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Spain: Let's Talk Madrid

he first time I ever visited Europe was to Madrid for five days. It was a short trip but at the time I lived in New York so the flight wasn’t horrifically long. I stayed with friends in the center of town and upon my first day, I nearly got robbed (these two guys grabbed my makeup bag out of my backpack and when my friend told them in broken Spanish that it was just makeup, they left it behind). And for anyone who knows this story, I felt it would not do justice to curse them out in English as they walked away and the only thing I knew to say at that instant was “No bueno! No bueno!” This, much to my chagrin, has become one of my most memorable and embarrassing travel stories to date.

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