The Capital of Spain and hosts impressive bull-fights, churros and hot chocolate for breakfast.

21 Apr 2010


Madrid is the capital and slap bang almost in the middle of the country.

She’s famous for bull-fights, churros and hot chocolate for breakfast, a massive variety of bread and the montaditos – Madrid’s answer to the tapas.

Here sliced baguette are topped with a variety of meats, fish or cheese and served on little plates at bars or taverns.

Coffee houses (really just a biggish coffee shop) are plentiful and the coffee is always good.

The town is large, modern and noisy and the cuisine is cosmopolitan but here the tortilla reigns supreme and  there is nowhere else in Spain that it is made so well.

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