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El Beso, Triball

Shopping in Madrid: Around Malasaña & Triball

Destination: Madrid

One-off boutiques and vintage fashion in boho barrio.

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Puerta del Sol

Shopping in Madrid: Around Puerta del Sol

Destination: Madrid

Downtown Madrid is packed with a mix of traditional shops and high-street names.

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La Pedera, Barcelona

El Clasico: Barcelona vs Madrid

Destination: Barcelona

Fierce rivals on the pitch, but which city comes out on top for that city break? Barcelona’s popularity suggests this match is a foregone conclusion, but can the Madrilenos pull off a famous win?

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Gran Via, Madrid

Chic budget hotels in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

These funky places to stay, all in buzzing downtown locations in Madrid, offer simple yet stylish accommodation with no expensive frills

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Touring Madrid by Segway

Capital ideas in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

Madrid is world-famous for its cultural trio of heavyweight museums - but don’t get stuck in the past and forget to enjoy the Spanish capital's newer offerings

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On the culture trail in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

If you're looking for a cultural weekend break, look no further than Madrid. Boasting over 70 museums, 30 theatres and 50 music venues, the Spanish capital has plenty to offer the art enthusiast

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Historic Madrid

Time to discover the real Madrid

Destination: Madrid

There is much more to Madrid than football. Experience fine dining, great culture, glorious gardens and celebrated art that's worth even more than Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in this vibrant city.

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St Pancras station with Sir John Betjeman statue and a Eurostar train

To Morocco without flying

by cbaird

Destination: London

You can travel to Morocco from the UK or anywhere in Europe without the need to fly. This guide shows you how to do it from London in about two days

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Affordable style at Room Mate Alicia

Where to sleep in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

The Spanish capital has thousands of hotels, hostels and pensions to choose from. To help make decision-making easier, here are five firm favourites

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The walls of El Rincon de Jerez are covered with bullfighting memorabilia

The Madrid of matadors

Destination: Madrid

Despite designer hotels and chic boutiques, Madrid is still a city steeped in tradition, from loyal crowds at bullfights to backstreet bars with unexpected rituals

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