I am fortunate to be able to come to a Madrid several times a year. The hotel we usually stay in is closed for a year-long remodel but we found this little one nearby.
Home Away From Home: Hotel Palacio del Retiro
Hoping one of these fats will replace a hotel one day…
Street scenes: Madrid graffiti style
Blinded by style. Dior Sunglasses
It looks like the Fanny Pack AKA belt bag is back everywhere
Fashion in the stores
Create your own fashion. No not the shoes. The bespoke dress.
Or you can create your own fashion. ( no not those white shoes of course). The bespoke dress I’m having made with these fabrics.
Eating well is a tradition and extended meals with friends is expected. Here are two of my favorites.
Horcher a few blocks from our hotel established in 1904 and still going strong. One of my favorites.
El Lago de Sanabria Restaurant in the Salamanca district. There is great shopping as well as dining in this neighborhood!
Lunch at Restaurante Viridiana No dinner needed
Churros and chocolate at the hotel or just….
Stay in your room and plan your next day
Leave your hotel for a morning walk you can easily visit the parks and Puerta de Alcala Walking the streets makes all that fine dining worth it
Iconic Puerta de Alcala
Parque del Retiro
Beautiful buildings are everywhere!
Room with a view
Take time for yourself and don’t forget to send postcards. They are quite unexpected nowadays. I hope you have enjoyed this mini tour. I loved sharing it with you! Ciao, June