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Madrid Gay Pride 2009

by Dinand

Destination: Madrid

Every year, on the first weekend of July, Madrid Gay Pride draws thousands of people to the Spanish capital. If you're planning to go this year, here are some tips for your trip

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Calle Infantas

A meal in Madrid for less than €5

by stokel

Destination: Madrid

Think it can't be done? In the Spanish capital, you can have dinner and a drink (well, three) and still get change from a €5 note at one of its most tucked-away tapas bars. This is how to go about it…

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A girlie break in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

With designer shops, super-spas and all-night partying, Madrid is surely Spain’s most glamorous destination

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Food hub: the newly opened Mercado de San Miguel, Madrid

Market forces: a gourmet tour of Madrid

Destination: Madrid

The Mercado de San Miguel is a magnet for foodies in the Spanish capital. Sample the mouthwatering fare of its food stalls, then set off on a tapas crawl of Madrid or join an evening wine tasting

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Plaza Mayor, hub of much of Madrid's nightlife

A night on the tiles in Madrid

Destination: Madrid

Glazed tiles are a fine Madrid tradition – every bar worth its salt has a tiled façade or interior. Eat, drink, and learn Spanish culture the easy way by visiting the best tiled bars in town

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Parque Warner

Madrid – A city of culture, tapas and rollercoasters?

Destination: Madrid

A rollercoaster ride through the Spanish city's best offerings - strap yourself in for a tour of Madrid

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Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Glide your way through Madrid on a Segway

Destination: Madrid

With a city as huge as Madrid there are so many reasons to visit the Spanish capital. But there are two big questions to ask - "where do I start?", and "how do I get around?"

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Shoes in Salamanca

Shopping in Madrid: Salamanca area – around Calle Serrano

Destination: Madrid

Enjoy shopping heaven in Madrid with my guide to the best areas to shop around Calle Serrano

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A shop on Jorge Juan

Shopping in Madrid: Salamanca area – around Calle Jorge Juan

Destination: Madrid

Enjoy shopping heaven in Madrid with my guide to the best areas to shop around Calle Jorge Juan

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Calle Fuencarral

Shopping in Madrid: Around Chueca

Destination: Madrid

Oh-so-cool neighbourhood packed with funky boutiques.

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