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  • Top Reasons to Go to Madrid

    Hit the Centro Hist├│rico: The Plaza Mayor on any late night when it's almost empty is the place that best evokes the glory of Spain's Golden Age.... Read more

  • Eating and Drinking Well in Madrid

    Spain's capital draws the finest cuisine, from seafood to rice dishes, from all over the Iberian Peninsula, but Madrid's most authentic local... Read more

  • A Good Walk: Old Madrid

    Stroll around Puerta del Sol for a look at Madrid's oldest buildings, bustling taverns, and quiet cobblestone alleys. Allow about two hours, more... Read more

  • The Events of May 2

    In 1808 Carlos IV ruled Spain, a king more interested in hunting than in the duties attached to government. The king delegated power to his wife,... Read more

  • Lodging Alternatives

    If you want a home base that's roomy enough for a family and comes with cooking facilities, consider a furnished rental. These can save you money,... Read more

  • Summer Terraces

    Madrid is blazing hot in the late spring and summer, but madrile├▒os have a relentless yearning for nightlife. As a result, the city allows nearly... Read more

  • The Art Walk (Paseo del Prado)

    Any visit to Madrid should include a stroll along Paseo del Prado, lined with some world-class museums (whose architecture as well as art are worth... Read more

  • Tapas: A Moveable Feast

    Originally a lid used to tapar (cover or close) a glass of wine, a tapa is a kind of hors d'oeuvre that sometimes comes free with a drink: the term... Read more

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