Monthly Archives: February 2012

Tuesday Night Dinner

I have had some fabulous dining experiences in Spain, for example when we went here and here. The purpose of this post is just to provide a little perspective. So, the normal “going out” hour is somewhere around 9:00. Coincidentally, … Continue reading

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The Cost of Going Out, and the Mini-Bote

One of the things I noticed the first time I spent time here was the DRASTIC difference between here and the states (be it DC, VA, NYC, just about anywhere) in the cost of going out for drinks. For example, … Continue reading

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Carnaval

Ack. I’m woefully behind in blog posts. I’ve started three and left each one hanging in my drafts folder, just sitting there. Waiting. Time to catch up, I’ll start with Saturday. Seems like everyone finds a way to celebrate Carnaval. … Continue reading

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Festivals, Bear Attacks, and Spanish Lessons

Where should I even begin? I’ve said before that fiestas and festivals are a dime a dozen around here. Somewhere in Spain, someone is celebrating something all the time. It’s been my experience that these festivals generally share the following … Continue reading

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La Última

“La última” literally translates to “the last one.” This could mean, for example, your last piece of gum, or the last person in line, or the last episode (which is sad, like the last episode of Downtown Abbey which leaves … Continue reading

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