If you have ever spent a weekend in Madrid you are no stranger to late dinners, drinks, never-ending fiesta and usually more drinks. Mañana is always far away until you wake up in need of lots of water and food.
Remember when Biggie used to eat sardines for dinner? Well, twenty-odd years later the food of choice for young, broke and aspiring rappers is the omnipresent burger.
If you are active on any social media platform it is impossible to avoid the current fitness frenzy. Hashtags like #beastmode, #fitnessislife or #workhard paired with motivational quotes like “pain is weakness leaving the body” are all over the place. And sure, we all would love to have that perfect instagram body, but we also love the good life and the occasional pizza.
In a city of 20 million people time is the most precious good and traffic your worst enemy.
This is the end my friend. But there are still 12+hours to go so let’s do it.
Hopefully you had a good night’s rest because you are about to tackle day 2.
Once in a while everybody needs a change of scenery and if scenery is your priority then you should definitely consider Sevilla. Sure it may not be Rome or Paris but that’s exactly the point. It may be the most beautiful place you haven’t visited yet.
While walking through the streets of Madrid you will inevitably discover some very interesting places. This time around one of the most interesting places was a brand new Barber’s Club called “Compadre“.
During the last few years I’ve grown very fond of Spain’s capital because…well, it’s home. But leaving aside any patriotic feelings, which seems to be a worldwide trending topic these days, the city has so much to offer that you don’t need to be Spanish to fully appreciate its appeal.
What’s your first thought when you hear Tequila? No, not that one….exactly, the other one: a red sombrero.