Category Archives: Retiro

An Evening on the Terrazas

by Amy Menchhofer The weather in Madrid has taken a turn towards summer and streets throughout the city have sprouted terrazas. You can surely find a sunny spot for a drink and a snack near your apartment or hotel, but … Continue reading

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La Sal: A Post-Park or Prado Treat

by Faye Davies What better to follow a vigorous walk in Madrid’s Retiro than a glass of good wine and a selection of delicious tapas? The barrio to the east of the park is replete with eating options but (if … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Parks – Retiro on a weekday morning and on Sunday afternoon

by Amy Menchhofer On everyone’s list of must-sees in Madrid is El Parque del Buen Retiro. But when should you visit? A leisurely stroll through the Retiro on a Tuesday morning is a completely different experience than joining the masses … Continue reading

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Never Too Late for Ice Cream in Madrid!

by Amy Menchhofer Although the long days of summer are beginning to come to an end, don’t pull out that coat just yet. We all know the heat can return at any moment, so there’s still time for a cold, … Continue reading

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