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Family Activities A Day Trip in Toledo

A Day Trip in Toledo

Before Madrid was the capital of Spain, Toledo was known as the political capital and stayed that way until 1561 when King Phillip II moved to Madrid. This UNESCO World Heritage city is only 74 kilometers away, making it a perfect choice for a day trip or a short weekend […]

Art & Photography Step back in time at the Museo de Romanticismo

Step back in time at the Museo de Romanticismo

Madrid is home to some of the most amazing museums. You can spend hours and hours lingering through the halls of The Reina Sofia, El Prado or the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. But, if you’re pressed for time, and are looking for a smaller alternative, check out the Museo de Romanticismo. This […]

Assorted Posts One of Madrid’s Hidden Treasures: El Horno: a uniquely welcoming dance and fitness center

One of Madrid’s Hidden Treasures: El Horno: a uniquely welcoming dance and fitness center

Classical Ballet, Flamenco, Contemporary, Zumba, Acrobatics, Kung Fu, Hand Balance, Pole Dancing, Tango, Yoga, Pilates, Crossfit, Jazz, Hip-hop, Bollywood, Afro-contemporary, Workshops, Studio-rentals, Castings and everything else… El Horno, meaning “the oven”, is a funky and fantastic three-story fitness and dance center near metros La Latina, Lavapiés and Tirso de Molina. […]

International Eats Tandoori Station; The best Indian Food Restaurant in Madrid

Tandoori Station; The best Indian Food Restaurant in Madrid

Pssst! Want to know a secret? Some of Madrid’s best restaurants aren’t even Spanish! Yes, you read that correctly! Madrid is a large, international city and in recent years, Spaniards’ taste buds have grown to like food from other cultures. Now, don’t get me wrong, most Spaniards I know eat […]

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Tierra Burrito Bar
FOOD & TAPAS

Tierra Burrito Bar

What do you get when you combine fresh, affordable food, craft beers and two cool central Madrid locations? You get Tierra Burrito Bar. Anyone familiar with the Southwestern part of the U.S. knows how much we love our Tex-Mex food. For me, stepping into Tierra was like taking a short […]

Madrid’s best market: Mercado de Motores
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Madrid’s best market: Mercado de Motores

Toot toot! Old trains mixed with vintage clothes and hot dogs. Once a month, El Mercado de Motores (meaning the Engine Market) takes over an old train museum in downtown Madrid for a unique flea market experience. Independent collectors and designers set up vintage stands right alongside Madrid’s old trains […]

Thanksgiving in Madrid
FOOD & TAPAS

Thanksgiving in Madrid

Just because you’re in Madrid, doesn’t mean you have to skip out on a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Thanksgiving has become a pretty well known yearly event here. A few years ago, you could hardly find anyone serving Thanksgiving meals, unless they were pre-arranged with the Expat clubs. Now, there are […]

Celebrating Madrid’s local wines
Festivals

Celebrating Madrid’s local wines

Many people know about la Rioja, Spain’s famous wine region, but did you also know that there are many great wines grown in the community of Madrid? During the next few days, the Semana Del Vino de Madrid (Madrid Wine Week) is helping locals and tourists alike re-discover the wines […]

Madrid en Danza 2013
Festivals

Madrid en Danza 2013

If you have yet to see any of the shows from the Madrid International Dance Festival, there is still time! This festival brings together 23 dance companies from around the world and is a must-see for any fans of dance! The  event brings together a variety of difference dance styles, […]