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The Best Damn Tacos in Madrid

I consider myself a Mexican food snob. I’m absolutely obsessed with the cuisine. I love tacos, tostadas, chilaquiles, tamales, pozole…basically anything that’s not seafood. I’ve always said the best Mexican food I’ve ever had was in Chicago, Cabo San Lucas, and San Diego. I never expected that I would be adding Madrid to that list. Takos al Pastor is what…

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MTV Cribs: Madrid Piso Edition

I’ve shared my tips about how to find housing in Spain. I’ve told you that I live in the “hood” of Madrid. But I’ve never explained what my actual piso is like. Curious to know? Well, today I’m sharing. Welcome to Cribs: The Auxiliar Edition! I live in a 14 story building in the barrio of Opañel. The residents,…

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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…