Madrid

Swapping Oxford Street for Las Ramblas

Monday, January 30th, 2012

As happens sometimes in life, an opportunity presents itself that is just too good to pass up, even if it does mean other priorities may need to take a back seat. It’s true it was the last weekend before Christmas, it’s true I hadn’t started my Christmas shopping and it’s true that if I failed to deliver the gifts I’d promised, every relationship I had, family or friend, would be hanging by a very loose thread. But what the hell, when you are provided with the chance of a trip to Barcelona and Madrid, luxury hotels and first class travel, all expenses paid and the odd gourmet meal thrown in for good measure, Oxford Street can wait.
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