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Madrid's amazing rooftop bars!

Madrid's amazing rooftop bars! Whatever the weather, Madrid’s vast selection of rooftop bars provides the perfect opportunity to meet with your friends and enjoy the spectacular views of this beautiful city. Here we have rounded up some of our favourites to share with you! 1. Círculo de Bellas Artes (...

Madrid's fascinating museums

Madrid's fascinating museums Museo del Prado The Museo del Prado holds the most complete collection of Spanish art in the world. It is famous for its wonderful collection of Goya (“Los fusilamientos de 3 de Mayo”), Velázquez (”Las Meninas”) as well as many other paintings and sculptures by influential artists. ...

Day trip: El Pardo

Day trip: El Pardo El Pardo, home to one of Spain’s magnificent royal palaces, is an easy day trip from Madrid. There are quite a few royal palaces in Spain, including the Royal Palace of Riofrio, the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso, the Royal Palace of ...

Biking in El Retiro

Biking in El Retiro I can’t imagine a more perfect way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon than meeting friends for a leisurely bike ride and picnic in the park. Unfortunately, our bikes didn’t make the cut when moving to Spain so we were pleased to discover that ...

Day Trip: Hiking in Parque Natural de Peñalara

Day Trip: Hiking in Parque Natural de Peñalara This past weekend I headed to Parque Natural de Peñalara with a few friends. We were in the mood to hike, take in some fresh air, and escape the city for the day. The park is situated in the Sierra ...