Tagged: Madrid

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My Last Spanish Class

Lights decoration near Puerta del Sol for Christmas. Yes…I am barely into the language and now I have to end it??!! Really really sad.. Today, there were only 7 students; two Indians, one Bangladeshi, one Romanian, one Chinese, one Brazilian and one Malaysian (me!). About 30 minutes before the class...

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Buen Retiro Park

 One of the many gates to enter Buen Retiro Park. We actually walked from Atocha Station until this gate. Phew…I’m exhausted. Madrid has many beautiful parks or gardens and Buen Retiro Park is one of them. Okay..parque or jardin is in Spanish and means park as in English. Hehe..I just...

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Islamic Cultural Center of Madrid

  When I blogged about Madrid Central Mosque back in January 2013, I had some confusion where I thought there is only one mosque in Madrid. The picture above is Islamic Cultural Center of Madrid cum a mosque. Not until I have arrived in Madrid that I know there are...

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My First Few Weeks in Spain

I have visited my mother-in-law three times so far. As always, meeting the other side of the family has never been less than awkward. The reason being, I don’t speak either Spanish, Moroccan dialect or Berber language. My main interpreter is my husband. Help!! If you’re wondering, I am married...

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How To Go To Madrid From Barajas Airport?

  Barajas Terminal 4, Madrid. Official website: Barajas Airport. “Madrid-Barajas Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Madrid-Barajas) is the main international airport serving Madrid in Spain.  In 2010, over 49.8 million passengers used Madrid-Barajas making it the country’s largest and busiest airport, and in 2009 it was the world’s 11th busiest airport and Europe’s fourth busiest airport.  It opened in 1928, and...

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Madrid-Barajas Airport

Right after I arrived at Terminal 2, Barajas Airport. Terminal 2 seems kinda old. Alhamdulillah…I finally arrived at Madrid -Barajas Airport at about 0900 hours (local time) on 9th of October 2013. I took the KLM flight (Netherlands) from Kuala Lumpur and the transit was for an hour at Schiphol...

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When Is The Best Season To Visit Spain?

Personally, I would avoid summer and winter at all cost………or maybe just summer. Just because Malaysia is summer all year long. I am tanned enough so no..muchas gracias *pronounced as ‘Muchas grathias’ means ‘Thank you very much’*. According to my research so far..I have been warned that July and August...

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Madrid Central Mosque

Mezquita de Madrid This is actually Islamic Cultural Center of Madrid + a mosque. For a detail post, please check here. Muslims, if you arrive in Madrid not only you can visit Real Madrid Club’s museum but don’t forget to visit or perform a prayer at Madrid Central Mosque which is nearby. Madrid Central...

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Why I Want To Go To Spain?

And now is the time for that BIG question. Why I want to visit Spain?  It has never crossed my mind to visit the EU countries before due to currency value and differences. Spain uses Euro (pronounced as ‘Aewooro’ in Spanish) and the value as of now is MRY 4...