AC Palacio del Retiro, Autograph Collection

Alfonso XII 14, Madrid, Madrid, 28014, Spain and Canary Islands | 5 star hotel
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An adventurous appetites tour of Madrid

A travel blog entry by rayculvereurope


Very cool outing for the evening!!

Bought a tour of Madrid and some of their local restaurants...tour started at 8pm and ended around 1230am. Group consisted of me, Shawn (my buddy I am staying with), 2 Aussies, 2 ladies from Miami (I swear they could be on Real Housewives of Miami) and one young guy who was from Minnesota but lives in London.

We hit 5 restaurants and has small dishes at each...absolutely incredible way to see Madrid and experience the local ...

The Real Madrid

A travel blog entry by rebecca.taylor

... we were waiting for the matches to start we went to a local and very very very cheap bar that sold little snacks and cheap drinks (they even had shandi on tap... amazing). After stuffing our faces for a few solid hours we headed back to the stadium to get a few Real Madrid scarves (acting as weather protection as well).

We got into our seats and soon realised that it was bloody ...

Rosie Goddard aka La Niña

A travel blog entry by jessspearman


... which was hilarious!!! What I have actually forgotten to point out is that during said siesta/binge drinking we actually missed out on the gay pride parade, our main reason for embarking on such an adventure but as I said before NO PASA NADA!!! We decided to join the hostel pub crawl €12, free litre of cerveza/sangria (this hostel loves litre drinks or biiiiiig drinks as they are advertised) and some good banter. We met some really cool people; au pairs Olivia from Scotland ...

The First Weekend Begins

A travel blog entry by freshtravels


... Madrid best when he said:
"In Madrid on cold nights you can drink sherry brandy and go to bed. To go to bed early at night in Madrid marks you as a little queer. For a long time your friends will feel a little uncomfortable about it.
Nobody goes to bed in Madrid until they have killed the night. Appointments with a friend are habitually made for after midnight at the earliest. No other town that I have ever lived in is there less going to bed for ...

Day 5: El Prado and El Retiro

A travel blog entry by gmethven


... it was chorizo) which I hadn't liked but tried some again tonight and on the French bread was actually really good. I think today was the best day I've had with my family. I understand more than I have any other day and I feel like conversations just flowed more and everything was more comfortable. Tonight was the first time that I've really felt like my Spanish, both speaking and comprehension, has gotten ...

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