Hidden Madrid – Alvaro de Bazán

  Visit the Plaza de la Villa just off the Calle Mayor and you will see a statue of a Spanish noble. But who was...
Isfahan

Isfahan – The yearly singular bazaar in the capital

Once again, Isfahan – that fabled city in Iran famed for its stunning Persian Islamic architecture and impressive boulevards covered with bridges will take...
Madrid Metropolitan Short Story - Pilgrim

Short Story: The Pilgrim

The Pilgrim, or ‘Peregrino’ in Spanish, was some two weeks into his ‘camino’ to visit the resting place of St James in the Cathedral...
Until The Curtain Falls

Book Review: Until The Curtain Falls

Madrid is literally at the heart of David Ebsworth’s latest novel, Until the Curtain Falls – with its Spanish version, Hasta Que Caiga el...
Deborah

Adjusting to Life in Madrid – Three ‘expat’ stories

In the May edition of “Madridmetropolitan”, Chris Neil wrote about the process of cultural adjustment when moving to a new country for the first...
All the King´s men

All the King´s men

At the Service of the Crown - A rare glimpse inside the world of Europe’s oldest Royal Guard - as told through its...
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