The large cosmopolitan Madrid, Spain is famous as city that embraces international travelers, global business, spectacular cuisine and modern fashion. But that does not mean that in Madrid you cannot feel and live the ethnicity, tradition and beauty like the rest of Spain.
Madrid is a city that stands up to expectations of a developed economy and yet travelers can sense it highly treasured ecstasy of Spain. Knowing how to navigate this extravagant city and enjoying it like a local would do well make your Madrid trip a completely unforgettable one.
The first thing to keep in mind about Madrid is the fact that people, whatever age you belong, enjoy a late nights and night outs in Madrid. It is important that you experience Madrid like native. Do not sit inside your hotel room in evening, get outside and feel the pleasure of watching Madrid's blue sky, spotlessly clean streets and impeccably manicured gardens.
If you want, take a stroll after dinner, even if you're single, you'll automatically find some company. It is common scenery in Madrid after 11 PM to see Senior citizens enjoying and taking pleasure in evening stroll with family and spouse.
In Madrid, sleep like a local would do. People of Madrid usually sleep late hours. There is a tradition of Siesta in which people of Madrid take a shot afternoon nap in order to revitalize themselves. They work hard rest of the day but enjoy whatever time they get. The dinner usually does not start before 10 PM and therefore they usually like sleeping late.
Eating like local would involve not having a heavy break fast but in case you are here in ventures, you can have some churros along with hot chocolate. In summer as you can choose to have coffee con leche (milk) along with some yogurt or a digestive cookie. Enjoy late lunch, somewhere around 2 to 3 PM and you can also enjoy tapas during the afternoon. For dinner, Spanish people usually eat light food.
You may also enjoy the city by dressing like natives. Ladies can try wearying shots along with tennis shoes. In summers, tennis shoes can be replaced by espadrilles sandals. These will help in giving you a not so over-done look. Wear matching accessories like purse and belt etc. Other dresses like hip, skirts and sophisticated jeans never go out of fashion.
Plaza del Toros at is the part of local's fashion. People of Madrid also value family and friends more than anything else and you will always find locals engaging in conversations filled with laughter and humor. You may also enjoy local culture like real Madrid soccer match, bullfighting and Flamenco dancing.
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