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Going for tapas in Madrid

Going for tapas in Madrid

Although lots of people don’t realise it, Madrid is one of the best cities in Spain to go out for tapas. From the humble little plate of olives, to portions of manchego cheese, classic potatoes with spicy “brava” sauce and croquettes, in the majority of bars in Madrid you’ll find a good variety of tapas to go with your glass of wine, pint or vermouth. more ...

Getting around by metro in Madrid

Getting around by metro in Madrid

Using public transport is the most comfortable and practical way of getting around Madrid. In the Spanish capital it can be very difficult to find places to park, and during rush hour traffic can be fairly chaotic. Because of this, we recommend that you park the car and get to know the city using public transport. more ...

Recommended apartment in Madrid, the Latina XV

Recommended apartment in Madrid, the Latina XV

Madrid hots up during May and June. We’re not talking about the temperature increase (which still hasn’t arrived), but simply the large quantity of parties, exhibitions, concerts and activities that are on offer in the city during these months. more ...

The Temple of Debod, a piece of Egypt in Madrid

The Temple of Debod, a piece of Egypt in Madrid

The Temple of Debod, or Templo de Debod, is an ancient Egyptian monument which prevails in the middle of Madrid. Like an oasis in the middle of an urban desert, outside of time and space, this is the only Egyptian temple which exists in Spain. more ...

The best hamburger restaurants in Madrid

The best hamburger restaurants in Madrid

Hamburgers are in. And far, very far away from fast-food hamburgers, is a world of restaurants where this North American icon is a gourmet dish. Innovative recipes, quality ingredients, surprising combinations and home made sauces…..some of the keys for creating the best hamburgers. more ...

Zarkana in Madrid with the Cirque du Soleil

Zarkana in Madrid with the Cirque du Soleil

Zarkana, the new Cirque du Soleil show, is a rock opera combining surrealism and new technologies with physical virtuosity. It will come to Madrid on the 12th of November to capture you with its magic. more ...

Halloween in Madrid 2011

Halloween in Madrid 2011

Yes, Halloween isn’t something that is typically celebrated in Spain, however it is a fun event that gains an increasing number of followers every year, including in Spain. Thus, if you’re not lucky enough to be going on a little break and celebrating Halloween in London or New York, here’s what you can do in Madrid. more ...

The Hole, cabaret in Madrid

The Hole, cabaret in Madrid

This 15th of September, the provocative show The Hole will be showing for the first time in Madrid. It features lots of surprises and guarantees not to disappoint. This original cabaret will be uniting music, circus, burlesque, food, eroticism, and above all comedy on stage. more ...

Enjoy the Museum Route in Madrid

Enjoy the Museum Route in Madrid

The Museum Route has returned to Madrid, an event thanks to which you can visit several museums for free throughout May. It is a cultural promotion that is carried out in collaboration with the Madrid metro, given that the only condition for visiting the participating museums is having a travel pass or metro ticket. more ...

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