Travel like a Local
June 24, 2016 // by Jamie// 20 Comments
Dash the Map
August 30, 2016 at 3:55 pm
Madrid has always been a place that interest me. Hanging hams? Hm.. That’s interesting. I wonder how often they change out the hams.
August 30, 2016 at 4:57 pm
That’s a good question, I’m not sure!
Personal Development Girl
August 30, 2016 at 4:04 pm
August 30, 2016 at 4:58 pm
I’m glad you think so 🙂
August 30, 2016 at 4:34 pm
Hanging ham, lol, sounds like such a waste of meat! But traditions are traditions. That stinky statue story is pretty funny 🙂 I would love to visit Madrid someday!
Do it! You’ll love Madrid!
August 30, 2016 at 8:39 pm
Really loved Madrid and I hope to go there again. I will remenber the motto of Madrid’s origin :).
August 30, 2016 at 8:53 pm
Good! I can’t wait to go back, either 🙂
The Soul of Seoul
August 31, 2016 at 1:32 am
That is such interesting information. I love learning about diffferent aspects of culture and a country like that. The hanging ham history is really quite interesting. It’s always intriguing to find out something that seems so innocent has a fierce history like that.
August 31, 2016 at 5:34 pm
Isn’t it fascinating?
August 31, 2016 at 6:24 pm
Ooh that ham is delicious, they hang it to dry it out now, ask for some with manchego cheese and olive oil, it is the best
September 2, 2016 at 2:41 pm
Good to know!
September 2, 2016 at 7:11 am
Madrid is really very nice town, with a perfect combination of culture and the modern life as well. I found this article really interesting since i have been once here but didn’t stumble over a hanging ham. I have aunt that lives there, so on my next visit i will ask to try that for sure
September 2, 2016 at 2:40 pm
It’s everywhere! If you just stroll around the city center, look into the bars and restaurants and you’ll see it!
September 2, 2016 at 1:38 pm
These are so cool to read! I especially enjoyed the statue one- yuckl! How did you go about learning these little tidbits?
Walking tours! They’re my favorite way to learn about a city.
September 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm
These are really some interesting and fascinating facts not commonly known about Spain. The one regarding Ham is really intriguing.
September 5, 2016 at 4:25 am
I haven’t been to Madrid, only Barcelona but even in the same country these two seem different! I am interested to know these fascinating facts about Madrid. The Spanish Inquisition was really something I do not want to relive today. Just imagine hanging hams and smelling one’s breath to know if one eats pork! I wonder if there were vegetarians before?
September 5, 2016 at 4:27 am
I haven’t been to Madrid, only Barcelona, but even in the same country these two are really different. Happy to learn about the fascinating facts about Madrid. Just imagine hanging hams and smelling one’s breath to know if one eats pork ! I wouldn’t want to live during the Spanish Inquisition. What if someone is a vegetarian?
September 5, 2016 at 5:03 am
I don’t think you’re going to like my answer! It’s no different than if someone were allergic to ham. Unfortunately, they weren’t very open minded…