Craft cocktails aren’t as popular in Spain as in some other countries. Many Spaniards have historically stuck to beer, wine, or the (very popular and very large) gin and tonics that dominate evenings and weekends all over the country. Madrid by contrast has developed a strong cocktail scene
Málaga's getting hot as a food destination. We were just down south (in Málaga, Marbella, Sevilla, Jerez…) and we have added some stunning 5-star hotels–including one in a private home in the country–, new tapas bars and Michelin-star restaurants, amazing markets (with eateries right inside the markets), winery visits, cooking classes (our favorite is with a professional restaurant chef), a private visit to the rooftop of the Sevilla Cathedral, private art tours, and more. And the art in Málaga…to die for. Picasso Museum, Pompidou Center, Thyssen Museum, and a branch of the Russian Museum.
Like many people, I pay for most of my store, restaurant, hotel and transportation purchases here in the US with credit and debit cards. When I'm heading to Europe, my money preparations consist of making sure I have packed the correct credit/debit cards, and I'm good to go. No traveler's checks, no buying Euros here in the US, no exchanging dollars abroad.