Urban Hotel Madrid
Travel Blogs from Madrid
HE SAID: Today we flew from Barcelona to Madrid. Checked in at the hotel urban (www.derbyhotels.com/page.php?id=515). I love this place, especially the elevators! We were so tired of only eating Spanish food which seems to be 98% of the restaurants available we we told about a great Thai Restaurant (Thai Gardens) that we thought was great. It's …
... city's core.
Our first full day in Madrid we signed up for the free walking tour offered by the hostel to show us some of the city's main attractions. We saw Plaza de la Puerta del Sol, where countless protests take place against democracy, corruption, unemployment, pensions, gay and lesbian rights - you name it, they protest it. This plaza is a hub and a gathering place and seems to be the entrance to the city's old town. ...
... believe them to be. If you always do what youŽve always done then youŽll never experience anything new. If you don’t do it now, what will you have to look back on and say ‘I’m glad I done that?’
Note; this is not me encouraging you to adopt a beyond foolish YOLO attitude to justify bad decisions.
5. Never pass up a good thing. This will be interpreted by everyone differently, ...
... are on little miniature baguettes that are toasted so the crust is crunchy. I’m going to be all over that place like ugly on a monkey. I had the pork loin with honey and mustard too. 150 things on the menu. Menus in four languages. Gruff wait staff
I then went across the street and had the patatas fritas at a little out of the way down home Ma & Pa place called McDonalds. Knew I was going to have try it sooner or later. The fries were awesome. The me was ...
... chips/munchies to suffice.
Back at Chris’s apartment that afternoon, we met Alejandro who just arrived home and promptly took a nap. While he was recharging after a full day’s work off of two hours of sleep, Chris came home and we caught up. Alejandro eventually resurfaced around 10:00ish, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service