The best wine shops in Madrid

By | 2 September, 2017 | 0 comments

We love wine, especially when it’s in an adequate environment and with the best recommendations. Luckily, in Madrid, wine shops have stopped being places exclusively for gourmets to buy wine but also somewhere to enjoy it. Where do we start? In the increasingly popular Lavapiés district we can find La Fisna, at its new address on Calle Amparo, Read full article

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Plans for an adrenaline rush in the Spanish capital

By | 31 August, 2017 | 0 comments

If you are visiting Madrid with your children, you will probably be very interested in this series of plans. If you are coming with your friends or partner, then you can still enjoy a fun day out because despite that leisure activities have increased endlessly in the last few decades, nothing beats the thrill of a drop whilst riding a roller coaster. Read full article

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A view of Madrid: the most spectacular viewpoints in the city.

By | 11 August, 2017 | 0 comments

Cities are organic and changing beings: they offer unique perspectives at all times and places. It’s not the same walking on Gran Vía than seeing it from the terrace of the Madrid Casino. It’s completely different seeing Plaza del Cascorro on a Tuesday than on a Sunday, when it hosts the famous El Rastro market and it is full to the brim. Read full article

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The bars with the best patatas bravas in Madrid

By | 28 July, 2017 | 0 comments

Madrid has quite specific gastronomic references, such as offal cuisine (not always to everyone’s liking) or the fried-squid sandwich to name a couple. Among its star dishes there is one that generates heated debates in regards to its optimum version and it’s no other than the famous patatas bravas. What may seem like a humble recipe of potato wedges with spicy tomato sauce is in fact a complex preparation in which the double frying times and the composition of the sauce or velouté cream are key to its success. Read full article

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Where to eat in Madrid like a local

By | 26 June, 2017 | 0 comments

Madrid’s gastronomic offer is unique in the world. Traditional food, fast food, fusion restaurants, cuisine from around the world… But, where should you go if you want to eat like a local? Keep on reading to find out.
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It’s hard to find a dish more representative of Madrid than the deep-fried squid sandwich, known as the bocadillo de calamares, Read full article

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Sales shopping in Madrid’s street markets

By | 17 June, 2017 | 0 comments

Some people wait until July to go to the nearest swimming pool or to pack their bags since their holidays are around the corner. Others can’t wait until July 1st because it signals the start of the sales! There is nothing quite like finding that item or accessory that you love at half the original price. Read full article

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Spas in Madrid to escape the heat

By | 5 June, 2017 | 0 comments

With summer upon us, the only thing you really feel like is a cool ice cream, a lemon slushy and a refreshing swim in the pool. However, did you know that there are many other options to escape the heat while you forget about your everyday stress? Yes, we are talking about the wonderful urban spas in Madrid. Read full article

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Madrid through apps

By | 12 May, 2017 | 0 comments

We use our mobile phone for more and more things in recent times and discovering Madrid’s charm is also something that we can do with it. The Guía Madrid 5D app, promoted by the Madrid Regional Council, is one of the most complete ones both in order to plan your trip and to enjoy it. Read full article

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Galician gastronomy seduces Madrid

By | 24 April, 2017 | 0 comments

The Spanish capital enjoys being a delegation of all the different parts of Spain. Among others, you can eat excellent paella, having previously checked Wikipaella, of course, and try some delicious Galician cuisine in the many seafood restaurants spread around the city. One of the best of its kind is Combarro, which stands out for its quality and for having served some fantastic seafood platters since 1973, Read full article

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The best Indian and Thai restaurants in Madrid

By | 26 February, 2017 | 0 comments

The restaurants with the best value for money are located in the heart of Lavapiés, on Calle Ave María and Calle de Lavapiés. Despite the climb, there are many restaurants which suddenly appear on either side of the street and as long as the weather isn’t too cold, eating al fresco won’t be a problem. Menus cost approximately 10 euros and include classic dishes such as Tandoori chicken and different curries which are excellent value for money. Read full article

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