Guide to High Street Shopping in Madrid

Guide to High Street Shopping in Madrid

As one of Europe's biggest and most visited cities, Madrid is a reputable fashion capital and a great shopping destination. Madrid is also said to be less expensive than Paris or London, and in the same time its proverbial night life makes it appealing for party-loving shoppers, too. Those interested in shopping in Madrid will be delighted to find out that most of the city's big fashion retailers and boutiques are clustered around a few major, centrally located streets. This guide to high... [ read more ]

A Guide to Madrid's Famous Squares

A Guide to Madrid’s Famous Squares

The buzzing capital of Spain is famous for many things, but its buzz just wouldn’t be as loud if it wasn’t for its large public squares. These squares belong to Madrileans just as much as they belong to tourists; while the first use the square to show their happiness and national pride at various events (like the winning of the Word Cup by the Spanish football team), the latter gather around the squares for a rest or a rendezvous point before hitting the nightclubs. But no matter what ar... [ read more ]