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Tips to keep cool in Madrid and avoid sunstroke

Please, make sure you that you follow these tips to keep cool in Madrid, especially if you are travelling with children.


History of Madrid

The history of Madrid can be summarized in the following chronology of events.


List of maps of Madrid (Spain)

To move around Madrid you’re going to need several maps of Madrid Spain. Each one covers different necessities that you’ll have along your trip planning and preparation.


Getting money in Spain

Let’s see how to get money in Spain. What is the easiest and safest way to get cash in Spain? Here is everything you need to know on ATMs, changing cash, and using debit and credit cards in Madrid.


Tipping in Spain: when and how much?

Tipping in Spain is completely different than in other countries such as the US or Canada, where tipping usually comes mandatory and probably in somewhat significant amount.


The Madrid Travel City Pass

The Madrid Travel City Pass (also known as Tourist Ticket or Billete Tur√≠stico) 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!


The Madrid Card

The Madrid Card is a city pass or tourist card. It is a useful tool that you should get as soon as you start planning your trip to Madrid, and before you leave home. Once you have your iVenture Madrid Card, you are the owner of a discount card good for a set number of attractions or 7 days with full access to over 20 museums and attractions.