Nombre _______lacy giebel__________________ Fecha ____24 de febrero_________ Hora ___5__

Project Instructions- World Travel Unit 6
You have won a $3500 grant to visit a Spanish-speaking country. Before you can go, a committee needs to
make sure the money will be spent wisely on costs directly related to your travel. You are preparing an
informative visual report for them, that needs to include the following details in Spanish. To find the country
information, I recommend the following websites: Culture Grams ABC Clio
Each student will research the country assigned to him/her. You must include the following pieces of
information:

My assigned country is __________Spain_______________

Each student will research the country assigned to him/her. You must include the following pieces of
information:

Most recent population count ________48,146,134______________________ (July

2015)_________
● What form of monetary currency do they use?
______________Euro_______________________________
Look up the exchange rate. How much of their currency would you get if you traded in $100?
_______________________________________________________________________

Do they measure distance in miles or kilometers?

_kilometers___________________________________
● List at least 3 of its largest cities Also list population of each.
___________Barcelona 1.63 million____________________
_________Granada 350,000_______________________
______Madrid

3,255,944_________________________________________

List 3 major tourist attractions & briefly explain what it is. (could be popular places or events)
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________


What time zone is the country located in? __Coordinated Universal Time _____
How many hours ahead or behind our time? Ex: if it’s midnight here, what time is it there? 7,

5:00____
Total time difference= ___7______ hours ahead/behind (circle one)

Cost of plane ticket- Leave from the closest airport to San Antonio with a direct flight to your

destination. You want the cheapest price with the least amount of travel time (including layover or drive time).
Avoid switching airlines unless absolutely necessary. Date you choose to leave San Antonio_______________
Airline with least expensive flight: ______American Airlines _______________________
Total price (with taxes and fees) of a flight to your country $_______2,017.16_________

Fees for checked baggage? Explain ________________________________________________
City Airport flight departs from: ____SAn Antonio ______ time of departure _7:43 PM
Change planes? Dallas-Fort Worth Intl. (DFW) To Heathrow (LHR)__ Layover duration _1 hour 16 hours
Change planes? __london _____ Layover duration ___2.5____ hours
Arrival time at final destination ____7:05__PM Total travel time: __16h

22m

Lodging:

Look at hotels in your destination city. List 2 choices that are drastically different from one

another.
Name of hotel NH

Madrid Paseo de la Habana Distance from airport _11.7 km___

Cost per night (calculate into US dollars!) $_$3,400.38_ Circle the statements that apply:
bedroom has private bathroom air conditioning in room non-smoking room
Name of hotel _____Vincci

Vía 66

__ Distance from airport _____14.9
Circle the statements that apply:

km___ Cost per night (calculate into US dollars!) $___$3,373.0__

bedrom has private bathroom air conditioning in room non-

smoking room bus to/from airport

Look at youth hostels in your destination city.
● Name of hostel ______ Distance from airport ____________________ Cost per night (calculate
into US dollars!) $________________ # of people per room? _______Circle the all that apply:

bedroom has private bathroom air conditioning in room non-smoking room bus to/from airport
Which one is best to stay in? Explain why you came to this conclusion: i choose the hotel

because the hostels that are in the madrid area the last day was the 11th of march and i’m staying till the 18th
of march
● Describe 3 options to travel around while you are visiting the city. How much does it typically
cost?
1. bus:Efficient and reliable. It is cheap: single fares cost €1.50 but a 10-trip ticket or Metrobus is available for €10.2
2. taxi:Taxis: Inexpensive and well regulated. Can be hailed in the street: Look for an illuminated "libre" sign or a
green pilot on the roof.

3. Metro: Efficient and fast. It is cheap: single fares cost €1.50 but a 10-trip ticket or Metrobus is available for €10.20

What restaurants are rated highest? Choose 3 vastly different restaurants in the city to eat at. 1

should serve traditional food from the country.
1. DSTAGE
2. Alright
3. Maitia

What places will you visit? Give details from each of the categories below.
Museum Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza - Inicio
ConcertThe Blind Shake

Cultural event/ celebration Madrid Carniva
Historical site 1Royal Palace. Madrid's most beautiful building, the largest royal palace in
Western Europe.

Historical site 2 Madrid Cathedral. Madrid's largest and most important church.
Outreach/ community involvement Las Tablas/Sanchinarro
outdoor/ adventure activity Parque El Capricho
Internet cafe- place to report your discoveries online (your cell phone will not work) La Paca
Café Bar

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