Teatro de al Zarzuela one of the great places to hear traditional music in Madrid

Beyond Flamenco: Traditional Spanish Music in Madrid

Love live music and beautiful auditoriums? Madrid has spectacular theaters where you can hear opera, symphonies and more! Get inside Spain’s passionate musical tradition at these amazing venues. 1. Teatro de la Zarzuela The Teatro de la Zarzuela is an opulent 1896 theater, complete with an enormous twinkling chandelier and velvet seats. Zarzuela is Spanish form […]

The best time to travel to Madrid

The Best Time to Travel to Madrid

Planning a trip to Madrid? Looking for the perfect time to visit? Each season offers unique travel advantages. Here we’ll give you the run down on the best times of year to come and visit this magical city! Fall Love crisp autumn days? We’ve got you covered! Fall is perhaps the loveliest time of year to […]

A day trip to Toledo from Madrid

A Culture Packed Day Trip to Toledo from Madrid

Culture obsessed? Visiting Toledo is a must to experience historic architecture, taste delicious local foods and enjoy world-class art. Don’t miss a thing with our insider tips for sights, bites and transportation! Only about 45 miles from the capital, Toledo is the perfect day trip from Madrid– and one of the most popular. Why do people love taking […]

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5 Great Luxury Hotels in Madrid

Looking for a place to stay in Madrid? We’ve chosen five of our favorite luxury hotels in Madrid that combine location and elegance. 1. The Ritz Madrid This 1910 Belle Epoque style hotel combines classic luxury with exceptional service. The hotel has prime access to the Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofia Museums. The Ritz Madrid […]

Looking for international food in Madrid? We've got you covered in our post about where to find the best international ingredients and snacks in the city!

8 Mouth-Watering Places to Find International Food in Madrid

Madrid is a haven for foodies and cooks alike. You’ll find an impressive variety of international food retailers all over this multicultural city! Check out 8 of our favorite places to find international food in Madrid and unleash your adventurous side! 1. Greek and Shop Found on the main street of Malasaña is this amazing Grecian eatery […]

5 Bizarre Buys from El Rastro Market in Madrid

5 Bizarre Buys from El Rastro Market in Madrid

From undies to Star Wars, the Rastro never disappoints! El Rastro Flea Market is one of the most popular and largest open air markets in Spain. In the sea of stalls and people, you can grab some fantastic bargains every Sunday. However, what makes this flea market truly unique is the bizarre buys you can find! […]

Where to see flamenco in Madrid: a guide by Madrid locals at Madrid Food Tour!

Where to See Flamenco in Madrid

When you think about Spain, of course flamenco comes to mind! With origins traced to Andalusia, flamenco embodies much of Spanish culture. You cannot visit Madrid without seeing a fantastic flamenco show. Read on to discover where to see flamenco in Madrid, hand-picked by us! Casa Patas When you enter Casa Patas, you’re surrounded by beautiful Andalusian décor […]

Running is a great way to burn calories in Madrid!

7 Great Ways to Burn Calories in Madrid

After a summer of catching some rays, the time has come to get active. Whether you’re a fitness freak or an average Joe, Madrid has sports facilities for everyone. Read on to find out 7 Great Ways to Burn Calories in Madrid! Find Your Inner Peace with Yoga Every week in the lush Retiro park are yoga classes led by […]

The best of brunch: pancakes from Little Big Cafe, Toast Cafe and Mür Café

Best of Brunch in Madrid

When you’ve had a lie-in after playing tourist the day before, nothing beats a delicious brunch! Madrid has the largest selection of brunches, from traditional dishes to gastronomic delights. To help you in your search, we have the definitive list of the best of brunch in Madrid. We also want YOU to vote for what you think makes the […]

Running is a great way to burn calories in Madrid!

6 Beautiful Places to Go for a Jog in Madrid

Madrid has more green spaces than any other European city. Mixed with the gorgeous weather and runner-friendly routes, it’s the perfect city for jogging! Get active with the 6 most beautiful places to go for a jog in Madrid. El Retiro Park With its wide roads, beautiful lakes and  greenery, this park is a runner’s favorite! It once […]

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