Category: Madrid Spain

where to eat, stay and play in Madrid, Spain

Flamenco – The Mystery, The History, The Fun

Flamenco is all you think it can be. Dramatic, sad, passionate, heart wrenching and sensual. The history, even though most of it was undocumented, is one of the layers that makes this dance and music so essential for the Spaniard … Continue reading

Madrid in Photos

Madrid is an amazing city that will surprise you and make you want to move there. The pulsing beat of the streets and of the people is captivating and, I have to say, I truly miss this glorious city. Street … Continue reading

Teleferico de Madrid – Madrid’s Cableway – Is it Worth the Time and Money?

Madrid, as with most of Spain’s cities, has a Teleferico, Cableway (in English). It takes you over the city to its highest peak. Is the Teleferico de Madrid Worth the Money? Before arriving to Madrid I was recommended a number of … Continue reading

Flamenco en Madrid – Cardamomo Tablao Flamenco

When I think of Flamenco, the first images that come to mind is small, darkish stage with either the woman and her castanets or a man and a woman embraced in a passionate, strong dance. Amazingly enough, Cardamomo is exactly what … Continue reading

Real Madrid Stadium Tour – Tour Bernabeu

My oldest son dream is to go to a Real Madrid game. Being in Madrid, we thought that could happen. Unfortunately, none of the games took place while we were there. The next best thing, of course, the Real Madrid … Continue reading

Flamenco Show Madrid – The Tablao Flamenco Villa Rosa Experience

Everyone in my family had something they needed to see or do while we were in Spain. My husband had two requests – Paella and climbing. My oldest boy to visit Real Madrid Bernabeu tour and climbing, my youngest same as … Continue reading

Where to Stay in Madrid – Only-Apartments

Nothing beats being greeted in a strange city by a friendly face. That was my first thought when we arrived to our new apartment building after traveling for over 15 hours from Guatemala to Madrid, Spain. It has been over … Continue reading

Traditional Spanish Food – La Barraca Restaurant

Eating out while traveling is a treat. Since we stay in vacation rentals the majority of our meals are at home. Its much easier with kids since they can truly be picky about what they eat. So when we do … Continue reading

Royal Palace Madrid – Palacio Real de Madrid

Spain is one of the few European countries that still has an active monarchy. Visiting the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) was a huge bucket list item for me. And now I can say I did it and it was great. … Continue reading

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