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I Live in the “Hood” of Madrid. And That’s Okay.

When I landed in Madrid in September ’16, I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted in a neighborhood. See, I’d been reading blogs and stalking instagrams for almost a year, so I based  my expectations off those stories and images. I wanted to live in the city center near all the hustle and bustle; with the kind of views that a postcard couldn’t even compete with. So while I…