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BIG Price Raise in Madrid Public Transportation

Starting 1 May 2012, end-users of Madrid’s Public Transportation System will feel the sting of the sharpest price raises in 10-years. This raise takes place at the same time as the prices of gasoline, electricity and natural gas go up … Continue reading

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Spain’s General Labor Strike Today

Today is a General Labor Strike in Spain against labor reform. That’s not to say no one is going to work, but enough so you’d notice. Some small shops and restaurants are closed because they don’t have the personnel to … Continue reading

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Madrid Airport Express Shuttle Bus

Madrid’s Airport Express Shuttle Bus has been in operation for over a year and is an easy alternative – for many – to taxis, “cercanías” regional trains, and even the metro for getting into downtown Madrid cheaply and quickly. The … Continue reading

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Pez de Cristal, Glass Fish: Puerta del Sol’s New Landmark

The “Pez de Cristal” – or “Glass Fish” – will be inaugurated as the new landmark in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol on Saturday, 27 June 2009 at 11am and will be presided over by the President of the Comunidad de … Continue reading

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Public Transportation in Madrid

This blog entry could’ve been titled “Some people like to complain about everything” or even “Some people just don’t know how good they’ve got it.” [See price updates at the bottom of this entry] I’m referring to, of course, Madrid’s … Continue reading

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