What’s the difference between “ahora” and “ahora mismo”? When is it ok to show up late? When isn’t it? A guide to the Spanish concept of time.
Sure, Madrid’s got Parque Retiro, Casa de Campo and all that to escape into for your nature fix, but it’s also got a budding urban gardening movement.
Madrid might not be the most dog-friendly city in the world but having a dog in the city is more than manageable if you’re a dedicated dog lover.
Find yourself in Carrefours and Días for your groceries? You’re chickening out and cheating yourself of the market experience. Learn to shop like a local.
Bread is a staple in the Spanish diet, but why is it so hard to find a decent loaf of bread in Madrid?
In Madrid, you can stumble upon something new everyday. But why stumble when you can hunt? Geocaching is a new way to discover Madrid.
Tiny streets, unaware drivers and hostile pedestrians make Madrid a tough city to get around on bicycle, but with a little bit of patience, it can be done.