Can You Eat the Sidewalk Oranges Growing in Valencia?

The short answer is yes. But you probably won’t want to and here’s why. The Spanish orange industry is nothing short of sensational. The value of their annual exports routinely approaches a billion euros and orange production in Spain has quality, variety, and an expanding organic market …

Guess Whose Roscón Had the King Inside!!!

Discovering that the Three Kings (also called the Three Wise Men) are even more popular than Santa Clause in Spain was perhaps one of the most shocking things I learned during my visit. Seeing how differently the holiday is celebrated was really …

A Flamenco Dinner Date at Corral De La Moreria

Jorge’s parents recommended that he and I attend a dinner show at Corral De La Moreria: a famous restaurant and flamenco show seamlessly combined as one. We made a dinner reservation a few days in advance and showed up at our scheduled …

Our Guided Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid

One morning, Jorge and I left our adorable Chueca neighborhood to visit the Royal Palace of Madrid. Upon our arrival, we were met with a shockingly long line of tourists waiting to enter the Royal Palace. The line spanned from the area of entry to the …