Traditional souvenirs in Madrid and where to buy them

Traditional souvenirs in Madrid and where to buy them What would a trip be without those little reminders that transport us to somewhere else on the planet? If you are someone who loves coming home with a suitcase full of gifts and souvenirs, this post is written especially for you. But we’re not talking about […]

Where to Try the Best Ice Cream in Madrid

The best ice creams in Madrid

Where to Try the Best Ice Cream in Madrid (city center) It can get very hot during the summer months in Madrid. Of course, there are plenty of areas to seek the shade during your city sightseeing but what better way to cool down, then stopping for a nice cold ice cream. You will find […]

Tradional Shops in Madrid: Centuries-Old Family Businesses

Tradional Shops in Madrid: Centuries-Old Family Businesses As a small local business, we love traditional shops in Madrid that keep their traditions intact from generation to generation. Family businesses that have formed part of daily life for madrileños for decades: bakeries, bars, pharmacies, bookstores… Madrid would be a different city without these businesses, full of history, […]

Free Things to Do in Madrid

free things to do in Madrid

Free Things to Do in Madrid Despite the fact that Madrid is one of the largest cities in Europe, the Spanish capital is a relatively inexpensive city compared to other European capitals like Rome, London or Paris. Fortunately there are many activities, exhibitions and free events all the year around. Not to mention the museums and monuments […]

El Teatro Real, Madrid Opera House

El Teatro Real, Madrid Opera House Maybe from the outside it isn’t the most impressive building in Madrid, but a marvelous surprise is hidden inside. The iconic Teatro Real (Royal Theater), established in 1850, surprises visitors with its elegant decoration, boundless luxury and wonderful acoustics. Without a doubt, this is a must-see for opera lovers […]

Lavapies Neighbourhood in Madrid

Lavapies Neighbourhood in Madrid Our local guide Will show us on this post “Lavapies Neighbourhood in Madrid”, his favourite barrio in the city: What to see, where to eat and tons of local tips! Lavapies: Street-Art District in Madrid Lavapies is a neighbourhood with a tremendously diverse history, associated with movements of the working class, […]

Exploring Real Madrid’s Sporting Heritage

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Exploring Real Madrid’s Sporting Heritage Few professional teams carry the gravitas of Real Madrid. The team is arguably the most iconic and successful teams in all of sports. Originally known as the Madrid Football Club, Real Madrid began their unprecedented run of excellence three years into being founded, winning 4 consecutive Copa del Rey titles from […]

Why to choose a private tour in Madrid

Why to choose a private tour in Madrid Tired of big travel companies and internationl tour operators? Sometimes these types of companies offer an impersonal, cold and distant service. If you want to enjoy a more personal and exclusive experience, we propose you to discover more about our private tour in Madrid. When you aren’t […]

San Anton Food Market in Madrid: where the locals eat

San Anton Food Market

San Anton Food Market in Madrid: where the locals eat San Anton is a wonderful food market in Chueca, Central Madrid. Visiting the market is a great way to see a modern local market, sample delicious foods and relax on the rooftop terrace. The market was originally built in 1945 but in 2002 it received […]

Real Madrid Home Fixtures September 2018

Real Madrid Home Matches September 2018

Real Madrid Home Fixtures September 2018 The Spaniards love football, and of course, we are not an exception. In this post you will find all the information about Real Madrid home fixtures (including Champions League and Copa del Rey) during the month of September. La Liga has just started (mid-August), but the tension between the main […]