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IGLESIA DE SAN ANTON – St Valentine´s Resting Place In Madrid

  The Last Resting Place of St Valentine lies in this singular church  - every day,  24 hours a day.  Kris Sinclair Christian takes a...

¡Felices Fiestas!

Autumn in Madrid

The Labyrinthof the Spirits

Book Review: The Labyrinth of The Spirits By Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Our featured new release is the ‘The Labyrinth of the Spirits’ by Carlos Ruiz Zafón This is his fourth book in the ‘Cemetery of...

Restoration Chapuzo

This is a what was left after a Spanish priest asked a local school teacher to restore a priceless 16th-Century statue of St George and...

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...

Madrid Taxi Strike Poised To Wreak FITUR Havoc

Taxis are back on strike in Madrid in their latest attempt to pressurise the government to reduce the number of VTCs in circulation andspecifically against the...

Madrid Taxi strike brings Barajas Airport to a standstill

  Madrid taxi drivers brought was was decribed as " misery and mayhem" to the Spanish capital today in the first day of what the E.F.E...
Business - Made in Spain

The Spanish Gig Economy

Freelance workers and the Gig economy In a Gig economy, companies make more use of free-lancers and less of full-time employees, which has big...

Brexit Town Hall Meeting At Bellas Artes With Ambassador Set For...

On 15 February, the British Embassy in Madrid is holding the latest in its series of events for UK nationals on Living in Spain and...

Madrid Metro Line 8 Strike Adds to FITUR & Barajas Misery...

  Madrid´s flagship trade fair - FITUR ( International Tourism) has been further hit with the addition of Metro Line 8 technicians walking out and...

British Chamber of Commerce in No Deal Warning of”Unimaginable difficulties” to...

"Dear Simon, As you know our Chamber has represented the interests of bilateral trade between Spain and the United Kingdom for over 110 years. Our...

Eat Out Madrid – Cubiertos De Gloria Restaurant Review

Until now the Cubiertas de Gloria has been one of Madrid´s best kept secrets.  It has bucked the trend of traditional restaurants disappearing from...

El Ideal

Today there is an increasing lack of bars in the world that have an identity of their own. Today's bars that young adults frequent...

Gastro Madrid 2018

The 9th Madrid Gastrofestival is a must for any foodie – featuring some 450 establishments offering some of the finest fayre in town. The...
Fever Bands In Madrid - April

Fever Bands In Madrid

Saturday, April 29 - MADRID Teatro Barceló «rinôçérôse» The French band led by Patou and Jean-Philippe returns to Madrid on April 29 to present their next...

Winter Recipes from Spain with Catalina Brennan

  Hello all!! Welcome to this new page, where you will find lots to do with food and great gastro experiences!! Recipes, tips, places to...
Mango Chutney

Autumn Recipe: Mango Chutney – By Jemima Butler

The nights are drawing in, it is finally getting colder after our Indian Summer or the ‘veroño’ (new spanish word recently coined for verano...
Ajoblanco - Recipe

Summer Recipe

By Jemima Butler This month I am writing to you from Padstow, a small coastal fishing village in the beautiful county of Cornwall, southwest of...
Gazpacho

HOW TO MAKE THE BEST “GAZPACHO”

By Jemima Butler I always have a batch of home-made Gazpacho in the fridge during the summer. Full of raw vegetables and vitamins. It is...
Designer Exchange

Designer Exchange

Madrid might seem an odd choice for a second hand designer shop and the very Add to dictionary upmarket Salamanca district and even less...

To boldly go where no Spaniard has gone before

Where do you see yourself in five to ten years’ time? A normal question you might be asked in a job interview, but ask...

IGLESIA DE SAN ANTON – St Valentine´s Resting Place In Madrid

  The Last Resting Place of St Valentine lies in this singular church  - every day,  24 hours a day.  Kris Sinclair Christian takes a...

The Ghost Station of Chamberi

Why and where in the underground network of Madrid’s metro system can you experience a spine-tingling shiver as your train emerges from the dark tunnel and...

King Felipe Rides the Madrid Metro

King Felipe has emulated his great-grandfather by taking a ride on the Madrid metro as part of the service's centenary celebrations. Kind Felipe travelled a route...

Restoration Chapuzo

This is a what was left after a Spanish priest asked a local school teacher to restore a priceless 16th-Century statue of St George and...

Madrid Mardi Gras

<p style="text-indent:0px;"/><span class="dropcap dropcap2" style="text-align: right; padding:0px;">L</span>La Alegre Cofriadía del Entierro conferred a silver sardine on the Mayor in her capacity of cofrade de...

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...
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