Posts with category Madrid Ocio

Nuevo éxito de Tapapiés

By | 7 November, 2019 | 0 comments

Tapapiés cierra su IX Edición con un éxito rotundo. Durante dos semanas el barrio de Lavapiés ha sido el epicentro del ocio madrileño con diferencia. En total, en esta Inauguración-Tapapiés-2019_7_NAedición, se ha contado con 138 tapas alrededor de los bares que discurren por la mítica calle Argumosa y aledaños.

Así, también se han sumado a la iniciativa los dos mercados que residen en el barrio, Read full article

El Día de los Muertos

By | 17 October, 2019 | 0 comments

Llega octubre y con él su último día, Halloween. Tan esperado por muchos. La ciudad se transforma y se llena de brujas, dráculas, muñecos diabólicos y, este año, la estrella, It. Porque el payaso de Stephen King no ha dejado indiferente a los amantes del cine de terror, ni a los amantes de Halloween. Y, seguramente, Read full article

The Fiestas del Pilar: from Zaragoza to Madrid

By | 7 October, 2019 | 0 comments

This time round, the first long weekend will have to wait until December because the Almudena, the day of the patron saint of the city of Madrid, also falls on Saturday. The same occurs with the first holiday once the schools reopen: the 12th of October.
Specifically, the 12th October falls on a Saturday this year. Read full article

Warner Park: an adventure for all the family

By | 18 September, 2019 | 0 comments

Madrid has a lot of things you can do with children. There are workshops and restaurants with play areas, but one thing stands out above all others for kids, and that is Warner Park.

warnerSeptember is one of the best months to visit as temperatures begin to fall and you can get around easier with less crowds. Read full article

Coffee with a cat? In Madrid you can do that

By | 11 September, 2019 | 0 comments

Animals are also becoming increasingly more visible in our daily lives. Over recent years they have also acquired their own “citizens’ rights” and can now travel on public transport with their owners. Obviously they have to stick to a few rules to make sure they don’t annoy other travellers. Travelling in the last coach on the metro or having to wear a muzzle are some of Gatotecathe requirements owners try hard to comply with so that they can also use the metro network without annoying other travellers. Read full article

Some of the best ice creams in Madrid

By | 20 August, 2019 | 0 comments

The summer is so hot that anyone that visits the city has to constantly cool off with a cold drink or an ice cream to combat the high temperatures and heat waves.

This post list some of the best ice cream parlours in the city, suggesting 7 of them as places to visit every day of the week and cool off during your stay in Madrid:

  1. Giuseppe Rici in Huertas aims not to deprive anyone of a chance to taste their ice cream. Read full article

The swimming pools have already opened in Madrid

By | 13 June, 2019 | 0 comments

The feeling that the heat came early and suddenly was shared by many of Madrid’s residents. Fans are already accoutrements that are kept permanently in handbags and the water bottles are travelling colder and colder. Luckily, Madrid’s public swimming pools have already opened.

They did so on 15 May, with a big open day for all those who wanted to cool off before going to the Pradera for the San Isidro festival (or go for a quick dip on the way back). Read full article

5 things to do in Madrid on a rainy day

By | 3 May, 2019 | 0 comments

Even though the saying is “the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain”, the rain in Madrid can be rather persistent and trying to walk around the capital with an umbrella can be unbearable at times.


So, with all the rainy days we’ve already seen this spring, and those that are probably yet to come over the next month or so, Read full article

Four Irish pubs for a pint on Saint Patrick’s Day

By | 23 March, 2019 | 0 comments

When it comes to celebrations, sometimes origins don’t matter. In Spain, traditions are absorbed in little to no time. A prime example is Halloween, but in this case, given the current date, let’s focus our attention on Saint Patrick’s Day.

Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, but the migrant nature of this nation has led to his celebration all over the world. Read full article

(Español) El Año Nuevo Chino

By | 4 February, 2019 | 0 comments

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish.

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