Mi Vida Española October 2nd 2011 Madrid is an exhausting and fabulous city. There is a distinctive energy and flavor on every street and it’s so easy to jump right into the life of this place.
I have been struggling to find the time to sit down, to take a breath and to write since I arrived in Madrid.
So, in my apartment on Calle de Toledo, with a glass (well, a coffee mug) of red wine, I have made the time to marvel at a ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more