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Mad for Merengue

Soak up the atmosphere on the historic Santiago Bernabéu tour BY ELLIOT PIGOTT Having grown up as the son of a professional cricketer I have never...

¡Felices Fiestas!

Autumn in Madrid

Matador In Brutal Las Ventas Goring

Matador Gored In Las Ventas This is the moment a matador has his leg impaled by a huge bull’s horn after it gored him as...

Mad for Merengue

Soak up the atmosphere on the historic Santiago Bernabéu tour BY ELLIOT PIGOTT Having grown up as the son of a professional cricketer I have never...

It’s Jim Gaffigan Time! Interview & ticket offer

US Stand Up Comedian Jim Gaffigan Comes To Madrid For One Night Only And Talks To The Madrid Metropolitan What drew you to stand up...

Easter Procession Guide In Madrid

Easter in Madrid – It may not have the crowds of Sevilla and Malaga but the solemn religious processions are still a plenty in...

Irish Ambassador St Patrick´s Day Greetings

On March 17th we celebrate St Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s National Day.   Irish people are very proud of our nation, of our culture, our sports...

Coti In Madrid

Renowned Argentinian Singer Songwriter Returns to Madrid as part of his “Cercanías y Confidencias II ” Tour  to promote his latest album and to...

Spanish Economy : A bad deal for the young

In most western countries the idea is becoming widespread that the young entering the workforce now will be the first generation to be poorer...

LuggageHero Launches in Madrid

As part of our focus on highlighting new enterprises we take a look at the latest international start up to launch in Madrid –...

Ronaldo Is Back As He Opens Hair Transplant Centre In Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to open a new state-of-the-art hair implant centre in Madrid and has named his WAG Georgina Rodriguez as one of...

The Spectrum IFA Group Looks At Common Investment Mistakes

Chris Webb of the  The Spectrum IFA Group talks to the Madrid Metropolitan About:   Common Investment Mistakes Failing to plan I believe the most common...

Two Madrid Residents Amongst Six UK Nationals for Queen´s Birthday Honours

Madrid residents John Scott and Stewart Cusden are among six UK nationals named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List Both the current and previous Chair...

Spanish Economy : A bad deal for the young

In most western countries the idea is becoming widespread that the young entering the workforce now will be the first generation to be poorer...

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...

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...
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...

Spring vegetables, punched up with a poached egg and ham

Gastro Experiences with Catalina Brennan We are now in Spring! I love going to markets during this season, there’s an infinite display of vegetables and...

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...

How do you live?

Do you spend a lot of time at home? Do you cook? Are you a family person? Formal or laid back? Do you usually...
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...

Ronaldo Is Back As He Opens Hair Transplant Centre In Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to open a new state-of-the-art hair implant centre in Madrid and has named his WAG Georgina Rodriguez as one of...

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...

Easter Procession Guide In Madrid

Easter in Madrid – It may not have the crowds of Sevilla and Malaga but the solemn religious processions are still a plenty in...

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...
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