Parque del Oeste
Sloping down the hill behind the Moncloa metro station, Parque del Oeste (Park of the West) is quite beautiful, with plenty of shady...
Faro de Madrid
After a decade closed, this supremely ugly Madrid landmark just in front of the Museo de América reopened in April 2015. It looks out...
Museo de América
Empire may have become a dirty word but it defined how Spain saw itself for centuries. Spanish vessels crossed the Atlantic to the...
There’s no telling what will be staged here next, but it’s sure to be good, as the list of past performers attests: Jackson Browne, El...
Peggy Sue’s American Diner
American-style burgers have developed something of a cult following in Madrid in recent years and this place has been at the forefront...
One of the best travel bookshops in Madrid, Altaïr has an exceptional range of books, maps and magazines covering Spain and every other major region of the world. Most are in Spanish, but there are English-language titles scattered throughout, as well as calendars and world-music CDs.