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What you are referring to is "short-checking" of bags - where your bags are only checked to an intermediate point along your journey. Some airlines do allow short-checking of bags, although most will only allow it under specific circumstances, such as longer or overnight connections. Even airlines that used to allow it are starting to disallow it - for ...


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You can find Kettle (or electric jug) in many stores (El Corte ingles, FNAC) in Spanish the name is "Hervidor de agua" http://www.fnac.es/Bodum-Bistro-Hervidor-de-agua-11451-294-Color-Rojo-Desayuno-Cafe-Accesorios-para-el-desayuno-Expresso-y-cafeteras/a839940 P.S. I posted a link to the item as an exmaple, but it can be purchased on person in the store.


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An electric jug will do most things better than an immersion heater in your case. If you can to minimise water used be sure that the coil of the element face downwards towards bottom of the jug. As long as the water is say 5mm above the parts of the element that get hot it will work well. You may be able to have a small part of the hot portion above water ...


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My advice is: find hotels outside inner Madrid (that is roughly the area within the M-30 motorway; a ring road). Las Tablas, for example, is a new neighbourhood in the north, planned during the housing bubble, and with low occupancy. That means fairly quiet nights (and days). There seem to be an NH and a Holiday Inn nearby. NB: I cannot recommend these two ...


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I've done this drive a couple of times. You can do it in under 6 hours easily on the motorway. I found parts of the trip extremely beautiful, but I guess it depends how used you are to the barren dry landscapes. There were lightning storms in the distance for long stretches of the journey, which looked amazing to us. However, I must admit that long stretches ...



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