The Sorolla Museum in Madrid: Underrated and Awesome

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Madrid is famed for its arts and culture. Its Golden Triangle of Art, including the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, showcases top-notch collections that include the likes of Velazquez’s Las Meninas, Goya’s El tres de mayo de 1808 en Madrid, and Picasso’s Guernica. I love all three of these museums (particularly the Reina Sofia and the Thyssen, since I’m a modern art kinda girl), but my favorite art museum in Madrid – and debatably one of my favorite in the world – isn’t part of the Golden Triangle. Continue reading “The Sorolla Museum in Madrid: Underrated and Awesome”

A Guide to Madrid Neighborhoods

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After living in Madrid from August 2016 to June 2017, the city still felt like home – and I was lucky enough to move back in 2019. When friends and family head to Madrid for vacation, I usually get hit up for some recs. I often share this breakdown of my favorite Madrid neighborhoods, so I figure it’s high time to post about it. (For my Madrid restaurant guide, head here.)

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Madrid Must-Eats

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Madrid is an amazing place to eat. Between serving up traditional Spanish food and dishing out international-style grub, this dynamic city has a lot to offer. After living in Madrid for a year, I’ve drawn up a list of some Madrid must-eats, organized by category (I’ve actually added to this list since moving back to Madrid in the summer of 2019!). I’d say these places meet the Spanish criteria for a good restaurant: “Bueno, bonito, y barato!” (Good, nice, and cheap!) Cheers to delicious food, cold beer, and tasty Rioja! Continue reading “Madrid Must-Eats”