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...]
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.
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...]
Today I'd like to introduce Spanish Sabores' newest contributor, Ewan Bleiman. I first met Ewan through Devour Madrid-- he designed and now leads our wonderful Prado Museum Tour. When my parents were in town this summer we took Ewan's tour as guests and I was so proud-- he is a … [Read more...]
Just about one year ago, my sister called to tell me she was coming to visit me here in Madrid-- with her husband and four small children in tow! I was overjoyed, yet apprehensive-- would it be too much for the kids? Luckily, I've now learned that Madrid is a pretty awesome city … [Read more...]