10 Tips to Survive your First Stay at a Hostel

Hotels are a staple in backpacking culture. They’re cheap (usually), they’re often centrally located and they’re a great resource for meeting new people during your travels! Of course, travelling can’t always be picture perfect and it’s important to be as…

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Museo ABC in Madrid

The Museo ABC de Dibujo e Ilustración is an exceptional art museum which started its collection in 1891. The actual building itself has an interesting history, as it was originally the first Mahou beer factory in Madrid. The Fundación Colección ABC commissioned the…

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Museo Casa de la Moneda in Madrid

  The Museo Casa de la Moneda is Madrid’s own money museum, considered to be one of the best of its kind. You will find an abundance of collections, carefully curated by the diligent staff here. The information has been…

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Cafe de Chinitas: Home of Flamenco

Imagine yourself sitting at a table with a small group of friends, sharing a bottle of Ribera red wine, chatting over a shared plate of Manchego cheese and Iberian ham anxiously waiting for the night to start. The restaurant you’re…

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New Exhibition Alert: Escher

You may not know his name, but I bet you have seen some of his incredible works of art. Mauritis Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is called the genius of Dutch surrealism and one of the world’s most famous graphic artists. He…

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Museo del Traje (fashion) in Madrid!

At first, the Museo del Traje de Madrid might sound like some kind of costume museum, but in reality it is more of museum dedicated to the evolution of Spanish fashion. It’s a relatively young institution, founded in 2004 and…

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5 Hot Jazz Clubs in Madrid

If you’ve learned anything from going out in Madrid you probably understand just how trendy, vibrant, and alive the city can be as music can be heard all over the streets regardless of if it’s 15:00 or 6:00. The music…

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The Royal Palace of Madrid

You cannot visit Madrid without visiting one of the most impressive buildings in the city, the Palacio Real. Although it is the official residence of the royal family of Spain, they do not actually live there permanently and it is…

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