A hidden gem of Madrid’s museum scene that’s well worth a visit. There’s no escaping the fact that money makes the world go round and in some senses the history of money is the history of human civilisation. The Museo Casa de la Moneda – Museum of the Royal Mint – is one of … [Read more...]
Madrid doesn't have an icon like the Eiffel Tower, Gaudi's architecture, or New York's Times Square so it is perhaps unfairly skipped over by many travellers. But for those interested in history and culture, the Spanish capital should be your number one choice.
A passionate city at the very heart of Spain, Madrid is a must-see city for any curious traveller. The Spanish capital may lack an icon - there is no modernist architecture of Barcelona, no Eiffel Tower of Paris, no Buckingham Palace of London - but it doesn't need one. Its … [Read more...]
Finding your way around Madrid is a breeze thanks to the Metro. Madrid Metro is the second biggest in Europe after London, even though the city of Madrid is actually relatively small. This means that you can get around the city easily and cheaply on the Metro anytime from … [Read more...]
This centre of the LGBT community in Madrid has something for everyone who brings a party spirit and an open mind. Just a stone’s throw from the Gran Via, to the north of the city centre, Chueca is undoubtedly one of the best places to go out in Madrid. Its vibrant gay … [Read more...]
A great historic area of Madrid where the old and the young sit side by side. Malasaña has a proud and important place in the history of both Madrid and Spain. It was the starting place for the uprising against Napoleon that led, through some bloody events, to Spain’s … [Read more...]