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Pedaling Southern Spain

Over five days, our writer enjoyed an inn-to-inn-style cycling itinerary linking Cordoba and Granada using lightly traveled back roads through Andalusia, Spain.

Best Wine and Cocktail Bars

Wine bars and cocktail bars can be wonderful places to absorb the local atmosphere. In 2018, our editors found several memorable bars. Here are the best.

The Serendipitous Discovery of a Lively Tapas Bar in Madrid

Sometimes a random conversation leads to a serendipitous discovery. In this case, a helpful chambermaid alerted our editor to a great tapas bar nearby.

An Array of Treasures at Madrid's Museum of the Americas

Madrid's Museum of the Americas is often neglected by visitors. But it shouldn't be. It contains a spectacular collection of pre-Columbian art.

Day Trip From Madrid: A Visit to Chinchón

Chinchon is a delightful destination 45 minutes from Madrid. It offers a glimpse of a traditional Spanish town that has not been disrupted by tourism.

5 Not-to-Miss Bars in Madrid

Madrid is a cocktail-loving town. From on-tap vermut, sherry and wine to excellent tapas, these five bars range from traditional to hip and modern.

Madrid on the Upswing

With two anticipated properties slated to launch in the next year, and plenty of gems already open, Madrid is experiencing a dynamic hotel and restaurant boom.

Madrid: The Liveliest Restaurant Scene in Europe

A spate of new restaurants have opened in Madrid and old favorites have been rebooted, making for a lively gastronomic scene in Spain's capital.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Madrid, Spain

On a recent visit to Madrid, our editor discovered two small hotels, one in the Barrio de las Letras neighborhood, the other bustling Chueca district.

Letter From the Editor: September 2018

For the September 2018 issue, we traveled to the spectacular country of Georgia and the wonderful city of Madrid. We found five hotels worth recommending.

A Perfect Day In... Madrid

This daylong itinerary lets you can escape the throngs of tourists in Madrid: Just head north to culturally thriving neighborhoods like Chamberi and Salamanca.

Eat Well, Dress Down: Madrid’s High-End Chefs Go Casual

Wear your flats and skip the jacket. Madrid's famed chefs are opening more-casual restaurants, where you can relax and dine royally.

Just Back From: Madrid, Spain

Our senior digital editor recently spent three days in Madrid, sampling the jamón, sipping vermouth and touring the city by bike.

Madrid: Five New Restaurants Not to Miss

A spate of recent openings has made Madrid an even more rewarding destination for traveling gourmets.

New Madrid Hotel Discovery | URSO Hotel & Spa

The handsome new 78-room URSO Hotel & Spa is located in Madrid, Spain's up-and-coming Salesas district.

From My Notebook: Madrid Museums

Confronted with the Prado, the Reina Sofia and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, many people overlook the smaller Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.

From My Notebook: Tapas in Madrid

The Madrileños are crazy for tapas, the snack-size nibbles that accompany a glass of wine or beer, and many nights out begin with a tour of favorite tapas bars before dinner.

Culture: Madrid's Remarkable Small Museums

Though most travelers to Madrid make a point of visiting the Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía museums, few find their way to the city’s wonderful smaller galleries.

A Culinary Tour of Madrid

New Englander Lauren Aloise founded a small company to help visitors discover the gastronomic riches of Madrid, her adopted home.

Elegant Madrid Grand Hotels

Since high-speed train service between Barcelona and Madrid began in 2008, no one needs to fly between the two cities anymore.