Category Archives for Essentials

How to buy an international SIM card for Madrid

Looking to buy the best international SIM card for your next trip to Madrid?

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My 10 best Madrid travel tips

Have a look at my 10 best Madrid travel tips. Are you preparing for your first trip to the Madrid? Here’s my beginner’s guide to the city, complete with advice on essential things to do (and not to do), and a few pointers on where to eat and sleep.

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When is the best time to visit Madrid?

When is the best time to visit Madrid? It’s a buzzing city all year round, but the rhythm and activities vary from one season to another.

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First time in Madrid?

If this is your first time in Madrid, your first question should be “what should I not to miss when I get there?” By following the list of top things to visit below, you’re guaranteed a great time in the city, full of unforgettable sights and monuments.

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Travelling must haves for your trip to Madrid

With this list of travelling must haves, you’ll make sure that you pack everything you need for your upcoming trip to Madrid.

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How many days in Madrid is enough?

How many days in Madrid is enough? You might be asking yourself that very question while you sit at your computer trying to decide on the travel dates to book your flight

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Money in Madrid: How to pay and to access your funds

How can you have access to your money in Madrid while you’re visiting? And what is the easiest and fastest way to pay for anything?

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Tipping in Madrid: when and how much?

Tipping in Madrid, and in the rest of Spain, is completely different than in other countries, where tipping usually comes mandatory and probably in somewhat significant amount.

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The Madrid Travel City Pass

The Madrid Travel City Pass (also known as Tourist Ticket or Billete Turístico) allows you to use of all public transport in the Madrid region for an unlimited number of trips during a certain period of time. So it’s an incredibly practical and profitable way to get around the city!

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The ultimate Madrid travel planning guide

Your first step should be create a Madrid travel planning guide. I’m aware that the best part of planning a trip is creating a collection of beautiful images of your destination, but you should definitely gather as much information as possible and start trying to figure out the basics of your trip.

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