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Madrid Gay Pride Week

Summer in Madrid is normally hot with temperatures rising up to 40º C (104º F), is also a season full of parties and celebrations, like the feasts of El Carmen, San Lorenzo and La Paloma. One of the festivities that has kept growing over the last years is the Madrid Gay Pride...
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Madrid Río River Walk

Many rivers run through well know cities: the Hudson in New York, the Thames in London, the Seine in Paris, the Mississippi in New Orleans, the Spree in Berlin or the Danube through Vienna and Budapest. Madrid’s Manzanares isn’t as well known and probably most tourists didn’t...
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Madrid Foodies Walks Reservations

Things to do in Madrid

Madrid is a city full of colours, art and flavours, where you will find interesting places and things to do and visit, but here are some of our proposals. Visit Madrid Markets. If you are looking for a place to enjoy a great and diverse gastronomic offer in a very special place...
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Isidore The Farm Labourer

One of the most beloved figures of Madrid’s history is Saint Isidore. He was a farm labourer that lived in Madrid from 1070 to 1130. He spent his life as a hired hand in the service of the wealthy Madrilenian landowner, Juan de Vargas, on a farm in the city’s vicinity....
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Gazpacho, full of ripe, summery flavours

Gazpacho is a really refreshing way to start any meal during the long days of the summer, so it is not a wonder it has become one a must have of all restaurant menus and households in Spain this time of year. It is also a quick and easy meal to make, all you need is a blender or...
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Plaza de Olavide

The Plaza of Olavide in Chamberi

The spring brings a special charm to the Madrilenian evening, the streets become full of people, music and laughter, and the life that during the winter months takes place inside the bars, comes out to the street. The “plazas” and its terraces are the place to have some drinks,...
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spanish breakfast, bread with tomato and coffee.

Bread with tomato a great way to start your day

Let’s start this week with one of my favourite Spanish breakfast options: pan con tomate (bread with tomato) and café con leche (coffee with milk). And if you want to make it really special you can ask for a slice of Spanish ham with it. Breakfast in Spain is not a large meal,...
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Saint Michael Market

Saint Michael Market

Walking trough the streets of Madrid’s downtown I discover a wrought iron and crystal structure. Inside its full of food stalls that sale all sort of dishes: paella, Iberian ham, pintxos, sushi, burgers, cheese, seafood, oysters and a variety of wines, beers and cocktails. The...
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El Cocido Madrileño en la taberna de la Daniela

Cocido Madrileño, the madrilenian stew

There is nothing better for a cold winter day, than a hearty plate of cocido madrileño and a good glass of wine. History of the Cocido Madrileño The madrilenian stew one of the most typical dishes of Madrid has its origin in the Sephardic Gastronomy, in a stew made of chickpeas,...
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