Madrid is a great city. I highly recommend that you visit Madrid if you are heading to Spain. Here are our top sights and activities to get the most out of Madrid, the definitive list of 30 thing you must do…… View Post

Segovia is another of the amazing day trips you can do from Madrid. It’s a historic city just 30 minutes train ride from Madrid in the region of Castilla y León. Like most cities in this region of Spain, Segovia hides interesting architecture, history and Spanish culture all waiting to be explored…… View Post

It’s a lot of fun when it’s fiesta time in Madrid. The shops close, decorations are hung up in the street, bars set up outside stalls and the whole city joins in with the celebrations. These are my favourite Madrid fiestas and local holidays. They are all sure to create a fun party atmosphere…… View Post

Real Madrid football club is one of the most famous in the World. They are widely supported and have achieved much success over the years. Cabinets full of trophies and a stadium holding over 81,000 people will attest to. Taking a tour of the Bernabéu stadium, home of Real Madrid is one of the most popular activities to do in Madrid…… View Post

The market or “mercado” as it’s called in Madrid is key to any good neighbourhood. Its where locals will buy their fresh fruit, veg, meat, and fish. But it’s also a place to sit and have a coffee or beer and tapas…… View Post

If you are looking for something a little special to do in Madrid as a couple, away from the crowds where you can enjoy some time alone, look no further. I will share my tips on the most romantic places to go and things to do in Madrid…… View Post

Toledo is a Medieval Spanish city just 30 minutes ride on the fast-train from Madrid. Situated at the heart of Spain and once the Capital, it is a labyrinth of old cobbled street and stone buildings. Behind the imposing old city walls and grand bridge entrances are some of Spain’s most historical landmarks…… View Post

If you are spending more than a few days in Madrid you should take a day trip to one of the amazing nearby locations that are honestly really easy to get to. Many of these… View Post

Madrid is full of bars, everywhere you turn there is somewhere you can grab a drink and hang out with friends, relaxing and chatting. This is a guide to the liveliest areas, known as “barrios” in Madrid Centro. Where you can find the highest concentration of bars, clubs and nightlife in the city centre. A list of some of the most popular venues in each barrio, plus a few of my favourite places to go for a great night out…… View Post

Madrid is a great city to enjoy a little retail therapy and there is an amazing selection of fashion retail shops. Whether you want to treat yourself to a new outfit or grab a little something to take home for a loved one, you wont be disappointed. Take a look at this guide to shopping in Madrid. Including a list of all the best areas and the most popular stores…… View Post