Posts with category Madrid Ocio

(Español) Viajar con niños a Madrid. Parte I

By | 26 March, 2024 | 0 comments

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(Español) Mundo Pixar en Madrid hasta el 22 de abril

By | 18 January, 2024 | 0 comments

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El Corte Inglés and Disney

By | 7 October, 2023 | 0 comments

If there’s one shopping complex in Spain that stands as the flagship for the country, it’s El Corte Inglés.  Established in 1935 when its founder bought a small tailor’s shop in the heart of Madrid, its trajectory known to all and both its slogans and proximity have become part of the country’s heritage.

A visit to Cortylandia every Christmas is as common as a visit to any other show held around those dates, Read full article

Pompeii: the new immersive exhibition in Madrid

By | 25 September, 2023 | 0 comments

The exhibition can be seen in the Matadero Madrid Centre up until the 15th of October

A new immersive exhibition has arrived in Madrid this month, “The last days of Pompeii”, an exhibition endorsed by the Archaeological Museum of Pompeii which can be seen at the Matadero Centre in Madrid.

Pompeii, or simply Pompei, in its Italian version, Read full article

Madrid’s central cinemas

By | 28 August, 2023 | 0 comments

Summer and Christmas are great times to go to the cinema, and the industry knows it, that’s why the billboards are full of proposals to suit all tastes, so that no one is left without a visit to the movies at least once during the month of August.


During the hottest months the cinema can often be a very tempting afternoon option, Read full article

Four Instagram accounts to help you keep up to date with what’s going on in Madrid

By | 18 August, 2023 | 0 comments

If there’s one social network that’s really taking over, that has to be Instagram. At this stage it has already dethroned its big sister, Facebook, and the majority of people use it on a regular basis.


Instagram has also brought with it the figure of the influencer. Once a brand ambassador, it’s now more of a multi-brand ambassador where people to put their day-to-day lives on show, Read full article

The largest cactus garden in Europe can be found in San Sebastián de los Reyes

By | 26 June, 2023 | 0 comments

Do you know what xerophytic plants are? They are plants that grow with very little water, which is very interesting to know in these times of drought. When we think of xerophytic plants, we automatically think of cacti and the desert, for example in Arizona, but why not in San Sebastián de los Reyes?

Yes, San Sebastián de los Reyes, Read full article

Madrid’s unmissable street markets

By | 16 May, 2023 | 0 comments

Madrid’s street markets are full of charm. Regardless of their size or location, they all attract crowds of visitors, curious onlookers and fans of the unusual and being outdoors.

Here is a list of the essential street markets that you should visit at least once in your life:

  1. Mercadillo de Majadahonda. Majadahonda is a town in the north-west of the capital, Read full article

A whole new world: Aladdin comes to Gran Vía

By | 26 April, 2023 | 0 comments

Aladdin, the musical, has finally arrived in Madrid and is now on the Gran Vía. Directly from Broadway, this adaptation of the Disney film will be at the Teatro Coliseum until at least September 2023, although it would be no surprise if Aladdin decided to stay longer after the unstoppable success of The Lion King.

Disney released Aladdin in 1992 and it was very well received, Read full article

Violet sweets: one of Madrid’s most traditional treats

By | 27 March, 2023 | 0 comments

If there is one typically Madrilenian sweet, it has to be its caramelos de violeta (“violet sweets”). Though they are now in many other cities, the originals can be found in the sweet shop La Violeta, located in the Plaza de Canalejas, right in the city centre.

This establishment was inaugurated in 1915 and is one of the few still standing, Read full article

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