AirBnB: Heima Homes Puerta del Sol - Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid. A Family Home

Hotels | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

October 13, 2018

Hotels

AirBnB: Heima Homes Puerta del Sol - Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid. A Family Home

The Prado Heima Home is in a privileged location, right next to Plaza de Santa Ana in the very heart of Barrio de las Letras and 500 meters away from the Prado Museum and Puerta del Sol.…

October 13, 2018 | Travel | Madrid

Breakfast at Ana La Santa Madrid

Breakfast & Coffee | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Ana La Santa Madrid

I enjoyed dinner so much that I planned another visit; this time for breakfast. Ana La Santa is where the decor is soothing, where the vibes are positive and where food is tasty! Dinner was indeed…

September 22, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Breakfast at Vincci Soho, Madrid, Spain

Breakfast & Coffee | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Vincci Soho, Madrid, Spain

The hotel looks marvelous with its design and innovative decor items so I expected an outstanding breakfast. More of a business casual hotel, breakfast at Vincci is like any breakfast, a buffet for…

September 22, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Photos of the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport

Airports | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 22, 2018

Airports

Photos of the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport

Madrid-Barajas Airport (code IATA: MAD, code ICAO: LEMD) is located on the northeast of Madrid, Barajas district, only 12 kilometers from Madrid city center. The airport changed its name from…

September 22, 2018 | Travel | Madrid

La Rotonda Restaurant at The Westin Palace Madrid

Hotels | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 22, 2018

Hotels

La Rotonda Restaurant at The Westin Palace Madrid

Down at the piano-bar, under the glass atrium, in one of Madrid’s most luxurious hotels, we sat for summer. At La Rotonda, the hotel’s international restaurant, dine in style while…

September 22, 2018 | International Cuisine | Madrid

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

French | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 20, 2018

French

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

Despite its single review and no rating yet on google maps, I felt this restaurant, and walk straight in to experience it. Part of The Grand Hotel Ingles, open for six months now, the restaurant is…

September 20, 2018 | International Cuisine | Madrid

Giolatto Ice Cream Shop Madrid

Ice Cream & Gelato | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Giolatto Ice Cream Shop Madrid

Second best in my opinion, Giolatto serves a tasty ice cream with a bit more sweetness that I would have expected. Creamier than Helados Patagonia, the ice cream shop is known for its waffle cups.…

September 19, 2018 | Reviews | Madrid

Charoles: A Quality Restaurant at San Lorenzo El Escorial

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Charoles: A Quality Restaurant at San Lorenzo El Escorial

Arriving into El Escorial and out of a dozen restaurants we’ve visited, this one seems to be good and less touristic. Using two Michelin Bibendum as decorative items to grab the…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Lobo 8; The Tastiest, and Sexiest, Gourmet Eggs Benedict, are Found in Madrid

Breakfast & Coffee | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Lobo 8; The Tastiest, and Sexiest, Gourmet Eggs Benedict, are Found in Madrid

For me, breakfast is the most important part of a trip: I travel to have breakfast, choose my hotels accordingly and make it a point to try eggs Benedict all around the world. This time, it was not…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Maruxina: A Dark Lunch in Toledo

International Cuisine | Spain Europe

Europe

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Maruxina: A Dark Lunch in Toledo

Open in a touristic area, Maruxina is not a restaurant that has done a proper market study. Black, dark, dimmed with no windows, it feels like dining in hell. Handled by a waiter that doesn’t…

September 19, 2018 | Restaurants | Spain

El Escorial Royal Monastery, Madrid Spain

Travel | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Travel

El Escorial Royal Monastery, Madrid Spain

The Escorial is a vast building complex located in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid, in central Spain. The building is the most important architectural monument of the Spanish…

September 19, 2018 | Madrid

The Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo

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Europe

September 19, 2018

Travel

The Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo

The Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo (Spanish: Catedral Primada Santa María de Toledo) is a Roman Catholic church in Toledo, Spain. It is the seat of the Metropolitan Archdiocese…

September 19, 2018 | Spain

Buy a Souvenir from Toledo: Artesanía Tradicional Toledana

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Europe

September 19, 2018

Travel

Buy a Souvenir from Toledo: Artesanía Tradicional Toledana

Artesanía Tradicional Toledana SL is a business geared towards the promotion and internationalization of craftsmanship from Toledo. Since its inception, this project has benefited from…

September 19, 2018 | Spain

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

I’m not used to stopping at restaurants for tourists but having the kids; you will choose the first that pops in front of you for them to sit and relax. Out of a dozen, I chose the one that…

September 19, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

American

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

It has become a tradition, a challenge or probably a need to try Five Guys in all the countries I visit. London, Paris, Dubai, Oman, New York, Paris and now Madrid. This burger is so finger-licking…

September 19, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

Shopping in Madrid: Visit Las Rozas Outlet Village

Travel | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Travel

Shopping in Madrid: Visit Las Rozas Outlet Village

Las Rozas Village and its sister Village La Roca Village offer the only up-market luxury outlet options in Spain. Las Rozas Village was the second of the Villages to open in Spain. The…

September 19, 2018 | Madrid

Helados Patagonia Artesanal: Your Ice Cream in Madrid

Ice Cream & Gelato | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Helados Patagonia Artesanal: Your Ice Cream in Madrid

I’ve been following the Google Maps ratings for some time and usually, they do not miss. Searching for ice cream around the hotel, the app led me to Helados Patagonia Artesanal, a shop where…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

It’s one of those places that are built to impress: it’s where I took a hundred photos before even arriving at the table. A bar, an indoor dining space and a big garden divided into…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

With a review of 4,5/5 on google maps, and decor as beautiful as the one I discovered, I was so excited to browse the menu and enjoy the food. I felt the place from the minute I walked in, the…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Mercado de San Miguel: Madrid's Food Destination

Reviews | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 18, 2018

Reviews

Mercado de San Miguel: Madrid's Food Destination

The Market of San Miguel (Mercado de San Micuel) is a covered market located in Madrid, Spain. Originally built in 1916, it was purchased by private investors in 2003 who renovated the iron…

September 18, 2018 | Travel | Madrid

Casa Paca: Experience the WAW Effect in Salamanca

Fish & Seafood | Spain Europe

Europe

September 17, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Casa Paca: Experience the WAW Effect in Salamanca

With several awards and a Michelin recognition in 2012, Casa Paca is a restaurant you want to try when visiting Salamanca. Located on the main place, the restaurant serves a hungry clientele of…

September 17, 2018 | International Cuisine | Spain

Cafeteria on the Roof: The Restaurant at Corte Ingles Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

International Cuisine

Cafeteria on the Roof: The Restaurant at Corte Ingles Madrid

Nestled on the seventh floor at the famous Corte Ingles in the heart of Madrid, the restaurant is visited by the locals and tourists alike. Older people mostly, come here for the service, the food,…

September 17, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Visit the Cathedral of Salamanca: A Photo and Video Review

Travel | Spain Europe

Europe

September 17, 2018

Travel

Visit the Cathedral of Salamanca: A Photo and Video Review

A must visit in Salamanca: The New Cathedral is, together with the Old Cathedral, one of the two cathedrals of Salamanca, Spain. It was constructed between the 16th and 18th centuries in two styles:…

September 17, 2018 | Spain

Ana La Santa: Enjoyable Vibes on Plaza de Santa Ana Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

International Cuisine

Ana La Santa: Enjoyable Vibes on Plaza de Santa Ana Madrid

Vibrant, vast, classy and full of life, Ana La Santa is a restaurant on the Plaza de Santa Ana occupying the ground floor of an iconic white building. With a low ceiling, walls paints in white and…

September 17, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Dunkin' Donuts is Named Dunkin' Coffee in Spain

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Dunkin' Donuts is Named Dunkin' Coffee in Spain

The term "Donuts" was already trademarked by one of the largest Spanish bakery firms, Panrico, so the company was born as a joint venture between Dunkin' Donuts' then-parent Allied Domecq and Panrico…

September 17, 2018 | News | Madrid

Madrid's Zoo and Aquarium: A Photo and Video Review

Travel | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

Travel

Madrid's Zoo and Aquarium: A Photo and Video Review

The Madrid Zoo Aquarium is a 20-hectare zoo and aquarium located in the Casa de Campo in Madrid, Spain. The zoo is owned by the city but is managed by the international entertainment…

September 17, 2018 | Madrid

VIPS: Commercial Diner Food Experience in Madrid

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

American

VIPS: Commercial Diner Food Experience in Madrid

With a red logo looking like a bank and a decor that feels cold like a real estate company, VIPS is an American diner, open all day long until the late hours of the night. It’s a blend of Mc.…

September 17, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

El Celler de Can Roca: 2013's World’s Best Restaurant

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Europe

April 30, 2013

News

El Celler de Can Roca: 2013's World’s Best Restaurant

After seven years waiting in the wings, the Roca brothers have claimed the coveted number one spot on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. El…

April 30, 2013 | Spain

Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona

Hotels | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

April 13, 2013

Hotels

Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona

Loved the technology, loved the view, loved the lobby, loved the breakfast. One of the highest buildings in the city, the Hesperia is a trendy hotel managed by the local NH group of hotels. I was…

April 13, 2013 | Reviews | Barcelona

Sala VIP, Malaga International Airport

Airports | Malaga Spain Europe

Spain

February 01, 2013

Airports

Sala VIP, Malaga International Airport

Facing the O'Learys Sports Bar and Grill, The Sala VIP of Malaga's International Airport is located on the second floor just after check-in. Before choosing the best spot to spend your next of hours,…

February 01, 2013 | Travel | Malaga

Malaga International Airport: Costa Del Sol

Airports | Malaga Spain Europe

Spain

February 01, 2013

Airports

Malaga International Airport: Costa Del Sol

The closest airport to Gibraltar South of Spain is Malaga International Airport. To my surprise, I didn't expect it to be that big, that grandiose. I thought I would be visiting a little hangar.…

February 01, 2013 | Travel | Malaga

Serenity Redefined: Hotel Reina Victoria, Ronda

Hotels | Malaga Spain Europe

Spain

February 01, 2013

Hotels

Serenity Redefined: Hotel Reina Victoria, Ronda

An hour and a half from Malaga (Spain) is the small town of Ronda. A little historical destination a few know about. Amidst this small piece of heaven, stands a unique Hotel Reina Victoria, managed…

February 01, 2013 | Recommended | Malaga

The International City Guide: BARCELONA

Travel | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

June 23, 2012

Travel

The International City Guide: BARCELONA

Guides from around the world: Barcelona On my second visit to Barcelona I decided to do something different: I decided to write this edition of around the world review, minute by minute, as much as…

June 23, 2012 | Barcelona

Woki Organic Cuisine, Barcelona

International Cuisine | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

June 12, 2012

International Cuisine

Woki Organic Cuisine, Barcelona

One night we decided to have dinner at this newly discovered place by mistake - a pleasant surprise it was. The experience was fantastic. “Woki, the organic market" is an organic shop,…

June 12, 2012 | Restaurants | Barcelona

Barnabier Restaurant, Port Olympic Barcelona

Fish & Seafood | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

June 12, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Barnabier Restaurant, Port Olympic Barcelona

In June of 1993, following the construction of the Olympic Village for the 1992 games in Barcelona, the CERVECERIA BARNABIER opened its doors for the first time right in the heart of Port…

June 12, 2012 | Restaurants | Barcelona

Kirin Japanese Conveyer Belt, Barcelona ( Restaurant Closed)

Japanese & Sushi | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

May 23, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Kirin Japanese Conveyer Belt, Barcelona ( Restaurant Closed)

As many already mentioned on TripAdvisor, Kirin is not the best Sushi restaurant you would want to visit whenever you are around. I was walking along the sidewalk and starving after a long day of…

May 23, 2012 | Restaurant Closed | Barcelona

La Creperie Bretonne, Annaick: Barcelona

French | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

May 23, 2012

French

La Creperie Bretonne, Annaick: Barcelona

The Creperie Bretonne is located in the City’s Olympic district, under the splendid “Fish” sculpture designed by the American artist Franck Gerhy. Bretagne: As a sea-faring…

May 23, 2012 | Restaurants | Barcelona

Mikel Etxea: In the Heart of The Rambla

Fish & Seafood | Barcelona Spain Europe

Spain

May 22, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Mikel Etxea: In the Heart of The Rambla

The ambiance at Mikel Etxea and the personalized touch of its interior decoration will make you feel right at home. Mikel Etxea offers you the huge menu of tapas, which keeps changing every day…

May 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Barcelona

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, Gran Canaria Island

Hotels | Canary Islands Spain Europe

Spain

March 01, 2012

Hotels

Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, Gran Canaria Island

The Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort, Spa & Casino, a 4 star superior category hotel, is located on the sea front and just a few meters from the Nature Reserve of Dunas de Maspalomas, in the south…

March 01, 2012 | Recommended | Canary Islands

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