Adventures in Spain: Madrid Day 3

Our final day in Madrid was a bit more low-key than our other days in Spain, but nevertheless, we packed in as much as we could before taking our overnight train to Portugal. First stop, the Reina Sophia. Although not timed, we bought our tickets in advance to avoid queuing at the museum. Getting there … Continue reading Adventures in Spain: Madrid Day 3

Adventures in Spain: Madrid Day 2

Our second day in Madrid began with a tour of the Prado Museum, the national museum of Spain. This sprawling museum holds masterpieces from Rembrandt to Caravaggio to Matisse. We hired a private tour guide (shout out to to Drica for being an awesome guide!) using the website With Locals. I highly recommend going this … Continue reading Adventures in Spain: Madrid Day 2

Adventures in Spain: Madrid Day 1

By taking advantage of Spain's high speed rail system, we were able to travel from Barcelona to Madrid in about two and a  half hours. We left the city as peaceful protests were turning into fiery clashes with the police that were closing down the airport and train stations. After checking in at the beautiful … Continue reading Adventures in Spain: Madrid Day 1