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Madrid Expat Series Travel

Not Your Typical Spanish Souvenirs Ideas

We all been there. Our vacation days are coming to an end, and we start thinking. What can I bring back home to surprise my family and friends? After having such a blast in Spain how do you share that excitement with them? Or, maybe you have been living in Spain for a few months and are heading back home to visit your family. Keychains, mugs, bottle openers, t-shirts were so last century. It’s time to think outside the box.…

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Paris for Bastille Day Celebrations 2018

Last Saturday we went to Paris to watch the fireworks show on the National Day of France. I am crazy about fireworks shows, and this one, in particular, was on top on my list. I have been to Paris before, so this weekend was about experiencing the French national holiday. In my opinion, if you rank nationalities by patriotism, France gets second place, right after the United States. I was very excited for this weekend! Also, my birthday is next…

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Food Travel

9 Spanish Dishes You Must Try During Your Visit

There is no doubt that the Spanish cuisine is one of the best in the world. In fact, every day that goes by traditional Spanish food gain more and more popularity. On this list, I will include only my favorites dishes that no one should miss out. First and foremost, I eat very healthily, and I am not a huge meat eater. Thanks, mom! They are many Spanish cuisine favorite dishes that I don’t like at all. For example, the…

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Bollenstreek Bloemencorso Flower Parade 2018 at Hillegom

Once I left Puerto Rico, and experienced fall season, I fell in love with it. The not so cold or warm weather, watching all the trees get ready for winter, and everything pumpkin comes back in stock. I have always loved nature, especially the beach. Island girl over here. 🙋🏽‍♀️ But now I am loving this spring season so hard that it may become my favorite season. Spring in the Netherlands it’s all about flowers. Lately, we have had incredible sunny…

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Beauty Madrid Expat Series Travel

Splurge & Save Madrid Shopping Tips

If you are like me, every vacation includes shopping. After being back and forth to Spain and living in Madrid for a while now, I know exactly on what to splurge and how to save money while shopping in Madrid. These tips will also work in other cities since most of the stores mentioned are available nationwide. But deets about locations will only cover the Comunidad de Madrid area. Follow this 5 Shopping tips to splurge and save money in Madrid…

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