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 […]

Traditional Spanish Comfort Food at Home: Cocido Madrileño Recipe

This blog post was originally posted on February 19, 2015 and was updated on November 2, 2017 On cold winter days, there’s no better feeling than digging into a deliciously warm and comforting meal. And for most Madrid residents nothing warms the soul quite like a good cocido madrileño. Spaniards have quite a few hearty dishes […]

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! […]

A Chocolate Lover’s Guide to Madrid

It's no surprise that the sinfully delicious napolitanas at La Mallorquina have earned a spot on our chocolate lover's guide to Madrid!

This blog post was originally posted on May 8, 2015 and was updated on October 16, 2017. Are you a chocolate lover? Then, believe it or not, Spain is the country for you! Though the Spanish are more known for their wine and amazing ham, there are numerous Spanish sweets that will help all chocolate […]

Off the Beaten Path: 7 Unique Tours in Madrid

Take a look at Joy's Must Dos for 2017!

This blog post was originally posted on March 23, 2015 and was updated on October 15, 2017. Planning a trip to the vibrant Spanish capital? Let us help you plan an unforgettable trip with these unique tours in Madrid. Whether you’re a history buff, art aficionado or a foodie, there’s something for everyone. Read on to […]

Cheers: How to Order a Drink in Madrid

Learn how to order a drink in Madrid!

This blog post was originally posted on November 2, 2016, and was updated on October 11, 2017.  Your bags are packed, your tickets are booked, and you’re counting down the days until you arrive in Madrid. Now, all that’s left to do is brush up on those important Spanish phrases. We’re not talking about “¿Dónde […]

A Guide to Ordering Coffee in Spain

Here's our guide to ordering coffee in Spain!

This blog post was originally posted on December 17, 2014, and was updated on October 11, 2017. We don’t know what we’d do without our coffee… …so we wouldn’t dream of sending you out in Madrid without a helpful rundown of the local java jargon. Whether you like it black, iced, with or without milk, […]

5 Best Bets for Breakfast in Madrid

A guide to the best breakfast in madrid

This blog post was originally posted on February 25, 2014, and was updated on October 11, 2017. In Spain, breakfast often tends to fly under the radar, but there is an amazing variety of delicious breakfast treats you can enjoy, especially in Madrid! With such incredible gastronomy to sample at lunch and dinner, perhaps you haven’t […]

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 […]