Buy good books from good bookshops

By | 14 December, 2015 | 0 comments

There is nothing wrong with shopping centres or with bestsellers, the latter with their thrilling stories and horizontal characters. However, wouldn’t you like to go a bit further? Of course you would! So why not go and buy some really good books from proper bookshops? Inside, you will get all the help you need to find the best book and discover new writers. Read full article

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Hipster Christmas shopping

By | 30 November, 2015 | 0 comments

Visiting The Hovse is well worth it, a shop with three floors on Calle General Arrando, 40, close to Calle Santa Engracia (Metro Rubén Darío). Under the pop-store concept, this establishment only opens during the pre-Christmas period and 2015 will be its third year of doing so, from November 21st until December 24th, from 11.00am to 9.00pm. Read full article

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Everything you always wanted to know about Spanish brands

By | 28 October, 2015 | 0 comments

Exhibitions are not always about staring at famous paintings or photographs in an exhibition, as you can see for yourself in this exhibition titled Indelebles. From the 22nd of October until the 27th of December, you can see it at the Arquería de Nuevos Ministerios exhibition room, funded by the Ministry of Work (Paseo de la Castellana, Read full article

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Fancy a crêpe? Write down these recommendations

By | 15 October, 2015 | 0 comments

Calle Fuencarral, always subject to changes in its appearance, has recently inaugurated a brand new and spacious shop called Crepes & Waffles, a chain of Colombian origin that revolves around its creator’s’ passion for French-style crêpes. The place is large and decorated with soft wooden furniture that is pleasant to the eye, an ideal setting to enjoy a good breakfast although its menu is actually for lunches and dinners. Read full article

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A Travel to the Past on Madrid’s Subway

By | 2 October, 2015 | 0 comments

Anden 0Thirty years have now gone since Marty McFly’s trip back to the future. They thought 2015 would be very exotic, the way we see as picturesque an old metro station stuck in the past. We are talking about Chamberí station, a station up until recently labelled a “ghost station”, since it was still existing but not in use, Read full article

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An autumn classic: the Strawberry Train

By | 29 September, 2015 | 0 comments

Tren de la fresaDuring the spring and autumn months, the milder months in terms of temperatures in Madrid, are the chosen ones by Renfe (Spanish Rail) to put their emblematic Strawberry Train (Tren de la Fresa) in motion, a train that has been communicating Madrid and Aranjuez since 1851. Considered the second oldest train in Spanish history, Read full article

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Brunch is always in fashion

By | 15 September, 2015 | 0 comments

BrunchIf you are late for breakfast because you stayed too long in bed but are too hungry to wait for lunch, there’s only one option: brunch. At Roll Madrid (Calle del Amaniel, 23), you will find excellent proposals at prices that go from 9 to 16 euros, with options such as the classic eggs Benedict over salmon, Read full article

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Discover the brand-new San Ildefonso gourmet market

By | 26 August, 2015 | 0 comments

Mercado San IldefonsoMost districts (Lavapiés, Antón Martín, Chueca, Centro…) have their own market but Malasaña -with the exception of Barceló Market- needed a market that sold gourmet and delicatessen products. Since June 2014, that void was filled in with the opening of San Ildefonso Market, on Calle Fuencarral, 57, a few hundred yards from our hotel in Malasaña. Read full article

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The best museums for children

By | 3 August, 2015 | 0 comments

Museo Cera MadridAre you travelling with children? Treat them to a fun and educational morning in one of these museums designed especially for them. One of these museums is the Wax Museum, the emblematic space dedicated to celebrities, both historical and modern, which includes new additions such as Cristiano Ronaldo and George Clooney.

They can enjoy different theme rooms, Read full article

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Segovia awaits you

By | 30 July, 2015 | 0 comments

SegoviaIt is one of the most charming cities near Madrid, famous for its aqueduct, its stunning fortress and its exquisite suckling pig that you can enjoy all year long, also in summer. You can get there easily by train or bus from Moncloa or, if you have your own car, on the A-6 road towards La Coruña in just 50 minutes. Read full article

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