Madrid: Horseback-riding in Manzanares El Real

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m adventurous, fearless to a fault, and hate to say no to new and enriching experiences. On the other hand, my sister is the more cautious, sensible one (she always said whereas she would see the dangers of things, I would see only the possibilities). So when our newfound Madrileña friend Almu … More Madrid: Horseback-riding in Manzanares El Real

Best place to watch the sunset in Madrid: Temple of Debod

Perched on a small hill in between Rio Manzanares and Plaza de España is this temple brought to Spain from southern Egypt in the 1970s. If you were wondering what an ancient archeological site such as this is doing in Madrid, it’s because of Spain’s help in saving the temples of Abu Simbel back in 1960 during the … More Best place to watch the sunset in Madrid: Temple of Debod

Madrid Activities: Cycling along Madrid Rio Park (Manzanares Riverside)

Madrid has a great new riverside park, and the best way to discover it is on a bicycle. Unless you’re up for a leisurely 7 kilometer stroll, that is, which is not such a bad idea if you’ve got the time for it. There’s plenty to see and do along the way… Try a return … More Madrid Activities: Cycling along Madrid Rio Park (Manzanares Riverside)