AC Palacio del Retiro, Autograph Collection

Alfonso XII 14, Madrid, Madrid, 28014, Spain and Canary Islands | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $256.00

Travel Blogs from Madrid

Never Say No

A travel blog entry by anyssa

... After I felt good and stuffed I found a little flea market in the plaza. I love going to these things and looking around because everything they are selling is pretty cool. I try to only buy things that are made in the country that I'm in though, which means I usually don't buy anything (except for yesterday, finally!). Afterwards I went to the supermarket and bought myself a salad and some delicious ...


A travel blog entry by stephjames


... winding streets with no real roads and numerous churches. The Cathedral was pretty cool though, massive and very intricate architecture! We got mcflurries and sat and watched some crazy Spanish school kids just singing and messing around. For dinner we wanted to get tapas but were in the centre of town and everything is either over priced or just really touristy, we ended up at some cheap all you can eat buffet thing. It was surprisingly good for that sort of food!! While we ...

Two friendly faces in a very foreign country!

A travel blog entry by idahoteacher


... people from Idaho "chomping at the bit" to get dinner done with quickly. Dinner in Europe takes at least 2 hours and includes many different courses. It takes a bit of time to get used to it, but after while I found that I don't feel as stressed while eating, I don't get heartburn, the food tastes better and can be enjoyed, and the wait staff is more attentive and chatty, and you don't feel obligated to tip! I love it! The U.S. has ...

A taste of Madrid at night pt 1

A travel blog entry by williamluff


... which is meant to be one of the most happening areas of the city. As we go we fend off unwanted advances from shifty-looking men proferring cards advertising prostitutes. Where Lisbon is overrun by drug-dealers, Madrid seems to play host to more pimps than an Amsterdam sex-dungeon. It's pretty unsavoury to be honest.

Preferring something sweeter we stop en route at a funky looking restaurant called Cafe de Tapas for a glass of Tinto de ...

The Red Book

A travel blog entry by pieceofmind12

... block, decided against it. The sub artic frozen tundra won out. Wind howling at 5 mph, temperatures as low as 48, moist threatening rain. Conditions are too challenging without proper gear.[1] Five layers never seems to do it around here. I don’t know if it’s just our expectations or what, but the locals are hanging around seeming to be comfortable in a t-shirt, light jacket, and no hat. I have a t-shirt also….. but then a knit pullover. And ...

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