Check rates and availability for this hotel
Find the best prices for Intercontinental Madrid from our 9 partners. Show all partners
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... me up, but also makes me nervous which doesn't help when I was already nervous to have an interview in Spanish. Also Ilia, my director, and I still weren't sure if the foundation would be able to have me come. So I didn't know how serious the interview was. We went there and met lots of people and got a tour of the place. We went to a small room where 2 people talked to us about what they do and what my schedule would be like with ...
... sorry Russell Crow. -Las Ramblas. It isn't just your typical street with vendors, it had a vibe. An awesome vibe. Then when you got bored with the main drag you just turn off into a side street and it is like you are in Venice. A labyrinth of small streets and awesome little shops and restaurants. -The USA basketball game. Check out my running diary. Truly epic. -Betrayal. My body just got worn out. After two and a half weeks of too much ...
... the manager, and ask something like this:
"Una amiga me dijo que tengo que ir aquí para probar 'alcachofas con jamón'..." (A friend told me to come here and try...)
He grinned and nodded.
"...y un 'postre torrija'?"
As if I mentioned some sort of secret code, he patted me on the back, motioned for me to take a seat, and five minutes later I had my food. So it turns out that alcachofas are artichokes - something I hate, but it was delicious! I ...
... working on building a recording studio. They host concerts, theatre rehearsals, yoga classes, guitar lessons, and storytelling festivals, amongst other collaborative projects. The space is free to use and completely and totally bad-ass. The grassroots youth organizing going on in Madrid is astounding. And if it wasn't for couchsurfing I never would have even heard of this awesome subsection of ...
... to see some more of the country next week, as the college closes for a few days for Easter, so will possibly be heading for Extramadura and Castilla Y Leon regions which are really beautiful, so will hopefully catch up again soon after.
Have attached a couple of photos I've taken around Madrid so far including the Royal Palace, and even the street where the college is!
Take care and best wishes to you all as always.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services