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!

5 Stops For Chocolate Lovers – Madrid

Chocolate is one of the basic food groups in Spain next to...
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From A to B In Musical Madrid – With A Transportation Pass

Madrid Metro Surprises are the best part of travel and our guest writer, Robin Graham...
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Celebrating The Epiphany In Spain

I am of the belief that Spanish children may be among some of the luckiest in the world. Why? Well, because not only do they get to celebrate...
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Christmas Is Softer In Spain

You won't see the mad Christmas commercialization in Spain today. Christmas is softer, kinder...
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Santa, No Sleigh – Christmas Traditions In Spain

Santas slip into modern Spain with little fanfare. Few Santas or elves... Santa Delivering Presents
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A Christmas Kiss?

Mistletoe is a hot seller for people in Spain for the holidays and long after...
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4 Christmas Markets In Spain

Villages, towns and cities in Spain have staged Christmas markets for centuries. Sad, mournful...
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A Bed For Every Budget: Where To Stay In Madrid

Lauren Aloise from Madrid, is in the know regarding cool places to stay in Madrid...
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How’s Spain Doing?

How’s Spain doing in the crisis? One local viewpoint from Madrid.....
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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. Traditionally this day, where most businesses are shut down and people have the day off of work, is for friends and families to visit the graves of their loved ones who have passed away
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No Car Needed (no. 11): Madrid To Segovia

Those Roman dudes got around and left their huge aquaduct in Segovia...
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The Soapbox Scoop (no. 4): Aggression And Violence In Crisis Time (Or, People Are Jerks)

What the ^$%& is going on in Barcelona and Spain these days? Have people completely lost the plot? Spain shows its ugly side....
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Free Days for Madrid’s Prado Museum

Save some euros at certain times and on specific days throughout the year at the Prado...
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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-Customs In Spain

For restaurants, customs in Spain are different. Here are eleven restaurant rules to make travel easier...
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