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The best art exhibitions of the month of December

By | 22 December, 2016 | 0 comments

Here are a few recommendations to catch a break from the imperative Christmas spirit. If you still haven’t visited the exhibition dedicated to Robert Doisneau, you have until the 8th of January to see the work of one of the photographers who best captured the spirit of Paris. Considered as a pioneer of photojournalism, his photographs have a warmth that make them unique, Read full article

Categories: Arte y cultura

Madrid turns into a Nativity scene for Christmas

By | 12 December, 2016 | 0 comments

According to the Holy Scriptures, over 2,000 years ago, a baby who would change the course of history was born in a town called Bethlehem. This scene is recreated every year in different art forms in places such as Palacio Real, which presents an emblematic Neapolitan Nativity scene that can be visited in its majestic rooms until the 8th of January. Read full article

Categories: Arte y cultura

The sweetest stairway to Christmas

By | 17 November, 2016 | 0 comments

The Christmas period can be experienced in two different ways: like Ebenezer Scrooge, the famous cold-hearted miser from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol; or with a smile and joy. We recommend that you choose the latter, something which will undoubtedly be easier for you with the recommendations we propose below.

One of them is ice skating in the centrally located Plaza de la Luna, Read full article

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Good little things

By | 7 November, 2016 | 0 comments

Madrid is strongly competing to become the capital of good taste, Despite that its traditional bars that serve patatas bravas and a brick of Spanish omelette are part of its landscape, not that they are bad, there are also spaces that offer really “good little things”, that the artist Paco de Lucía would say. Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía en Madrid

It’s time for hot chocolate!

By | 17 October, 2016 | 0 comments

The cold has arrived and it’s time to enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate. Chocolatería San Ginés (Pasadizo de San Ginés, 5)  is a café located a stone’s throw from Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol which represents the safest bet for an excellent cup of hot chocolate. Despite the great popularity of its hot chocolate and churros and always being full, Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía en Madrid

A taste of Italy in Madrid

By | 19 September, 2016 | 0 comments

Madrid has a little bit of many countries from around the world and Italy is most definitely one of them. You can see this just by entering places like Lauricca, an Italian deli where the owner greets you in Italian and that sells delicious food such as mortadella of Bologna, different types of pasta, Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía en Madrid

Spanish post-war: Art, despite it all

By | 29 August, 2016 | 0 comments

After General Franco’s victory, Spain immersed itself in a period of recovery after the disasters of the Spanish Civil War, a period which also saw the imposition of a strong censorship in the art scene. However, art managed to flourish despite these hard conditions it was subjected to, as you can see in this exhibition. One of its objectives is to make public a period where there is a historical and artistic hole that has received little attention despite its relevance in the artistic discourse of Spain’s modern sensibility. Read full article

Categories: Arte y cultura

Madrid has its own cuisine. Come and discover it!

By | 19 August, 2016 | 0 comments

Despite that its culinary tradition cannot be compared to other regional ones like the Basque or the Galician, Madrid’s cuisine is also of great importance. With summer out of the way, we can now slowly go back to the restaurants that serve some of the best cocido madrileño, the city’s traditional stew. Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía en Madrid

Ice cream shops that will make you melt

By | 27 July, 2016 | 0 comments

Fancy an ice cream? Make sure you get one that is worth it, such as the ones at Mamá Elba Heladería (Calle Cea Bermúdez, 29), a pleasant ice-cream shop with its Parisian-style white tiles that also sells cakes (gluten-free options available).

Further towards the city centre is La Romana, with a shop on Calle San Bernardo, Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía en Madrid

Mercado de la Paz, a commercial and gastronomic oasis

By | 15 July, 2016 | 0 comments

La magia del pequeño comercio

Almost as old as its home, the Salamanca district, Mercado de La Paz was built in 1879, the last market constructed in the Nineteenth century. Located on Calle de Ayala, 28, it endured a thorough renovation in the mid-Twentieth century and today it’s one of the oldest survivors of its kind. At first glance, Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía en Madrid, General

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