Four Great Christmas Markets in Madrid in 2019

Our favorite part of experiencing winter in Madrid: the festive Christmas markets!

This blog post was originally published on December 16, 2015 and was updated on November 12, 2019. It’s the most wonderful time of the year here in Madrid! It goes without saying that Christmastime here in Madrid brings an unforgettable sensation of holiday magic, and nowhere does that feel more present than at one of […]

Where to Eat the Best Bocadillos de Calamares in Madrid

Casa Rúa is home to one of the best bocadillos de calamares in Madrid!

If you want to eat something truly local while visiting Madrid, order a bocadillo de calamares. It doesn’t get much better than this: lightly fried squid rings placed in a nice roll of crusty bread and topped with a dollop of alioli or a squeeze of lemon. This simple pleasure, along with the city’s famous cocido, is about […]

7 Days in Madrid: One Incredible Week in Spain’s Capital

Our Rastro tour & tapas crawl is a great way to knock two essential experiences off your list during your 7 days in Madrid!

Spend a perfect week in and around Madrid! As Spain’s capital and largest city, Madrid offers a lifetime’s worth of things to see, do and experience. However, if you’re just passing through, we think 7 days in Madrid is perfect for getting to know the city. You’ll be able to see all the iconic tourist […]