Wonderfully weird Madrid

by Christine Orford Home to world-class museums, elegant boulevards, huge sports teams and manicured parks, Madrid has dozens of famous tourist attractions all over the city. But scratch the surface and you’ll discover that the Spanish...

Madrid’s must-see museums

by Ellen Curham If you find yourself in the Spanish capital of Madrid and are told to check out the Golden Triangle, don’t expect to come across a pyramid. This tourist attraction actually refers to the city’s top...

Five great cities for history buffs

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. If you’re an absolute lover of history then you’ll adore these five cities around the world. History is what...

How To See Spain On A Budget

Spain is a great country for backpackers. The locals are friendly, there’s loads to see for free, the food and drink is delicious and the summer weather is spectacular. They siesta in the afternoon, eat late into the evening and party all night....

7 Bizarre Meals to try in Madrid

By Lauren Aloise Madrid is a food lover’s paradise, complete with upscale markets and some of the best in modern Spanish cuisine. But among its traditional taverns and avant-garde dining rooms, adventurous eaters can experience some of the city’s most...

City Wars: Barcelona Vs Madrid

There’s been a long standing rivalry between Barcelona and Madrid forever.  We love them both but sometimes it’s more fun to stir the barrel than settle the dispute. Which city do you vote for? #barcelonavsmadrid