Also known as EL TRÉBOL or Churreria J.Balcells, this was right around the corner from our hotel so it was our go to for mid afternoon snacks or merienda during our trip. Little did we know that this . . .
First off we did not realize that this was a gluten-free healthy restaurant. It was near the hotel we were staying in and the place just looked so pretty and nice from the outside. I'm always drawn to . . .
Set on a small alley, this modern eco-friendly boutique hotel has 12 attractive rooms. It is unique because of it's convenient automated check-in. Though there was no one when we arrived, they were . . .
If you would like to go shopping in Madrid, I have some ideas to recommend. Salvador Bachiller Spanish Leather Goods Spain is famous for their amazing leather goods and my MIL loves buying the . . .
Another quick but yummy bite in Madrid is Rodilla's sandwiches. There are many Rodilla branches all over the city and they are known for their delicious cold sandwiches. They also have some warm . . .
Museo del Jamon was a nice experience for a first time tourist like me in Madrid. It's nothing fancy, but it was cool eating amidst the walls full of hanging Jamon. You can also buy different cold . . .
Reputedly the best place to enjoy Bocadillo de Calamares, this was a definite treat for me. The other places that I tried had thick calamari rings which were harder to bite while at El Brilliante the . . .
One of the things I was really looking forward to doing in Madrid was the food, having tapas throughout the day and enjoying wine and beers with meals. I don't normally have beer with lunch or . . .
If you are a fan of Real Madrid then the Bernabeu Tour is a must-do in Madrid. I only became a football and Real Madrid fan because of TD and through this tour I learned so much more of the proud . . .
Madrid with all it's history and art has a lot of museums that showcase the some of the worlds greatest works and artists. I would have loved to spend an entire day just wandering around one museum . . .