The Intercontinental had, hands down, the most comfortable bed I have ever had the privilege to sleep in. Soft yet firm, it was capable of taking away all desires to see Madrid in favor of disappearing in its depths. Aside from that, great service and a nice bar. It's a splurge, but if you're...more
The Prado is one of the world's great art museums. It houses Picasso's Guernica, and Las Meninas by Velazquez, which inspired good old Picasso to re-interpret it nine times on giant canvases with various cubist twists. However, in a turn of events quite possibly orchestrated by the...more
Hey Maia, This dance festival is on in the fall in Alcala'-it books an interesting variety of contemporary European companies and is definitely worth checking out for a bit of modern culture. Maybe a nice break from flamenco and tapas?