Spain, Madrid Guide (B): Favourite Places and Space in Madrid

Favourite Places and Space in Madrid
This week marks six months since we left Canada and moved to Madrid. So, I’ve decided to take a quick break from the regularly scheduled travel programming to take a look back at the last six months – the adventures we’ve been on, the places we’ve seen, the foods we’ve eaten, and to look ahead at what the next six months has to offer.

One of the perks of moving to a new city (and not working) is having the opportunity to explore.

Thanks to two bus tours, a free walking tour and countless hours of getting lost, I’ve had the chance to see A LOT of Madrid.

Here are a few of my favourite places and spaces in the Spanish capital:

Mercado San Miguel

Photo courtesy of Daniel Dionne

The old saying All roads lead to Rome definitely holds true for us, but instead of Rome it’s the Mercado San Miguel. Anytime we are downtown we inevitably end up at Mercado San Miguel for late-afternoon/evening/late-night drinks and snacks. Always bustling, Mercado San Miguel is the perfect place to try new foods, sip on favourite beverages, and watch the world go by.

Photo courtesy of Paconi

Parque El Retiro

Photo courtesy of elcodigodebarras

If you follow me on Instagram (and if you don’t you really should @PetiteAdventures :) ) you’ll know that I recently professed that there’s no better place to spend a sunny weekend day than El Retiro Park in Madrid. And it’s a statement I stand by. At 1.4 square kilometers the park has everything – ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Favourite Places and Space in Madrid
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Mercado San Miguel   Parque El Retiro   La Musa Latina   El Corte Ingles Callao   J & J’s Books and Coffee  
Author: Kate Slean
Read it on author's website: https://petiteadventures.org/six-month-retrospective-favourite-places-and-space-in-madrid/

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