From skiing to sunbathing, here are eight cheap weekend breaks from Madrid-- perfect for the budget traveler! 8 Cheap Weekend Breaks from Madrid for the Budget Traveler 1. Lisbon … [Read more...]
I've called Madrid home since 2011 and love exploring its countless corners. Here you'll find my Madrid tips for restaurants, day trips, museums, parks, gardens, markets and more! I hope you'll love Madrid as much as I do.
Wondering what to see in Toledo? Spain expert Ewan breaks down the top sights! Perched majestically on the banks of the river Tagus, Toledo is truly a city of three cultures. Medieval Jewish and Muslim heritage sits side-by-side with Christian churches in this "Imperial City". … [Read more...]
One of the top places on my list when exploring a new city is always the local market. I love visiting markets as they allow us a glimpse into a city's soul. Local shoppers, quirky vendors a beautiful variety of foods for sale-- these hubs of commerce and conversation are a … [Read more...]
Ask a hundred Spaniards “what is tapas?” and you’ll get a hundred different answers. For something so central to the Spanish way of eating, it can be a bewildering topic for visitors. Each city has its own tradition, from Basque pintxos stacked up along the bar to the big plates … [Read more...]
Of the three museums in Madrid’s “golden triangle” of art, the Reina Sofia is perhaps the most bewildering. That it hosts Picasso’s Guernica makes it an essential stop for any art lover in Madrid. But beyond that singular masterpiece, how should you approach the rest of its … [Read more...]