Well-Kept Secrets: 5 Lesser-Known Paintings in the Prado

Stay warm while visiting Madrid in winter by checking out its wealth of world-class museums, like the Prado.

You probably know that the Prado Museum houses one of the world’s most remarkable collections of painters like Titian, Velázquez, Bosch, Rubens and Goya. But with over 7,000 paintings—not to mention hordes of sculptures, drawings and decorative arts—it’s also host to hundreds of hidden gems that you could easily miss while trying to pack in […]

How to Visit Madrid with Teenagers (So Even They’ll Have Fun!)

We all know traveling with teens comes with its own set of challenges, but it can also be incredibly rewarding when done right. After all, a trip abroad can be a life-changing experience, especially when that trip is to Madrid! This vibrant capital buzzes with energy—perfect for parents and teens looking to get a taste […]

Romantic Spots: Where to Propose in Madrid!

Give your partner the surprise of a lifetime with a destination marriage proposal! Where you choose to say those four little words is the story you’ll be telling the rest of your lives, so make it a good one! What better place to pop the question than in Spain, a country that clearly knows a thing […]

Pack an Umbrella: Rainy Day Activities in Madrid!

They say that the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plains. Unfortunately though, Madrid is smack-dab in the middle of those plains. The normally sunny Spanish capital gets on average five rainy days per month. Generally, it’s little more than chirimiri (a light drizzle), but still, it’s not always the best weather for seeing the […]

Five Free Things to Do in Madrid

A visit to El Rastro is a free activity to do on a Sunday in Madrid.

Trying to save money but still want to enjoy all that Madrid has to offer? Well, you’re in luck! Madrid is one of the most affordable cities in Europe. Better yet, this lively capital city is filled with free things to do. So put away your wallet, and set off to explore these five free […]

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 […]

Best Brunch in Madrid: Bring on the Weekend!

The best of brunch: pancakes from Little Big Cafe, Toast Cafe and Mür Café

This blog post was originally posted on July 4, 2015  and was updated on December 11, 2017. After you’ve spent a few days exploring Madrid, nothing is better than sleeping in and enjoying a delicious brunch. From traditional dishes to gastronomic delights, Madrid has an endless selection of brunches. To aid you in your search, […]

Where to See Live Music in Madrid: Our Top 10 Picks

This post was originally published on March 18, 2013, and updated on December 5, 2017. Madrid is a city best known for its amazing monuments, long-standing traditions and incredible food, but the live music scene in the capital is growing bigger every year! We can’t resist the opportunity to see great live music! Apart from the […]