Madrid Encounter by Anthony Ham

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What Will Your Madrid Encounter Be?

Tucking in to just one more plate of tapas in La Latina
Upgrading your wardrobe in Salamanca's designer boutiques
Brushing up on your Velazquez in the Museo del Prado
Making like a genuine Madrileno over a glass of vermut in Casa Alberto
Watching Real Madrid's galacticos knock one in the back of the net at the Bernabeu
Hitting the bars at midnight…hitting your bed at dawn

Discover Twice The City In Half The Time

Full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation
Our resident author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment
Unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short trip
Madrid residents share their tips on the city's best parks, restaurants, bars and barrios

About Anthony Ham

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Anthony Sattin is the author of several works of nonfiction and fiction, including the highly acclaimed travel book about Egypt, The Pharaoh's Shadow, and an account of the search for Timbuktu, The Gates of Africa. Anthony discovered Florence Nightingale's previously unpublished letters from Egypt, which the New York Times called a publishing coup. He is the editior of Lonely Planet's A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad, and has contributed to Lonely Planet's Morocco and Algeria books. He is based in London but spends half his year traveling, much of it in Egypt and elsewhere in North Africa. A longtime regular contributor to the London Sunday Times as both feature writer and literary critic, Anthony's works has appeared in Vanity Fair, GQ and a range of other publications, including Conde Nast Traveller, which recently described him as one of the 10 key influences on contemporary travel writing.
Published February 1, 2010 by Lonely Planet. 176 pages
Genres: Travel. Non-fiction