Marta Laurent

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How to Day Drink like a Spaniard

Forget your bottomless mimosas and pitchers of beer. It's time to get into the vermouth habit<p>At the Mercado de San Fernando in Madrid’s …

Vermouth

Rico, barato y cutre: bares madrileños 'de viejo' para comer hasta hartarse

Ruta para huir de la tapa de franquicia y del local moderno y prohibitivo . Esto sí que es 'vintage'<p>Una de las cosas que convierte a Madrid en peso …

7 Spanish Cities to Visit This Year That Aren't Barcelona

Barcelona's mayor wants to cap the number of tourists in the city. But that doesn't mean you should cancel those plane tickets you bought—use the trip to check out these other Spanish spots instead.

Madrid's Literary Quarter

<b>I’d originally planned to post something completely different, but there’s something about Madrid’s Literary Quarter that distracted me and pulled me</b> …

Dining at the Oldest Restaurant in the World: The Botin Experience

With my last two weeks in Madrid approaching and passing way too fast, I knew there were a few things I still had to do. Many of these were “one more …

Top 10 food markets in Madrid

Madrid,Spain,Europe,Food and drink,Food & drink,Spanish food and drink,Top 10s,Travel<p>With Madrid’s two-week Gastro Festival opening on Saturday, now is a great time to sample the best jamón, tortilla and tapas with our guide to the city’s markets

Ponencia de Pepe Solla en Madrid

“De la lata, hasta la última gota” es el título de la conferencia del chef Pepe Solla en Madrid Fusión donde explicará a los asistentes cómo …

Spain Holiday - Holiday villas, apartments and cottages for rent all across Spain

Why rent holiday homes in Spain?<p>Holiday rentals in Spain are an inexpensive and comfortable alternative to a hotel.<p>Trade a small hotel room with a …

Home Ownership

Event: Gastrofestival Madrid

In the Spanish capital next week? You'll be sure of a decent plate of food then. It's time for Gastrofestival Madrid. Cure that rumbling tummy and …

Cómo ser 'twee' en Madrid (y correr el riesgo de que te llamen 'hipster')

Tiempo de lectura <b>4 minutos</b><p>Pues por partes: un twee es la forma ñoña de pronunciar sweet en inglés, porque un twee es dulce, ingenuo, aniñado,</b> …

Coming In February: 2015 Madrid Fusion

For three days next month, the city of Madrid will welcome hundreds of chefs around the world to the 13th annual <b>Madrid Fusion</b>-International …

Stranger than Fiction

Why Madrid is Europe's greatest city in winter

Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe (2,178ft/664m), which means crisp, cold weather in winter. The sky is usually still startlingly blue, however, and you can sit at a pavement café in the bright sunshine in the afternoon after visiting the Prado. If you need another nudge, I’ll just …

The Palacio Real in Madrid

The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) is an enormous palace, with scorching plains of concrete around it and the Real Armorial (Royal Armory), a two-story …

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The commercial hub of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, has grown from a humble fishing v<p>Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River is a must-see if you venture to …

How to Eat as a Vegetarian in Meaty Madrid

Thinking it is hard to be vegetarian in Madrid, especially if you're travelling with meat-eaters? Read on for some veggie survival tips in this …

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A Guide to Paris' Best Coffee Shops

The majority of cafés in <b>Paris</b>, France, still treat coffee as an afterthought: an early-morning caffeine delivery mechanism whose flavor is described solely as "strong" or "mild." It was never supposed to taste good; coffee in Paris was always about the experience of drinking coffee — lingering in a …

Paris's Best Croissants

Local food blogger David Lebovitz goes on the hunt for the butteriest, flakiest, most decadent croissants in Paris.<p>I’m not an early riser. I have a …

6 of the best baguettes de tradition in Paris

It’s a triage that should rightly take a lifetime, but given the “French Bread Law” (Décret n° 93-1074 du 13 septembre 1993), our choices are …

Travel Safely In Madrid, Spain

Located in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid is the capital city of Spain. Being inhabited by more than 3 million people, this cosmopolitan …

9 Madrid Museums Every Traveller Should Visit / 9 museos de Madrid

For any culture vulture visiting Madrid, there are things to see besides the ‘big three’ museums: the Prado, Thyssen Bornemisza and the Reina Sofia. …

Museums

Weekend Breaks in Madrid

<b>Weekend Breaks in Madrid – Friday.</b> Once you have decided to come to Madrid, you need to organize your trip and make a plan for the oncoming days in …

The 5 best things I ate in Madrid

<i>In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Read more food posts here.</i><p>A large factor in me falling for …

Top 4 Things to Do in Madrid on a Budget

The city of Madrid is known far and wide for many things to do on a budget. It’s the geographical center for taking trains & bus routes to many …

European Travel

Everything I loved about Madrid

Spain was never on my radar. Never. Something about it didn’t inspire me; no amount of writing or photography of its food, scenery, culture made my …

The 10 Must-Try Restaurants In Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is not a place usually associated with a dynamic culinary scene. Yet spots like Ibiza Town, Santa Eulàlia and other villages scattered around …

Things to do in Toledo, Spain

Toledo, Spain<p>Toledo is one of the oldest cities in Europe and it is a great day escape from Madrid alongside popular Avila, Segovia and El Escorial …