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Top Spanish products – A shopping list of food, drink, fashion & a mop



Products that SCREAM spain! What are they? In this episode of When in Spain I take a walk around Madrid and try to identify 16 quintessential Spanish products, mostly food I have to admit! I also take a look at the stories and history behind the items on my Spanish shopping list. Join me on … Continue reading Top Spanish products – A shopping list of food, drink, fashion & a mop


Spain’s most famous market: El Rastro de Madrid, sights, sounds & history – WIS024



In this week’s When in Spain episode I take us on a wander around El Rastro, Madrid’s sprawling outdoor market where you can find almost anything. Whether visiting as a tourist or living in the Spanish capital, El Rastro flea market is a must-see and is one of the most ‘castizo’ things you can experience … Continue reading Spain’s most famous market: El Rastro de Madrid, sights, sounds & history – WIS024


Shops, shopping Spanish style and opening hours – WIS014



Let’s hit the shops! Need a stamp? Run out of milk and everything’s closed? Fancy some churros? I’ll take a look at Spain’s traditional shops, run through their names and admire how they continue to survive in the face of the big supermarket chains. I’ll also talk about how to navigate Spain’s sometimes frustrating opening … Continue reading Shops, shopping Spanish style and opening hours – WIS014