Hello, 2019: What to Do in Madrid in January

Kick off the new year in the Spanish capital with our guide for what to do in Madrid in January!

This blog post was originally posted on January 4, 2017 and was updated on December 5, 2018. Here in Spain, the holiday season doesn’t end when January 1 rolls around. In fact, there’s plenty of festive fun happening all month long! Spain’s gorgeous capital isn’t just one of the best places to celebrate the new year—it’s […]

How to Be a Good Tourist: Madrid Edition

Want to practice responsible travel in Madrid? Start by letting yourself get lost! Don't just limit yourself to a touristic itinerary.

Don’t miss the rest of our responsible tourism guides: BARCELONA | SEVILLE | SAN SEBASTIAN | LISBON The night before your trip to Madrid has finally arrived. Goodbye work, meals on the go and dreary weather. Hello freedom, tapas and sun! You’ve packed your bag, dusted off your DSLR, retrieved your boarding pass, and you’re […]

A Love Letter to Usera

As one of Madrid's most unique barrios, Usera is striving to hold on to its unique cultural identity despite its status as an up-and-coming artistic hotspot.

This post is part of our Love Letter series: first-person accounts of what we love about Madrid. Photo Credit: r2hox, Text Overlay: Devour Madrid Food Tours By my count, I’ve lived in six different neighborhoods of Madrid. Some more central, some further away, but each with their own character. This year, though, I made a […]

A Love Letter to Palos de la Frontera

Palos de la Frontera is the place to be if you want to get off the beaten path in Madrid!

This post is part of our Love Letter series, first-person accounts of what we love about Madrid. When I first realized I was officially moving to Madrid, I was so excited to live in the center, surrounded by stunning historical architecture and the best bars and restaurants. What I quickly learned however, is that if […]

Behind the Bite: Tortilla de Patatas

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series, deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. Apple pie is to America what the tortilla de patatas is to Spain—a national culinary icon. Paella and gazpacho may have more international recognition, but ask any Spaniard what dish best epitomizes the essence […]

Eat Up: Our Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants in Madrid

Los Huevos de Lucio is more than just one of the best restaurants in Madrid. They also serve up the best huevos rotos in the city!

While Madrid may be on everyone’s radar for its world-class museums, beautiful green spaces and awe-inspiring architecture, there’s one main reason why the Spanish capital has won us over: the food! We’re spoiled for choice here in Madrid when it comes to culinary goodness. Craving simple tapas at a no-frills, hole-in-the-wall bar? You’ll find one […]

Holiday Happenings: What to Do in Madrid in December 2018

The holidays are finally upon us, and Madrid is ready to celebrate! Get out to enjoy the city with our ultimate list for what to do in Madrid in December!

This blog post was originally posted on December 6, 2016 and was updated on November 2, 2018. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Bundle up and get ready to indulge in plenty of seasonal treats. The holiday season has officially arrived in Madrid, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome winter! There are […]

How To Make The Most Of Winter in Madrid

Winter in Madrid is magical. Just look at those holiday lights!

This blog post was originally posted on November 7, 2013 and was updated on October 25, 2018. Forget the mental image you may have of warm, summer days in Spain—it’s time to embrace the holiday spirit and winter festivities! Yes, you’ll need a winter coat, but no worries—temperatures here are quite mild compared to northern Europe, […]