7 Must-Visit Centennial Establishments in Madrid

Centennial businesses in Madrid are honored with this special gold plaque.

Madrid is a fascinating mix of historic and modern.  On such streets as Fuencarral, you can find symbols of globalization and modernization such as Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, and an Adidas shop. However, nestled amongst the commerce, you will find the small Virgen de la Soledad chapel, dating back to 1712.  But the hidden gems don’t […]

Spain for Everyone: The History Buff’s Guide to Spain

Plaza Mayor, one of the most popular historic sites in Spain, dates back centuries and has a surprisingly gruesome past!

This post is a part of our Spain for Everyone series. The information below was curated by our expert guides across the country. They are history lovers too, and this is their bucket list for you! With a history stretching back millennia, Spain is a history lover’s dream come true! The Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths, Moors […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Plan a Bachelorette Party in Madrid

If you want to plan a bachelorette party in Madrid, be sure to check out the unbeatable historic and cultural sights!

Cosmopolitan, colorful and teeming with vibrant Spanish culture, Madrid is the perfect place to throw a party. And when it comes to bachelorette parties, you can’t get much better! We’ve shared our favorite activities for a bachelorette party in Madrid, but what if you’re still not convinced? There are so many reasons why the Spanish […]

Drink Up at Our 8 Favorite Wine Bars in Madrid

Drinking a glass of wine (or several) in Chueca is essential during your 7 days in Madrid!

Spain is home to some of the best wine in the world, and there’s no better place than Madrid to try it. Whether you prefer Ribera, Rioja or anything in between, you’ll be able to find your vino of choice in Spain’s capital. Sipping on wine with the locals is an essential Madrid experience, but where exactly […]

A Culture Packed Day Trip to Toledo from Madrid

This blog post was originally posted on September 17, 2015, and was updated on December 19, 2017.  Want to travel back in time? Visiting Toledo is a must to experience historic architecture, taste delicious local foods and enjoy multiple cultural influences all at once. Photo Credit: Adam Jason Moore; Text Overlay: Devour Tours Only about 45 miles from […]

Small Plates, Big City: Top Tapas Bars in Valencia

This blog post was originally posted on June 28, 2017 and was updated on April 16, 2019. Enjoying a night out complete with tasty tapas, endless drinks and good company is an integral part of Spanish culture. Although tapas aren’t typically associated with Valencian cuisine (that honor goes to paella!), valencianos have adopted this beloved tradition […]