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José Grases Riera, creator of the Palace of Longoria

By | 17 April, 2021 | 0 comments

In Madrid there are several surprising stately buildings bound to make an impression, especially in the centre of the city, which feels like an outdoor museum. However, there is one particular building that stands out amongst all the rest and that is the Palace of Longoria, also known by the name of the institution it houses: the General Society of Authors. Read full article

Categories: Madrid Turismo

Cervantes and the boxes of literature

By | 7 April, 2021 | 0 comments

If there is one Spanish writer who has marked not only our country’s literature but that of the entire world, it is Miguel de Cervantes. The adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho don’t only portray a distant time in Spain, they are also a reflection on and a metaphor about life itself that never loses its relevance. Read full article

Categories: Madrid Cultura

Brunch is in: three places you must visit

By | 29 March, 2021 | 0 comments

Now that, for one reason or another, we are more willing to go out during the day, brunch has become a very popular activity for couples and groups of friends looking to have a good time.

Many places that only opened in the afternoon are now starting to offer this increasingly popular option, though it has steadily been gaining popularity for some years. Read full article

Categories: Madrid Restaurantes

The zapatilla sandwich is now back in Lavapiés

By | 15 March, 2021 | 0 comments

There are places that belong to a city’s heritage, beyond its squares, iconic buildings and statues. These places tend to be businesses that have been around forever, bazaars that survive the onrush of modernity and traditional bars.

The sadness in the air was palpable when Café Comercial was shut down some years ago. Madrid’s outpouring of affection was such that someone decided that it was worth reopening the establishment with a slightly more modern touch that would allow visitors to see what that corner of the Glorieta de Bilbao had been for so many years. Read full article

Categories: Madrid Restaurantes

(Español) La feria ARCO celebra su 40 aniversario

By | 5 March, 2021 | 0 comments

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Categories: Madrid Eventos

Legends of Madrid: Palacio de Linares

By | 22 February, 2021 | 0 comments

The Palacio de Linares is located on Paseo de Recoletos, just across from the Cibeles fountain. It is a stately mansion which currently consists of the Casa de América and a restaurant, La Raimunda, with a stupendous patio, ideal for lunches or dinners, particularly in the spring, and an interior which impresses all visitors for its decor and magnitude. Read full article

Categories: Madrid Cultura

(Español) Madrid Design Festival celebra su cuarta edición

By | 9 February, 2021 | 0 comments

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Venezuelan food: three establishments to try

By | 1 February, 2021 | 0 comments

In Spain, we like to eat. There is no doubt of it. Eating establishes a sort of ritual based on the food. Apart from the enjoyment of good food, the most important conversations of the day take place at table. Family relationships and friendships are built up and established at the table.

For some time now, Read full article

Categories: Madrid Ocio

X-Madrid, the anti-shopping centre

By | 29 January, 2021 | 0 comments

If you have ever walked by it, you must have surely noticed it. If you haven’t, maybe now is the time for you to visit this shopping centre that goes beyond what we expect from these establishments, and not only in the architectural sense.

X-Madrid, the anti-shopping centre, is in Alcorcón. It opened its doors last winter, Read full article

Categories: Madrid Ocio

Rodrigo de la Calle’s El Invernadero wins the Green Michelin Star

By | 15 January, 2021 | 0 comments

Not everything that happened in 2020 could have been bad. In fact, many people and society at large have found ways to put a positive spin on this year: the importance of family, health or recovering control over one’s own life, many of which are adrift because of work, stress and made-up emergencies.

And although many annually held events have not taken place in 2020, Read full article

Categories: Madrid Restaurantes

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