Madrid centro Daddy Carrying little girl

Fun Family Activities in Madrid

With nearly a week in Madrid to spend, I was a bit worried about what we'd find to do in the city with a seven and four year old. Would we be resigned to a week of checking out amusement parks and playgrounds, or is it possible to enjoy the art, architecture and history of a European city with kids in tow? Well, we definitely found out...
chocolate con curros

I Want to Go with Oh to Barcelona

Have you ever felt like you just didn't fit in? I was born on the Canadian prairies, on a family farm. Chores at 6:00 am? Check. Winters so cold they'd freeze the icicles off a snowman? Check. Big, heavy breakfasts at the crack of dawn? Check again. For a night owl who hates the cold, this is a problem. And then I read about Spain, a country with a warm, Mediterranean climate, where they serve chocolate con churros for breakfast at 11 am, and where entire families start their evening meal at 10 pm. Now that's the kind of place where I'd fit in...