Budget Traveling to Madrid

Budget Traveling to Madrid

The problem with budget traveling is that you always go home regretting that you haven’t done such or so thing just because you were too careful with your money. Seeing great places on a small budget is a great accomplishment, but it can also have its disadvantages: there are many guilty little pleasures you have to abstain from when on a small budget. One great way to make sure that you’ll have enough money when traveling is to find a really cheap way of getting there. Which is why tod... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Madrid

Top 5 attractions in Madrid

It’s my difficult mission today to try and present you the top 5 attractions in Madrid. Like any major capital, Madrid has all the possible attractions, from historic landmarks and institutions to ultra-chic malls and shops. Madrid is well known for its local football team Real Madrid and its iconic stadium, for the great shopping and partying opportunities but also for its unequaled art museums. Apart from all these, the atmosphere on Madrid's streets is indeed exceptional: with party goers c... [ read more ]

Madrid Attractions for Kids

Madrid Attractions for Kids

If you’re thinking that Madrid is all about fiestas, shopping and football, well, you’re wrong! There are many things that families with kids can do in Madrid, after all, let us not forget, this is the capital of Spain and not a resort! So you should keep in mind that the Madrid attractions for kids we’ll be discussing today are far from being the only options for traveling families in search for entertainment. Madrid has many parks, children’s playgrounds and sports facilities, which o... [ read more ]

Madrid Hottest Dance Clubs

Madrid Hottest Dance Clubs

Madrid, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain, is well-known for its proverbial nightlife. As clubs stay open well after midnight and parties start early in the evening, the streets of central Madrid become very lively at night. It’s customary for Madrlienians to walk from bar to bar and have a beer at each location, till finally settling for a noisy night club. Some people just hang around a central market and share a bottle or two of wine (this is called 'botellon'). But no matter what the drink... [ read more ]

Bargain Shopping in Madrid

Bargain Shopping in Madrid

Althought Madrid in not quite the first among the well-established capitals of fashion, it’s a great place to shop for the average tourists. Compared to other Western European capitals, Madrid offers the same boutiques and brand stores, at slightly smaller prices. Plus, there are plenty of national brands of clothes and shoes that are little known on the international markets. For the bargain hunting shopper in each of us, here’s my guide to bargain shopping in Madrid: Trendy Brands and... [ read more ]

Madrid for Sports-Lovers

Madrid for Sports-Lovers

Considering the the city's gargantuan dimensions and impressive number of attractions, there are many sides of Madrid that might remain unseen for you, no matter how long your staying. When it comes to history, culture and nightlife, the capital of Spain can satisfy even the most demanding tourist. But when we get down to the 'Madrid for sports-lovers' chapter, the Spanish metropolis doesn’t cease to surprise us. And we are not only talking football here. While chances you run into some... [ read more ]