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!

A Bed For Every Budget: Where To Stay In Madrid

Looking for the right place to stay in Madrid? Local writer Lauren Aloise shares her tips on where to book.
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How’s Spain Doing?

How’s Spain doing in the crisis? One local viewpoint from Madrid.....
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No Car Needed (no. 11): Madrid To Segovia

Take an easy day-trip to Segovia, Spain, by train!
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An Unsettling Tradition: Impressions of My First Bullfight

Some say it's art, others say it's just plain cruel. Shawn from Madrid offers a view on bullfighting.
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11 Restaurants Rules You Need To Know In Spain

For restaurants, customs in Spain are different. Here are eleven restaurant rules to make travel easier.
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Expensive Coffee, Vertigo, And A Fugitive Frog: Visiting Salamanca

Visit Salamanca in Spain and try to find the fugitive frog on the side of its university. The frog is a warning for students.
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Top 10 Hoods In Madrid

How do you know where to go when you hit a big city? Read up on 10 excellent neighborhoods in Madrid.
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Flying The Bird to Atocha Station In Madrid

The Antocha train station in Madrid is a stunner!
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The Best Ways To Get Around Madrid

Madrid's public transportation is excellent. Here's how to use it.
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14 Bargain Gifts To Buy In Spain

Here are some good gifts to snag when you're on Spanish soil. 14 souvenirs to take home.
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The Scoop Interviews (no. 13): MadridMan

MadridMan was one of the first bloggers to cover Madrid.
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How To Jump Around Europe From Spain

Countries are close in Europe. Book a flight or a train ride and see more.
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The Scoop Interviews (no.10): Erin Ridley, La Tortuga Viajera

In our 'The Scoop Interviews' series, we meet Erin Ridley of La Tortuga Viajera.
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Train, Plane, Bus? How to Travel Around Spain

The scoop on how to travel around Spain by plane, car, train, AVE, and car sharing.
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Where Everybody Knows Your Name – Not Lonely In Madrid

Get over the expat blues at these spots in Madrid, Spain.
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