the hawkers of spain

another culture shock element for us here… the street hawker.  in asia, the land of enterprising people, selling fake goods seems like a right of passage.  the giant malls (rundown buildings that have been out of maintenance for years) comprised of stalls where you can buy almost anything humanly imaginable from shoes to panties to […]

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chocolate con churros

we spent a week saying no to churros in korea, of all places, and set foot to try out this local dish so the last time i’ve had a churro was at taco bell about 20 years ago, a far cry from anything legitimately spanish.  a lot has changed since then… churros have gone designer […]

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first 24 hours in madrid

jojo: what do i like? -more of a big city feel compared to barcelona -although probably more in sheer numbers, it feels like a higher ratio of locals:tourists which change the vibe of the neighbourhoods -more variety for food options that aren’t seafood based; even a simple patatas bravas made me break out in hives […]

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