Beyond the Prado: Madrid’s 5 “Unknown” Galleries & Museums

The Prado is a great museum, but Madrid has so much more to offer! The Sorolla museum is one of these

This blog post was originally posted on February 19, 2013 and was updated on March 2, 2017. James, our Madrid history buff and tapas expert, gives us all we need to know about some of Madrid’s lesser-known museum treasures, perfect for the curious explorer and long-term resident to explore. You’ve heard of the Prado, right? […]

Meet Your Devour Andalusia Guides: Lauren and James

Devour Tours co-founders and Spain experts Lauren Aloise and James Blick have something new to share: a nine-day cultural and culinary journey through Southern Spain. Read on to learn about Devour Andalusia: A Delicious Journey Through Southern Spain, and to find out more about your two top-notch guides! We asked James and Lauren a few […]

How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Madrid

Here are the best ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in Madrid!

This blog post was originally posted on December 17, 2013 and was updated on February 23, 2017. On a normal day, Madrid is one of the best cities in the world for a party. So on New Year’s Eve, the biggest party night of the year, Madrid is a city of pure revelry. On the first […]

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 March 16, 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 […]

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at The 9 Best Pastry Shops in Madrid

Delicious French-inspired macarons are one of the treats that you can find at the best pastry shops in madrid

This blog post was originally posted on December 9, 2013 and was updated on February 22, 2017. It doesn’t matter if it’s breakfast time or 5 o’clock in the evening—every hour is pastry hour here in Madrid. Family-run bakeries pepper the narrow streets, tantalizing passers-by with floor-to-ceiling windows displaying umpteen varieties of freshly baked deliciousness. Chocolate-filled […]

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 February 14, 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 February 12, 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 […]

Want To Try Paella In Madrid? Look No Further!

This clos-up of seafood paella is making us hungry! It comes from El Caldero, one of the great places to try paella in Madrid

This blog post was originally posted on November 28, 2013 and was updated on February 12, 2017. 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 […]

Delicious Vegetarian Tapas in Madrid

Who says vegetarians can't eat as well as anyone else in Madrid? Check out our favorite vegetarian tapas in Madrid.

This blog post was originally posted on August 22, 2013 and was updated on February 11, 2017. Many people arrive in Madrid with the idea that being a vegetarian in this city will be difficult, but there are so many delicious tapas you can enjoy that don’t include any meat! While being veggie isn’t nearly as […]