Madrid

Madrid.  The city that started off our journey through Spain so hopefully.  And the city I returned after it all with a full heart and empty pockets.  I found I had spent any euros and/or dollars I had any access to.  Calls were made, lessons were learned.  Travel is teaching me a lot.  Europe is teaching me a lot. Budgeting is now teaching me a lot. I can't even call it budgeting - not spending.  At all. Anything. Ever. Until it's time to explore another destination again.  But if there is any city to be in when you're broke, it's Spain.  Thank you cheap tapas & bread with salt/tomato paste for keeping my legs moving.

If you ever find yourself in Madrid, stay at The Hat.  It was the most charming hostel I've stayed in yet.