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  • MadridTrying to get into some sort of routine, we explored gyms locally. We found a decent everyday 'budget' gym for 5.90 euros a day. It has been 2 weeks without working out, part of our everyday routine when we were Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 31, 2017
  • Madrid - The Outskirts - Puente De VallecasWe were just trying to chill as much as we could without spending money. There are only so many episodes of Friends you can watch on Netflix before you are itching to go out. We were joined in our apartment Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 27, 2017
  • Madrid - The last few days......We started preparing to leave the country, for our flight on Wednesday. I got a hair cut and beard shave, and we washed our clothes ready for the long journey. The evening before we were due to pick up our Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 26, 2017
  • Madrid - The Outskirts - Puente De VallecasToday we chose to have a 'duvet day'. Being a Sunday, most of the shops were closed, and we did not feel like the visiting the busy tourist centre. We watched Netflix for most of the day. We went to Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 24, 2017
  • Parque De El Retiro, MadridWe decided to return to the Parque De El Retiro, so we could relax. We packed the Bose speaker and head to the supermarket to get some beers and snacks. The main supermarket was closed, so we head to a Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 22, 2017
  • Madrid - Parque De El Retiro, Sol, Gran ViaWe spent the day exploring Madrid, equipped with maps given to us by Raul. We were advised to buy a travel card, for 10 euros which allowed us to have 10 trips (similar system to the Oyster card used in Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 21, 2017
  • Madrid - The OutskirtsWe headed to our longer-term home today, which was situated on the outskirts of Madrid. We arranged for a private room and lounge, with a shared bathroom and kitchen. We were greeted by a very welcoming man called Raul, who Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 20, 2017
  • Madrid - SolAmal and I went to Clothes Swap meet up today, found on an app called Meetup. A bizarre experience where we were met by what seemed like a feminist American lady. We waited around 30 minutes before the rest of Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 19, 2017
  • Barcelona to MadridThe 9 hour train journey was exhausting!!! We saved over 120 euros so it was worth it. Arrival in Madrid was easy, the private apartment we book on AirBnb (35 euros a night) was easy to find, just 5 minutes Posted by DarrenAmal in Our Journey | Jul 17, 2017
  • Belgium, Holland, and Madrid/BarcelonaWe took a side trip from Madrid to explore the charming canals in Bruges and Amsterdam, and added a stop in Ghent to admire the iconic altarpiece "Adoration of the Majestic Lamb." ==Thursd Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Dec 27, 2016
  • Our Week in MadridGreetings from the United States! We arrived safely to North Carolina in early November, and have immensely enjoyed our down time eating, drinking, and being merry with friends and family. This has also given me some much-needed time to process Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Dec 15, 2016
  • Real Madrid - Nos encanta España!The weather is HOT and we don't have air conditioning so trying to stay cool is a challenge - which we happily meet. We have AWESOME bars, restaurants and yummy food on our door step. Venturing out for Posted by tszeitli in Continental Drift | Aug 6, 2016
  • Day 9: Many Views from Toledo!This trip is starting to wane away. Not that I really mind, as I have so much work including academic work and [[http://scoutsomerville.com/aeronaut-allston/|my killer summer producing project]] I look forward to launching back into. But by Day 9 of a Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Aug 5, 2016
  • Day 8: A Garden of Madridian Delights!If Day 7 was a day to see lots of ART, Day 8 would be a day to see… EVEN MORE ART! There are two works in particular I’d not easily forgive myself for missing given the effort it took Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Aug 4, 2016
  • Day 7: El Prado y mucho mas!My first morning on the continent begins late; I fear this is becoming a steady refrain, though at least I have staying up late to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnXiy4D_I8g|watch history being made]] at the DNC as a reasonable excuse. By 1pm or so Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Aug 3, 2016
  • Day 6: Walking On Air, Against My Better Judgment!After two consecutive days of DNC-inspired sleeping in, I’m overdue for an early morning according to the actual local time. And this slated to be a big travel day, jumping across the pond to the continent to begin the truly Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Aug 2, 2016
  • Ola Ola Coca-Cola For some reason I never get to blog as much as I intend to but nevertheless day 3 of our travels brings upon a new reflection. The efficiencies of medical school have carried over to the vacation as it Posted by desiallstar in Adventures of a Vijilante | May 13, 2016
  • Harold and Kumar go to Spain"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain" It's been a crazy week to say the least. The Canadian licensing exam is finally over and left most of us writing it Posted by desiallstar in Adventures of a Vijilante | May 9, 2016
  • TSA Precheck - Those magic wordsStarted in Iberia Lounge, T4S Madrid Airport 8.50am Saturday 30th April Completed Room 1605, Doubletree Downtown, Omaha NE 8.30pm, Sunday 1st May [b][i]"He who is outside the door has already a good part of his journey behind him" Old Dutch Posted by Johnash in Alaska or Bust - 2016 | May 1, 2016
  • MadridRENFE ALTARIA TRAIN - Murcia to Madrid Updated, Barajas-Madrid Hilton, HHonors Lounge, eating peanuts "It is the reward of the journey itself, not the destination that we seek" Once again, huge thanks due to our tranporti Posted by Johnash in Alaska or Bust - 2016 | Apr 29, 2016
  • MadridRENFE ALTARIA TRAIN - Murcia to Madrid "It is the reward of the journey itself, not the destination that we seek" Once again, huge thanks due to our tranportistas to Murcia station, Jean and Vivienne, and Carol who will be Posted by Johnash in For Test purposes | Apr 29, 2016
  • One week in Spain!==Barcelona== Barcelona is rightfully famous for wondrous gothic architecture, bustling laneways, an amazing harbour, full on nightlife and much more. ===Walk and Discover=== I did a lot of walking, as the weather was lovely and it's a fairly flat c Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Oct 3, 2015
  • MadridI have arrived in Madrid, and have a cold along the way. Hope it doesn't last too long. Posted by europa84 in europa | Jul 5, 2015
  • BarcelonaI'm currently in Barcelona train station waiting for my train to Madrid. Today, I spent most of my day in Barcelona train station. Yesterday, I went on a tapas and walking tour of the el gotic which is the area Posted by europa84 in europa | Jul 5, 2015
  • A Month in Paris in WinterIt's all Ernest Hemingway's fault that I'm in Paris. I blame him, his movable feast, Gertrude Stein, and her entire lost generation. I was an English major. I sponged up all the details of descriptions of starving Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Jan 28, 2015
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