Category Archives: MADRID & CENTRAL

Spain’s big, royal, grand city! The Scoop on Madrid travel and Spanish dishes. Here you’ll find local info on Madrid attractions plus information on travel to villages around Madrid. Toledo and more!

It’s Not About Halloween In Spain: Day Of The Dead In Spain

But what Spain does celebrate, is Dia de Todos Los Santos, or All Saint's Day, celebrated on November 1st...
Leave a comment Also posted in BARCELONA & EAST, Festivals & Holidays, Festivals & Holidays, Festivals & Holidays, Festivals & Holidays, Festivals & Holidays | Tagged , , , , |

True Manhood By Dodging Turnips – Move Over Viagra

In snow laden streets, men are chased by turnip throwing demons...
3 Comments Also posted in Destinations, Festivals & Holidays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

No Car Needed (no. 14): Madrid To The Walls Of Ávila

Walking parapets, climbing towers, calling for your love. The stuff of fairy tales is only 1.5 hours from Madrid.
2 Comments Also posted in Destinations | Tagged , , , , |

An Early Worm In Pedraza

'about the silence before a place wakes up...
Leave a comment Also posted in Destinations | Tagged , , , , , |

No Car Needed (no. 13): Segovia, A Bridge Through Time

Hop on a bus or train to Segovia from Madrid...
4 Comments Also posted in Destinations | Tagged , , , |

A Scoopometer 10! PhotoEspaña – Madrid Travel

Over 328 artists from 42 countries will shine at PhotoEspaña in Madrid...
Leave a comment Also posted in Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , |

3 Cool Tapas Restaurants in Chueca – Madrid

Chueca is a very cool neighborhood. The gays and artists...
6 Comments Also posted in Food | Tagged , , , , , , , |

How To Drink In Spain — Weird & Wonderful Drinks

Know how to order unusual drinks in the bar and restaurant culture in Spain...
11 Comments Also posted in BARCELONA & EAST, Food, Food | Tagged , , , |

Saving Money In Madrid

Whether traveling or living in Spain, we all want to know expert advice...
2 Comments Also posted in Shop | Tagged , , , , , |

Wallet Rules: How Do You Tip In Spain?

How to tip in bars and restaurants in Spain.
15 Comments Also posted in BARCELONA & EAST, BILBAO & NORTH, Food, Food, Food, Food, Food, ISLANDS, More Cool Islands, SANTIAGO & WEST, SEVILLE & SOUTH | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pass The Patatas Bravas – A Bit Of History

Luckily, our writers for The Spain Scoop love to eat the unique food ...
3 Comments Also posted in Food | Tagged , , , , , , |

5 Hoods – Shopping Guide For Madrid

Shopping in a big city can be overwhelming and travelers have...
1 Comment Also posted in Shop | Tagged , , , , , , , |

You Gotta See Spain: 7 Must-Visit Cities

Our tips on Spain's top cities to visit.
16 Comments Also posted in BARCELONA & EAST, BILBAO & NORTH, San Sebastian, SANTIAGO & WEST, SEVILLE & SOUTH | Tagged , , , , |

Want To Hang In Madrid? Lauren’s Top 5 Picks

Madrid is big, fun, and has many cool ways to entertain you...
2 Comments Also posted in Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , |

Who’s Hungry? – Madrid Food Tour

Ready to get to know Madrid's tasty side? Let Cat and Lauren show you the way...
3 Comments Also posted in Food, Tours & Classes | Tagged , , , , , |