Travel aficionado from Houston,TX but based in Madrid Spain. I love sharing my voyage on self discovery, culture and places.
Yes, It is possible to travel with just a backpack. Just keep in mind that your souvenirs may just be postcards. If you are going to use a backpack or a small suitcase I would suggest that you purchase spacepackers. This has been a life saver for when I moved to... See More
I would not rule out the postcards. I have sent them to myself and have made a book out of them. Also for example ... If you go to Amsterdam get wooden shoe keychain or something that is typical from that place. I will say do not by anything big. Remember everything in... See More
Well your first stop should be Plaza Mayor but you can also get a bocadillo de calamares (sandwich ) for 2.25. This place is on the entrance where Calle de Toledo is. You can also to Gran Vía which is walking... See More
If you are going to be in Madrid, You may want to stop in Segovia. It has the aqueducts and the famous castle of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. Plus you can eat in this place near the main Sq. called El Sitio.... See More
Well personally if you are going to be in Madrid I do feel that you should go see a flamenco show. It is something that is appreciated in the south more in Andalucia region. Usually the show consist of dinner and it's very moving. I would suggest... See More