Gaudeamus Café in Madrid, Madrid: Perched atop a local university library, this trendy rooftop bar and restaurant attracts locals for its views as much as its food. Keep an eye out for the ruins of the Pious Schools (escuela pías), and when you spot the library, head up to the top floor.
Malasaña is to Madrid what Shoreditch is to London or Södermalm is to Stockholm: Yeah, you're right. It is the "hipster" neighbourhood. You will find many quirky shops and cafés, people riding vintage bikes and the best: tapas.
Although many people skip Madrid while traveling through Spain, this guide gives you plenty of reasons to visit the city – and how to see it on a budget! Read more on Passport and Plates!
Artist Alicia Martin's tornado of books shoot out a window like a burst of water from a giant hose. The Spain-based artist's sculptural installation at Casa de America, Madrid depicts a cavalcade of books streaming out of the side of a building.