30 Perfect At-Home Date Night Ideas

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Keeping the romance alive when you’re stuck together 24/7 doesn’t have to be a chore!  It’s amazing how many things you can do if you’re housebound or everything is shut. We’ve compiled 30 great date night ideas for staying loved up in lockdown. 1. Get dolled up and play bartender The bars may be on […]

The Ultimate Self-Guided Walking Tour of Madrid

Madrid's Royal Palace is one of the most beautiful historic sites in Spain. It still serves as the Royal Family's official residence, although they don't actually live there.

Madrid is jam-packed with history, culture and incredible food. Here’s how to discover it all on your own, from historical sites to our favorite bars and bites! With so much to see and do in Spain’s capital city, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But as you’ll find out, the vast majority of its must-see sites […]

Sip Southern Spain at These 5 Essential Sherry Bars in Madrid

Three different varieties of sherry wine

Amongst wine connoisseurs, craft cocktail drinkers, and just the curious wine drinkers, a great deal of interest in sherry wines has been generated in recent years throughout Europe and North America alike.  It’s no wonder that so many curious travelers are looking to satiate their interest and drink sherry while on vacation in Spain. And […]

Can You Drink Tap Water in Madrid? Everything You Need to Know

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Wondering about drinking water in Madrid? We’ve got all the answers and the context behind them—plus tips for staying hydrated in Spain. It’s a classic tourist question: “Can I drink the water?” But while it may sound cliché, this is serious stuff. When traveling abroad, the last thing you want is to be sidelined by […]

Open for the Holidays: Restaurants in Madrid you Can Always Count On

When spending the holidays in Madrid, don't forget to head to the city's most iconic market, the Mercado San Miguel, for a bite to eat!

You’re traveling for the holidays and not sure which restaurants, if any, will be open. Don’t worry—we’ve got you covered.   It’s no secret that Spain values its holidays. But numerous religious festivals, labor days, and statutory vacations can be tricky for tourism. Madrid, as the capital, is a mild exception to the rule. Things are […]