Five places to discover in Madrid

By | 15 December, 2015 | 0 comments

1) Malasaña

Malasaña is one of Madrid’s most characterful and gentrified districts. It has plenty of cool shops and cafés that sell cupcakes but it still preserves its “naughty” feel from the past. You can find quite a few of them on Calle Velarde, the street where the singer Alaska opened her legendary pub La Vía Láctea, Read full article

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Traditional dishes you must try

By | 15 November, 2015 | 0 comments

callos madrileñaCities are discovered through food. We are what we eat. That is why it’s good to know and try Madrid’s traditional specialities to really discover what the city is about. One of its most traditional foods is the bocadillo de calamares, the deep-fried squid sandwich. This classic sandwich is at its best in El Brillante, Read full article

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Churros and a cup of thick hot chocolate

By | 28 October, 2015 | 0 comments

In Madrid, both churros and porras (the larger version of the churro, the famous deep-fried dough sticks) are a regular feature for breakfast. They are especially good when you have them with a cup of hot chocolate, although not all locals feel that it is mandatory. It is, however, Read full article

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The best movies of all time at La Filmoteca

By | 15 October, 2015 | 0 comments

It is a much beloved building, a peculiar one, located on Calle Santa Isabel, one of the liveliest ones with permission from the nearby ones of Calle León and Calle Antón Martín. It also has a bar inside and a store inside that sells movie items. Also known as Cine Doré, La Filmoteca of Madrid is much more than just a cinema. Read full article

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The American way of eating: the best hot dogs and hamburgers

By | 28 September, 2015 | 0 comments

burger hot dog madridThe hot dog has always been in the shadows of the hamburger. Let’s dedicate it a few privileged paragraphs and a few recommendations to make amends for that small injustice. One of them is Feltman’s Hot Dogs (Calle Sevilla, 2 – very close to our hotel in central Madrid), which they say serves the authentic hot dog, Read full article

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How did Neanderthals live?

By | 1 September, 2015 | 0 comments

Valle de los Neandertales

If you fancy trying something different outside Madrid, we suggest a day trip to Pinilla del Valle, a place of great natural interest in the heart of the valley of Lozoya, which has a new element of interest since last September 26th: the Valley of Neanderthals, an archaeological park that aspires to be a reference in the diffusion of prehistoric life after the findings that emerged in excavations carried out in the last few decades. Read full article

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The funniest side of science

By | 26 August, 2015 | 0 comments

Museo Ciencias NaturalesMake the most of your stay in our hotel in the centre of Madrid and discover some of the most stimulating scientific museums in the Spanish capital, a great activity for the whole family. These are not all of them but rather a small selection for you to plan your visit around. Read full article

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There is never too much beer

By | 15 August, 2015 | 0 comments

cerveza madrid

Summer is the best time for beer. In Madrid, you can enjoy it on many bar terraces but here are some options that go a bit further than just a beer with some crisps.

At El Pedal, on the lively street Calle Argumosa (number 33), very close to the Reina Sofía Museum, Read full article

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Enjoy the best karaokes

By | 30 July, 2015 | 0 comments

karaoke“What will happen? What stories will take place? It may be my great night…”. This chorus by the famous Spanish singer Raphael is one of the most popular songs in one of Madrid’s most popular karaoke bars, Máster Plató (although everyone knows it as “the karaoke of Mostenses”, since it is located on Plaza Mostenses). Read full article

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The best salads in Madrid

By | 15 July, 2015 | 0 comments

ensaladaSummer is time for light food, like gazpacho, salads and fruit. Where can you eat them? You can start at Gust Madrid, a place that calls itself a “Salad Bar”. Decorated in a cosy way, at Gust Madrid they offer salads consecutively after short periods of time and you can dish one out as you please. Read full article

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