Madrid at Christmas: What to See, Do, Buy and Eat

One of the most delicious Christmas traditions in Madrid? Enjoying some tasty roscón de reyes, eaten on El Día de Los Reyes Magos!

This blog post was originally posted on December 5, 2014 and was updated on October 11, 2018. The halls have been decked and the bells are jingling. Christmas has arrived in Madrid! Madrid at Christmas is a true winter wonderland. You’ve got all the fairytale magic of winter in Europe, but with a unique Spanish […]

The Best Places to Try Authentic Paella in Madrid

Madrid has a wealth of gluten free restaurants perfect for celiacs and those sensitive to gluten alike.

This blog post was originally posted on November 28, 2013 and was updated on August 10, 2018. When asked what they consider to be the most typical Spanish dish, many people’s response is paella! But with so many places offering the rice dish in Madrid, how do you know a good place to get it? You’ve […]

7 Foodie Things to do in Madrid for FITUR 2018 Attendees

Madrid Rastro Tour

Here in Madrid, we are lucky to host FITUR — one of Europe’s largest International Tourism Trade Fairs. FITUR attendees come from all around the world to set up their beautiful booths during this five-day event. When is FITUR in 2018? The 2018 FITUR dates are the 17-21 of January. The 17, 18 and 19 […]

Five Delicious Day Trips From Madrid

Fresh strawberries are a sweet way to top off a visit to beautiful Aranjuez!

This blog post was originally posted on August 21, 2013, and was updated on December 18, 2017. Madrid is filled with some of Europe’s best museums, restaurants, shops and parks, but sometimes it’s nice to escape the city and see what other adventures Spain has to offer. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help […]

Seven Bizarre Foods You Can Find in Madrid

This big bowl of snails is a typical sight you'll come across in restaurants in Madrid. It's one of the less bizarre foods in the city, but it's still unusual to some!

This blog post was originally posted on August 29, 2014, and was updated on December 14, 2017.  We absolutely adore the food in Madrid, but even we have to admit that some typical Spanish dishes here are a little bit out of the ordinary! Madrid is famous for its casquería (offal and organ meats) and locals are […]

Where to Try the Roscón de Reyes in Madrid

 This blog post was originally published on January 2, 2013 and updated on December 6, 2017.  With so many bakeries all over the city, it can be difficult to decide where to get your roscón for Three King’s Day. Look no further with our list of the best spots to find this traditional treat. As is […]

30 Ideas for Awesome Christmas Gifts from Madrid

Looking for great gifts from Madrid? Here are 30 great ideas!

This blog post was originally posted on November 30, 2014 and was updated on November 3, 2017.  As Christmas draws closer, the shopping season springs to life in the Spanish capital. Madrid is home to its fair share of great Spanish gifts. When it comes to Christmas in Madrid, there is a whole host of amazing […]

10 Delicious Ways to Cool off in Madrid

Friends clink their glasses of Spain's popular red wine spritzer, stirred with lemon soda and topped with an orange slice. Try our favorite Spanish drinks on one of our food tours!

This blog post was originally posted on July 17, 2013, and was updated on June 13, 2017. Spain has one of the hottest summer climates in all of Europe, so knowing great ways to cool off is essential! It’s mid June in Madrid and summer seems to have arrived a bit early! Temperatures reach above […]

Spanish Wines: Ribera del Duero & Albariño

Spanish Wine

This blog post was originally posted on May 25, 2012, and was updated on April 19, 2017. Spain is home to such a wide variety of great, affordable wine that choosing between them can be difficult. If you want to ensure a decent glass of wine in almost any bar in Spain, you can’t go […]

Where to Eat in Granada

The Alhambra lit up at night is just one of the amazing things about Granada. Other is the food! But you have to know where to look to find the good stuff. If you're planning on eating in Granada, join us at these great spots!

This blog post was originally posted on November 10, 2013 and was updated on March 16, 2017. Granada is by far one of the most interesting places to eat in Spain. Tapas come with every drink, kebab shops line the corners and even the most casual restaurants offer spectacular views of the Alhambra. The mix […]