Tips for how to have a relaxing weekend in Madrid, Spain, including which neighborhoods to stay in, and which parks and museums to visit.
Four of the best restaurants and markets in Madrid for foodies, including Mercado de San Miguel and El Museo de Jamon.
Mark lays out the top festivals and parties in Spain, from Carnival every February to La Tomatina in August.
Spain’s capital of Madrid was my last stop on a whirlwind trip through western Europe. The Prado (museum) houses a large number of masterpieces, and I recognized quite a few from my days of studying art history in college. It’s now one of my favorite museums, along with the Musee d’Orsay in Paris (impressionists) and […]
I slept late again, and struck out on a mission for cash and Colombia guidebook (in English). I tried at least four local banks, all of which denied my request for a cash advance against my credit card. One gentleman did point me in the right direction, toward Plaza del Sol, the city’s commercial and […]
I arrived in Madrid after a tiring 8 hour bus ride. We stopped every 2 hours for toilets and food though. Snow covered the ground 2 hours outside Madrid. I took the metro to meet Yair, my couchsurfing host in Madrid. As we chatted, he effortlessly cooked up a great ravioli dinner. When not playing […]