We asked our own Madrid bloggers about their favorite independent Madrid blogs & websites. Here’s a list of their tips in alphabetical order!
Are you looking for free museum exhibitions? New restaurants? Want to find out more about the gastronomy of Madrid? Then you should check out Espacio Madrid (in Spanish – translation here), a local, independent blog. This blog has a little bit of everything to take a peek at while enjoying your stay in the lovely city, from new and upcoming restaurants to museums and cultural news, this blog has it all!
If you’re in the market for a great food blog that talks about food culture, but also offers tips and advice on some of the best local places to eat while in the city, then Kusina Madrid is the blog for you! This blog is all about food and the culture that surrounds it and offers great, thought-provoking content about what and where you could and should eat in Madrid!
Madrid Cool Blog
If you’re in the market for an extensive and interesting guide blog to the city, then check out the Madrid Cool Blog. It’s a locally run blog that takes you through the city on an exciting trip, offering tips and places to check out while you enjoy your stay! The blog provides information on events, food, traveling, and occasionally delves into the local culture to provide fun articles about the city.
We all know that to gain the full experience of a city, you have to go out to eat, and what better way to find someplace great than to take a look at local food and foodie blogs? Madrid Diferente (translation here) is a fun, colorful food and foodie blog. They offer readers fun reviews and articles about the best local places to eat in Madrid, as well as interesting food news for locals and visitors alike!
Madrid No Frills
Madrid No Frills was love at first sight. The blog goes on a hunt to find the most authentic bars, the little hidden gems, best museums, and so on. The articles are well-written and unique. Combine that with the perfect pictures and you instantly want to book a flight to Spain’s capital. Warning: don’t visit if you’re not ready to pack your bags and leave!
Madrid Travel & Food Blog
Interested in local food spots, fun trip tips, and good information about how to travel comfortably within Madrid? Then the Madrid Travel & Food Blog is something you should take a peek at! The blog is run by a small group of locals who love their city and want to provide readers with in-depth information and fun tips about places to eat, events to check out, and tours you could join to add a little bit more to your journey in the city!
My Little Madrid
Looking for blogs with excellent information on places to sleep, fun activities, and events to participate in with children? Or simply places to go shopping or grab a bite to eat? Then My Little Madrid is a blog you should check out! This blog updates daily, providing ideas about what to do while in the city to readers who are interested in fun tips, places, and events!
Naked Madrid is an expertly run blog written by locals who are interested in sharing cool tidbits and tips! The idea of this blog was to ‘expose’ the city in new ways, providing readers with information about contemporary life in the city, activities, markets, new and classic restaurants. Generally just providing fun, interesting articles about Spain’s capital.
Secretos de Madrid
If you really want to go local, Secretos de Madrid (translation here) is the way to go. This blog is all about the little city secrets even the locals don’t know about. They publish posts about historical facts, festivities, hidden gems… You won’t find any restaurant recommendations here, but that’s not the purpose of the site. Bonus points: you can brush up on your Spanish and your general knowledge at the same time.
A blog all about Spanish travel tips and recipes. That’s what Spanish Sabores stands for. It’s the perfect combo of travel and food, of life in Madrid and beyond. Especially if you want to make a day-trip from the city, make sure to check out this blog. Even the site colors make you happy and refer to sunny Spain.
The Chorizo Chronicles
The Chorizo Chronicles is an expat blog about Madrid by American expat Daniel, who moved to Spain in 2004. If you want to learn more about interesting places and stay on top of everything that’s going on in Madrid, you should not miss this blog!
The Making of Madrid
If you are interested in the history of Madrid and how it became the city it is today, you definitely have to check out The Making of Madrid, a history and research blog by Felicity Hughes.
Did we miss your favorite blog about Madrid? Please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org!