: No matter where I travel, visiting the local parks is always one of my favorite activities. It’s in those places where you can discover the natural beauty and personality of the city and its people. My visit to Retiro Park was in
The Gran Vía of Madrid is definitely a must-see in the capital city of Spain. Until recently, Madrid was not a city of very high buildings or skyscrapers. Lately, this has been changing in the area of Paseo de la Castellana and Plaza
The Temple of Debod is an ancient Egyptian royal temple in Madrid. It is over 2000 years old and is made of blocks of stone removed from Egypt. When, in the mid-20th century, the Egyptian government decided to build the Aswan Dam,
History radiates from all the corners of this market right in the old part of Madrid and at the same time it offers the most interesting innovations in terms of culinary art.
The walls made of glass invite the passersby to take
Puerta del Sol is one of the most emblematic places in Madrid. Because it is the historical center of the city and of the country, since it is indeed the "kilometer 0" of all national roads in Spain, and because it is a place with
The Plaza Mayor of Madrid might be the most emblematic place in the capital, justifiably. Most of the old Spanish cities have a Plaza Mayor, but the one in Madrid is especially beautiful. Dominated by an equestrian statue and the
Heading around the corner from Mayor Street toward Bailén Street and walking in the direction of Plaza de Espana, we pass the Almudena Cathedral on our left. Further ahead is the Royal Palace of Madrid, also known as the Palacio de
El Parque del Capricho (Capricho Park) is located in the Alamedia de Osuna neighborhood, in the Northwest of Madrid, right next to Juan Carlos I park. It’s the most unknown of all Madrid’s parks, despite being the only Romantic garden
Let me tell you about my experience taking a tour of the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. It is, without a doubt, one of the best stadiums in the world.
The views from the highest seats, as you can see in the photos, are excellent. The tour
It has always been said that one of the most amazing places to enjoy dusk in Madrid is the Círculo de Bellas Artes. I had never been up there, and to be honest I wish I had gone before. Yes it is amazing.
Going up there right at
I’m not the only one who thinks the Crystal Palace in Madrid’s grand Parque del Retiro is the most beautiful place in the city.
This little nook in the Retiro is one of the most popular places for visitors of the park, both
Yes, it’s true that us Madrileños have seen it time and time again. But…have you? You can’t come to Madrid and not see it!
The Puerta de Alcalá (Alcalá Gate) is one of the emblematic images of the capital and although we that live
The Chocolatería San Ginés is a charming place. Part of it is actually due to the old decoration and furniture: the counter, the wall clock, the marble tables will not go unnoticed to the lovers of antiques, but what it is really
Right in the heart of Madrid you will find this interesting restaurant, the Ojalá.
In the Malasaña neighborhood, choosing a place to eat turns out to be a difficult decision. There are many places to discover, all very
After trying many of them, I think this one is the best Japanese restaurant in Madrid, at least the most authentic one (I guess other ones like Kabuki are slightly better but not as authentic).
It is located in a narrow street
I went to this restaurant because ofthe great recommendations I read on minube, among other reason. I was not disappointed at all, everything was very tasty. According to what I understood, it is one of the oldest Japanese restaurants
A really special place, with a very warm and romantic atmosphere. A cafe where you can try some exquisite dishes, coffees, infusions and especially cakes!!
One of the most interesting characteristics is that all the furniture of
I finally had the opportunity to go to one of the most traditional restaurants in Madrid. It is one of the places I had never been too despite living here. The restaurant is quite affordable (a set meal for some 20€ very
I was dying to try this pastry shop and this past Saturday we went for breakfast and Mama Framboise beat all of our expectations.
It was packed when we arrived and there wasn’t even a single table available. But, since we’d set our
Great quality Ethiopian restaurant, very good service and very nice atmosphere.
As you can see on the pictures they have exotic food, which is very tasty. The restaurant is almost embedded in the Maravillas Theater, so the best
The Hard Rock Cafe, as its name indicates, is a global chain of restaurants based on the aesthetic and attitude of rock music. All the spaces are decorated with objects, clothes, and curiosities from rock artists throughout the
Home Burger Bar opened in 2007 when Canadian Arnaud Barceló realized there wasn’t a quality burger restaurant in Madrid and that its consumption was associated with fast, junk food. On the other side of the pond, the hamburger is
Cheers for cider and food from Asturias! A place I highly recommend, especially to go with someone from Asturias who feels homesick. Even though some say cider does not taste the same once beyond the Picos de Europa, I love this small
This restaurant, right in the Chueca neighborhood, is one of the best Mexican restaurants you can go to in Madrid. It is usually packed, thanks to the nice decoration, good service and stunning quality of dishes.
I usually don't
Not only for what all other travelers already commented: the impressive decoration, each of the floors is different, the cocktails in the bar, the menu in the restaurant, the splendid terrace... The atmosphere is simply great. You
The Posada del Peine is a lovely botique hotel, with an unbeatable location in the capital: a few meters away from Plaza Mayor in Madrid. It is of the Petit Palace chain and has four stars. It is supposed to be the oldest hotel in
Stunning new hotel located in the north of Madrid in the Cuatro Torres Business Area. The location isn't ideal for tourists looking to stay in the center of the city and have everything close by, but it is perfect for businsessmen
1.20 am, we are walking in Pez street in Madrid. Maravillas, Universidad or Malasaña neighborhood, whatever you prefer to call it. The first one is the old name, the second the official one, the third is the one of the first local
It is another concept of a hotel, different to what we are used to. It is characterized by the careful decoration and successful atmosphere.
Everything revolves around cinema. Every room is decorated in a different way, settled in
I was staying in Madrid for three months, and my parents came to visit me for a weekend. They stayed at Hotel Velada, near the end of the Calle Alcala, and we were surprised by the quality of the hotel in terms of value - comparing
I spent a fantastic week at this hotel: the friendly service, quality, and its great location in the heart of Madrid made my stay an absolute blast. You have everything you could possibly want at your fingertips. Okay, the