Category Archives: 10 min walk from VillaJardines

3 unique places in Madrid

Every space in the world could be proud of something that makes it distinctive from the rest. Our cultural heritage represents what we were and it can give us clues on what we want to be. Madrid is a cosmopolitan city … Continue reading

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Christmas in Madrid (2016)

This is how Madrid celebrates a new year. All images are from our central beautiful neighborhood and all spots are walking distance from VillaJardines. Everything can been seen during a nice calm walk. In 2016, day or night, Madrid still … Continue reading

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The Majesty of Madrid, by Rick Steves

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This is (y)our neighborhood in Madrid: Sol

Visiting a city for the first time is very exciting, especially if it is not a main global city and one senses that it hides many secrets. Madrid is a little mystery for first timers. There are internationally recognizable elements … Continue reading

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Street Artists in Madrid

Madrid is a city where you can be part of an art safari. It is also a city where anonymous artists leave creative traces in doors and walls. Nothing different from any other city in the world, in fact. What makes … Continue reading

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The Madrid experience according to Paivi

Paivi is from Finland and chose VillaJardines for her Madrid stay in June and first days of July, 2013. Paivi came through airbnb and has been a marvellous guest. I have had the pleasure to hold several conversations with her (with endless amounts of … Continue reading

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The Madrid experience according to Marco Antonio and Jan

Marco Antonio and Jan chose VillaJardines for their Madrid stay in June 2013. Marco Antonio and Jan came through airbnb and were truly delightful guests. “Cultivated, well-mannered and always in a fun friendly spirit, it was a delight to have them over at … Continue reading

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