to Marrakech, take the overnight train from Marrakech to Tangier, a ferry to Algeciras, and a bus to Jerez… Our plans, however, were foiled by work …

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