The thing about being an expat is you have the ability to look at Madrid from the outside as well as inside. Here are some of those insights about life in Madrid made by those who call this amazing city home.
Madrid is well known as a party capital. So why is Madrid’s feast day so toned down compared with other Spanish cities like Pamplona and Valencia?
Could you name just five Spanish artisan cheeses? Poncelet sets out to provide cheese lovers in Madrid with artisan cheeses from Spain and Europe.
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.
What’s it like being neighbors with the Spanish? An insider’s look into la comunidad, or apartment building association in Spain.
Thanks to the success of gourmet markets like Mercado de San Miguel, many of Madrid’s run down markets have been transformed into cheerier places.
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.
Notice all the lovely terraces around Madrid these days? Well, thank the smokers. Yes, we’re thanking them.
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