Spain for Everyone: The Complete Foodie Guide to Spain

One of our favorite experiences in our foodie guide to Spain is a pintxos crawl in San Sebastian!

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 foodies too, and this is their bucket list for you! Spanish food is so much more than paella and tapas! Yes, both of those things are famous for good reason, […]

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 […]

Where to Eat in Madrid on Mondays: 7 Delicious Options

One of the best restaurants in Madrid, Sala de Despiece, is also one of the city's most modern and unique.

Despite being the buzzing capital of one of Europe’s most vibrant destinations, the pace of life in Madrid slows down a bit on Mondays. After the busy weekend, the pace of life returns to normal as madrileños head back to work and school. Many of the city’s main attractions close up shop on Monday, as do some […]

Devouring Valencia Like a Local: 8 Typical Foods from Valencia

This blog post was originally posted on June 26, 2017 and was updated on April 16, 2019. Valencian cuisine is full of diverse flavors, from mouthwatering seafood to delicious desserts. As the third-largest city in Spain, Valencia attracts millions of tourists every year. Its sunny Mediterranean climate and prime beach location on Spain’s eastern coast […]