Madrid/Spanish-related books

I am just preparing my summer break – we’re off to Avila for a couple of weeks – and was thinking about what books I could take with me to read. Here are some of the books that I’m currently leafing through: Captain Alatriste – Arturo PĂ©rez-Reverte. This is the first in the series of […]

New York Times Guide to Madrid

The New York Times has a simple, yet very good multimedia guide to Madrid. Alan Riding of the New York Times provides the commentary (probably wrote it, too!) to an interactive slide show on the city. It looks at Madrid’s food, culture, shopping, nightlife and getting around. Just click on the buttons to get started […]

Travel Telegraph Guide to Madrid

In a bid to offer visitors to this blg as balanced and informed a view of Madrid as possible, I have inlcuded below some links to articles on madrid from another newspaper, The Daily Telegraph. For those who are unfamilar with this newspaper, it is generally aimed at the more affluent, conservative-voting public. My kind […]