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The Fiestas Of August

From the 6th to 18th August, Madrid will be in full party mode, as the city celebrates its annual open-air summer verbenas. The centuries-old...

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Autumn in Madrid

The Fiestas Of August

From the 6th to 18th August, Madrid will be in full party mode, as the city celebrates its annual open-air summer verbenas. The centuries-old...

Discover Hidden Madrid – The Secrets Of The Spanish Capital

Hidden Madrid The author Peter Besas whose widely acclaimed "Hidden Madrid " series of books talks to the Madrid Metropolitan about some of Madrid´s best...

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...

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...

Why Has the Spanish Economy Remained Strong This Year?

Why Has the Spanish Economy Remained Strong This Year? The global economy has struggled in 2019. Quartz reports that 70% of the world’s economy is...

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...

Best Rooftop Terraces In Madrid

Amy Shia takes a look at some of the best terrazas and rooftop bars and pools to enjoy in Madrid HOTEL EMPERADOR When it’s sizzlingly hot...

British Beer For Madrileños

Madrid´s booming craft ale scene as been given a boost by the opening of La Latina´s newest tap room. David Ross and Patrick Tuck...

Eat Out Madrid Review – The Taste Gallery

  The Taste Gallery in Plaza de San Miguel is the perfect for a great tapas lunch or more intimate dinner on the town.  Varied...
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...

Hyperbaric Medicine In Madrid

Hospital HM Montepríncipe has this unit  after having proven its effectiveness in reference prestigious medical centers around the globe. The key factor lies on...

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...

Centenary Of First Direct Flight From England To Spain

This week marked the centenary of the first non-stop flight from England to Spain with the pioneering pilot that carried out the trip remembered...

Discover Hidden Madrid – The Secrets Of The Spanish Capital

Hidden Madrid The author Peter Besas whose widely acclaimed "Hidden Madrid " series of books talks to the Madrid Metropolitan about some of Madrid´s best...

Madrid Treasure Hunt

Madrid Treasure Hunt Madrid´s original teambuilding company Madrid Adventures http://www.madridadventures.com Brings you this edition´s Madrid Treasure Hunt Win this magnificent hamper by completing the following challenge: The Palacio de...

La Fiesta de San Antonio 2019

A FIVE-DAY FEAST FOR THE EYES - REVIVING THE FOLKLORE FROM MADRID “The faithful seek him everywhere whilst the fair-sex pin their faith on a...

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...
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