Monthly Archives: January 2008

Parque del Oeste: Madrid’s "Other" Park

by Katie Goldstein While sometimes it may seem that the Retiro is the only park in the city center, tourists in Madrid often overlook an equally enjoyable and certainly less crowded green area. Lining the city’s western edge from near … Continue reading

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Madrid Parks, Gardens and Other Green Escapes

by Julie Espinosa Photo: Atocha Station’s own Amazon Having grown up in the the green American state of Maryland, I can’t say I consider Madrid to be “green.” Still, there are a few green oases where you can escape from … Continue reading

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Plaza Dos de Mayo – The Real Thing!

by Katie Goldstein If you’ve ever gone searching for a truly Madrid part of Madrid—with a bit of history, a decent serving of grit, and lots of character—look no further than the heart of Malasaña. There you’ll find the storied … Continue reading

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Top 5 Places to Find a Madrileño in January

by Amy Menchhofer The holidays are over and it´s time to buckle down and achieve those New Years Resolutions. If one of yours is to meet more locals, these tips will help you along the way. Shopping – With the … Continue reading

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