Posts Tagged ‘Madrid’

Madrid Travel Guide

Madrid Travel Guide
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Travelers often skip over Spain’s vibrant capital city, opting instead for artistic adventures in Barcelona or relaxing getaways in the south. But Madrid, touted as the most Spanish city, is more about experiences rather than simple sights. From discovering national...
April 20th, 2011 | Spain, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Spain Itineraries: Sunday in Madrid

Spain Itineraries: Sunday in Madrid
By Briana Palma LG Contributor In Spain, Friday and Saturday consist of late-night dinners and early morning dancing, so it comes as no surprise that natives consider Sunday a day of rest. Even in the normally bustling capital city, streets seem deserted, especially at lunchtime, when the few open...
January 12th, 2011 | City Travel, Spain | Read More

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums
By Briana Palma Special to the Lost Girls Anyone visiting Madrid will certainly want to pass through its three big museums, the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza, which display works from the world’s most influential artists, such as Picasso, Monet and Velázquez. But the richness of the Spanish...
August 25th, 2010 | Spain, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Briana Palma

Lost Girl of the Week: Briana Palma
This week’s Lost Girl, Briana Palma, graduated from Syracuse University in 2009 with a dual degree in magazine journalism and Spanish language. Shortly after, she moved to Madrid, Spain, where she took up work as an au pair before beginning a one-year master’s program and an internship at celebrity...
July 27th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost in Spain: Favorite Spots in Madrid

Lost in Spain: Favorite Spots in Madrid
By Molly Gallagher LG Travel Correspondent Malasa’a and Bilbao are about 15 minutes away from Sol (the center of the city) in Madrid. For me they had the perfect combination of liveliness as well as relaxation. At any time of the day you can find local Madrilenos shopping, sitting in cafes or eating...
January 27th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Spain, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Spain: Host Family 101

Lost in Spain: Host Family 101
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent Living with a host family is not an easy task. It is never 100 percent comfortable, because their house will never feel like your own. However, there are ways to make your stay the best it can be. After living with a host mom for almost four months I...
December 30th, 2009 | Dispatches from the Road, Spain, Studying Abroad, Walking | Read More

Lost in Spain: Best Tapas in Madrid

Lost in Spain: Best Tapas in Madrid
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent At any time of the day in Madrid you can find cafes, restaurants and bars open and serving tapas. Madrilenos (people of Madrid) have a schedule unlike anything I have ever experienced. The nightlife goes on until six, seven, even eight in the morning....
November 4th, 2009 | Food & Wine, Spain, Studying Abroad | Read More

Lost in Spain: Molly Gallagher Lands in Madrid

Lost in Spain: Molly Gallagher Lands in Madrid
As I sit in Newark International airport and a Continental employee announces that she will now board rows 31-25 for the 10:00 p.m. flight departing to Madrid. Then proceeds to say, “Ahora yo invito asientos de pasillos treinta y uno a veinte y cinco.” I think, “What am I getting myself...
October 15th, 2009 | Getting There, Spain | Read More