Clifton Chestnut teaches language in Madrid
they do a really good party, and it’s connected to the Atocha train station.”
Larios Café (Calle Silva 4). Just off Madrid’s famed Gran Vía (the city’s main street), this beautiful spot has “a lot of live Cuban music and Top 40 downstairs. It’s definitely a more sophisticated crowd on the upper floor. You see couples in their late 30s or early 40s come in after dinner for a late cocktail.”
The Madrid Metro is fast and efficient, running from 6:05 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. One-way tickets cost one euro. Taxis are plentiful and reasonably priced.
Part of the European Union, Spain uses the euro. At the time of publication, one euro was equal to U.S. $1.28.