Posts with category Madrid Ocio

Urban gardens are coming up fast in Madrid

By | 15 October, 2020 | 0 comments

The boom of urban gardens started a few years ago. For some time now, people have been much more concerned about the food we eat – where it comes from, how it has been grown or produced and whether aggressive substances were used.

Think back to the campaign against palm oil: most people didn’t know about it before then, Read full article

Torre Caleido, the fifth tower

By | 25 July, 2020 | 0 comments

At the end of June, a memorial concert was held in tribute to everyone who has sadly passed away due to COVID-19. But it wasn’t a concert like we’re used to, as the new normal has also transformed this. The chosen setting was the Torre de Cristal, giving even more meaning to the saying ‘From Madrid to Heaven’. Read full article

Plans to make in Madrid and surroundings without fear of contagion

By | 2 July, 2020 | 0 comments

Experts say that contacts outdoors are 20 times less likely to catch the virus than indoors. Even though the new normality has already begun, many people are still very cautious and prefer to avoid meetings in homes or indoors.

crystal-palace-1794013_1280Now, moreover, along with the coronavirus, comes the battle, bridging the gap, with the heat, Read full article

The Botanical Gardens, more colourful than ever

By | 10 June, 2020 | 0 comments

At the end of May, when Madrid moved into the first phase of Spain’s lockdown exit strategy, the parks and gardens began to reawaken. It was about time, too, after so much time surrounded by concrete, with glum looks and odd expressions behind masks facing the ground.

Jardin-Botanico-Madrid-LinneoThe Botanical Gardens were among those that brought the most joy when they reopened. Read full article

Madrid’s drive-in cinema

By | 2 June, 2020 | 0 comments

Since March the city has been slowly coming back to life, as bars have opened their shutters again and the terraces have filled up with people. Certain places, though, like cinemas, theatres and museums, the recovery will be a slow one – there’s still a lot of fear of the virus, so these places are still struggling to make ends meet. Read full article

Solidarity actions to make way for the new normal

By | 5 May, 2020 | 0 comments

It will take a while for things to go back to normal in Madrid. So much so that people have started referring to the future as the “new normal”, as if implying like will never go back to being the way it was. And it certainly seems that is the way things are going to be for some time, Read full article

(Español) Ideas para hacer en casa

By | 5 April, 2020 | 0 comments

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish.

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Sunday plans for this early spring

By | 21 March, 2020 | 0 comments

Although the latest squalls have been slightly off-putting and have made many people pull out the gloves and scarves they didn’t think they’d need until next winter, temperatures are expected to rise and going out will soon be on everyone’s to-do list again.

Below is a list of outdoor plans for a fun, different Sunday:

  1. Walk by the almond trees in bloom on Quinta de los Molinos. Read full article

E.T está en Madrid

By | 12 March, 2020 | 0 comments

E.T está en Madrid. Sí, así, como suena. Está por el centro de la ciudad en algún sitio y hay que ir a buscarlo. En una suerte de yincana es una de las últimas ofertas de ocio que se está dando en la ciudad.

Hace tiempo que el concepto de Scape Room irrumpió con fuerza, en Madrid y en muchas ciudades de España. Read full article

La exposición de YO FUI A EGB llega a Madrid

By | 10 December, 2019 | 0 comments

Yo Fui a EGB, desde su nacimiento, ha sido un fenómeno de masas, tocando la fibra sensible de aquellas personas que vivieron los 70, 80 y 90. Sus juegos, sus rituales, sus dibujos animados o sus programas de una televisión en la que, los más tardíos, podían ver cuatro canales.

La nostalgia une, en una suerte de “cualquier tiempo pasado fue mejor”, Read full article

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