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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

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

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

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

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

Swimming pools in the sky

By | 1 June, 2016 | 0 comments

Fancy a refreshing swim without leaving the city? Why not visit the local sports complex in Lago, Casa de Campo, which is easy to access by metro. However, there are other more sophisticated options that you can do this summer in Madrid. One of them is diving into a pool with the city at your feet at Gymage Social Fitness, Read full article

June is music: Mad Music City

By | 27 May, 2016 | 0 comments

If you were not able to attend Mad Cool festival you have another chance to enjoy live summer music in all of its splendour at Mad Music City, a festival that takes place from the 21st to the 26th of June and that revolves around European Music Day, which takes place on the 25th of the same month. Read full article

Crazy Places Where to End a Night Out

By | 15 December, 2015 | 0 comments

Everyone knows when the night starts but never when or where it ends. Here are a few places that are excellent to finish off a night of partying in the Spanish capital. We start at Toni2, a meeting points of many different characters of Madrid’s nightlife, from failed pianists to Joaquín Sabina tributes, posh crowds from the Salamanca district, Read full article

Some Good Gigs

By | 15 March, 2015 | 0 comments

Conciertos Madrid

Fancy some good live music? Here are a few clues so you can enjoy the best rock music in Madrid. We start with a classic Spanish pop-rock act, Revolver, lead by Carlos Goñi, who will perform at La Riviera on March 26th, with tickets costing 25€ each. It is a more discreet option if we compare it to the presence of Robbie Williams, Read full article

Massage as a need

By | 30 January, 2015 | 0 comments

masaje orientalYou keep hearing more and more in the media about a phrase that may be more than just an advertising claim: massages aren’t a luxury but rather a need. Bothered by different kinds of aches, stress takes its toll on the body and this can derive into back problems and more serious pain. Spending an hour unwinding your body and leaving it in good hands is not just a pleasure but it can also have highly positive effects for our health. Read full article

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