6 Fabulous Things to Do in Madrid in March 2019

The Prado holds some of the most treasured art in Spain. If you visit Madrid in March, you'll get to experience this stunning treasure with a fraction of the crowds.

This blog post was originally posted on March 2, 2016 and was updated on February 11, 2019. With the post-holiday slump officially over and spring just around the corner, Madrid begins to take on new life. If you’re considering visiting Madrid in March, you’ve made an excellent choice. Temperatures are pleasantly warm compared to the […]

The Art of Tapas in Spain, Region by Region

Tapas in Spain are simple, fresh dishes best shared among friends.

The popularity of tapas has skyrocketed on the international gastronomic scene in recent years. Ask any self-proclaimed foodie to define “tapas,” and they’ll probably tell you something along the lines of “Spanish small plates.” That answer is correct in some cases, but not always! Yes, tapas are undoubtedly Spain’s most iconic contribution to world cuisine, […]

Kick Back and Relax in Madrid: Great Activities for Relaxation

Looking for a simple yet refreshing way to relax in Madrid? Check out an English language yoga class!

The laid-back, leisurely pace of life makes it easy to relax in Madrid! However, we know that’s easier said than done, especially when traveling. As you try and check all of Madrid’s myriad iconic sights off your list, it can be hard to remember to slow down and embrace the slow-paced Spanish lifestyle. In fact, […]

Cheers! Where to Drink Sangria in Madrid

Sangria is to Spain what ice cold beer is to the States—quintessential! Spanish wine punch is the perfect summer drink—smooth, sweet, refreshing and boozy. While traditionally made with Spanish red wine, no two recipes are the same. Dating back to the Roman Empire, sangría was a combination of red wine and whatever alcohol and fruit was on […]

6 Ideas for an Unforgettable Bachelorette Party in Madrid

Head to brunch—cava optional but recommended—to start the second day of your 48 hours in Madrid!

With colorful culture, amazing food and vibrant nightlife, Madrid makes the perfect setting for a bachelorette party. Bachelor and bachelorette parties in Spain are usually a complete surprise for the bride or groom! Organized by their friends and close family members, it’s a chance to let loose and have some fun before the big day. […]

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 […]