Old Madrid is going fast. And are we going to miss it? Maybe. But here are some of the “classic” places I find overrated, plus some cheaper, better alternatives nearby.
Prepare for pralines, prawns, and much more: here’s 8 things you might find surprising about the holidays in Madrid. Christmas in Spain is a mix of the traditional and the modern. And now, with less blackface!
It’s summer, and it’s hot! And in a city where many houses don’t have air conditioning, the heat can be quite a problem. But don’t despair… Try keeping cool like the locals!
Why go to a bullfight when there are so many other things to do in Madrid? Daniel shares how he got over his squeamishness at the centuries-old ritual and learned to love “los toros”.
Anyone want some dessert? Spanish pastries might not be internationally famous, but they have a lot to offer madrileños with a sweet tooth–and there’s one for every major holiday!
Daniel Welsch has seen a lot of changes in his 10 years living in Madrid. In this piece, he tries to make sense of the new trends in the city and the ways that living abroad changes you, for better and worse.
Madrid’s Almudena Cemetery has more “residents” than the city itself, and visitors can get a taste of the city’s history if they’re willing to make the hike to La Elipa.