Category Archives: 15 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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5 Masterpieces to enjoy at the Prado Museum

The Prado Museum opened in 1819 as the Royal Museum of Paintings. The building was not designed as the typical encyclopaedic museum, where objects from all eras of art history are shown. It was rather designed to reflect the taste of Spanish royalty in … 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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China rules

I have just had the pleasure to host four Chinese airbnb guests in VillaJardines. At this time, they are flying back home and I feel a certain urge to put into words what has happened in just a few days … Continue reading

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