Category Archives: Madrid, Spain

Madrid … the Spanish word for ‘chic’

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Before travelling to Madrid back in March, I asked some of my friends who had themselves visited the Spanish capital, what they had thought of it. Feelings were mixed, but nearly all either began or ended their reminisces with the … Continue reading

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Madrid’s Metro Signs … lost in translation?

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I’m always intrigued by public signs (as previous posts will verify). They absolutely fascinate me. There were several dotted about the stations and trains of Madrid’s efficient Metro network that caught my eye during my trip to the city last … Continue reading

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Madrid … and how to survive a Spanish General Strike

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After three glorious days sight-seeing in the sassy city of Madrid it was time for me to return home to London. However, unbeknownst to me until the night before, a General Strike across the country had been called by the two … Continue reading

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