Posts tagged travel foodie
9 Restaurantes Monos en Madrid Para Salir con tus Amigas

As we all know, Madrid is a city that's constantly changing and at times it's difficult to stay up-to-date with every new opening and "hot spot" in the city. We're going to share with you a few of our favorite spots in Madrid to go out with our girl friends... where we eat too much, drink till we can't drink any more, and take way too many IG photos. 

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Dig In With Much Bites: Navigating Madrid on a Budget

When you eat out so much, you learn a thing or two about doing it in Madrid, on a budget, especially when those purse strings need extra tightening. However, this does not mean settling for less. So, how do I reconcile eating out with eating well and on a shoe string budget? Let me share a place or two that have enabled this seemingly impossible endeavour to flourish, repeatedly at that. 

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Dig In With Much Bites: A Menu del Día Thats Worth It

La Colonial de Huertas is a Cuban joint with a mix of vibrant heat, super fresh ingredients and a pure, unadulterated passion for the art of filling a plate. This place offers a home-grown, no frills experience with Pura the chef at the heart of all the yummy food. It's impressive six day a week menu includes Cuban favorites such as Arroz a la Cubana, Cuban-style spaghetti with a meat packed sauce and green olives amongst other things called picadillo and the house specialty, Ropa Vieja – a shredded beef stew in a delicious tomato sauce; oh so tender and oh so flavorful.

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Dig In With Much Bites : Goiko Grill

"One of our goals is to make Goiko Grill your second home and to convert you into a Goiko Grill burger addict," publicly asserted Goiko Grill. "Yeah right," I said. Little did I know that I would become an addict to these burgers. I honestly don't know what it is but I cannot stop going to Goiko Grill. Since my first visit to this place way back when, I have struggled eating other burgers. 

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Mola Mucho: Slow Mex Mexican Restaurant

Madrid, you never cease to amaze me. There’s no shortage of restaurants in this city; however, I am a true believer in quality over quantity. Every dining experience won’t be perfect, but when I’m spending my hard-earned euros, and setting aside time out of my day, I think it’s more than fair to have certain standards and expectations. I expect friendly and knowledgeable staff, ambiance, and fresh food for a reasonable price.  I’m so pleased to say that my dining experience at Slow Mex, a new restaurant on Calle San Vicente Ferrer, was absolute perfection. 

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Where to Go Based on Your Travel Personality: Madrid Day Trips

One of the best parts of living in Madrid is how centrally located it is! Between Atocha Renfe station as well as Chamartin... and the various other bus terminals and train stations, one can — without exaggeration — get from one end of the country to the next. But what about those days when you want to see something new, but your cash is limited, or maybe you're just pinched for time? I've compiled a few day trips that are (relatively) accessible and most definitely worth a look. 

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