A Culture Packed Day Trip to Toledo from Madrid

This blog post was originally posted on September 17, 2015, and was updated on December 19, 2017.  Want to travel back in time? Visiting Toledo is a must to experience historic architecture, taste delicious local foods and enjoy multiple cultural influences all at once. Photo Credit: Adam Jason Moore; Text Overlay: Devour Tours Only about 45 miles from […]

Our Favorite Christmas Traditions in Madrid

The Spanish Christmas lottery is one of the most popular authentic holiday traditions in the country. Who will be the lucky winner?

This blog post was originally posted on November 12, 2013 and was updated on November 7, 2017. Christmas is blooming across Madrid. Roasted chestnut stands are popping up in plazas. Giant strings of lights are being draped across avenues. Supermarket aisles are glistening with the shiny gold wrappers of Christmas turrón. While Santa statues and […]

Madrid Off the Beaten Path

Discover Madrid off the beaten path with this guide!

This blog post was originally posted on April 22, 2014 and was updated on November 2, 2017. Looking to move off the well trodden tourist path and discover something extra special in Madrid? Here’s how to do it! Madrid is packed with amazing art museums, world-renowned wine, centuries-old markets and perfectly manicured parks. It is […]

The Complete Budget Guide to Madrid

Don't break the bank with this budget guide to madrid

This blog post was originally posted on February 10, 2014 and was updated on October 31, 2017. Looking to make the most of your time in Madrid, without breaking the bank? We’ve got you covered! If you’re like us and  burned through the bulk of your travel money over the holidays, cancel that pricey flight […]

8 Typical Dishes from Madrid that Kids Love

Looking for some Kid friendly Spanish food? Check out this guide!

This blog post was originally posted on July 28, 2016 and was updated on October 16, 2017. Traveling with little ones can be an adventure! Where to stay, what to do, how to keep young travelers entertained on long flights… There’s so much to plan! When visiting Madrid, what to eat won’t be a problem! […]

Shopping The Spanish Way: The Top 5 Markets in Madrid

Check out the best markets in madrid

This blog post was originally posted on January 8, 2014 and was updated on October 11, 2017. If you want to see Madrid’s beauty, wander its narrow streets or sprawling gardens. But if you want to know Madrid—its people, its culture, its vibrancy—head to its food markets. Here, the heart and soul of Madrid are on […]

Madrid Tourist Attractions That Are Worth The Hype

You can't miss the Almudena Cathedral during your 7 days in Madrid!

This blog post was originally posted on March 3, 2014 and was updated on October 9, 2017. Madrid, particularly in the summer, can be a tourist madhouse. More than 8 million people flocked to Madrid in 2011, making it the fourth most visited city in Europe. And while we typically steer far clear of the city’s tourist […]

Madrid with Kids: 4 Family Friendly Activities

Churros are the perfect family snack! We recommend Chocolatería San Ginés, one of the top tourist attractions in Madrid.

This blog post was originally posted on November 5, 2015 and was updated on July 17, 2017. With great museums, wonderful parks and delicious food, Madrid offers fun for all ages. Our Madrid with kids guide has five great activities that will help you plan the best adventure that the whole family can enjoy! 1. Retiro […]

6 Things to Know Before Traveling to Madrid

Madrid is a city of secrets, but we're here to help you crack them! Check out our guide of things to know before traveling to Madrid

This blog post was originally posted on August 12, 2016 and was updated on March 17, 2017. Like all great cities, Madrid has its secrets. But with a little help, you’ll be able to unlock the mysteries of this vibrant metropolis! From unraveling the intricacies of the siesta to finding the best tapas in town, […]