All the flavour of Peru

Category: Food & Drink November 23, 2021

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Madrid has been declared gastronomic capital of Iberian America, and it’s easy to see why. The Spanish capital is brimming with restaurants specialising in cuisines from the region whose kitchens are helmed by chefs eager to send our imaginations and tastebuds on a voyage of discovery. Check out our selection of eateries serving top notch Creole and Nikkei fare.

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November 2, 2021

Leather tanning is one of the oldest trades still practised in Madrid. Today the city is home to many an artisan who works with leather using age-old techniques to create handbags, rucksacks, wallets, and more. In these workshops and studios, you will find products brimming with passion, small works of art of which no two […]

Category: Food & Drink
October 26, 2021

This year, Madrid is the gastronomic capital of Ibero-America. All around the city, you’ll find restaurants where you can enjoy the delicious flavours of Argentina, Peru, Cuba, Brazil… and Mexico. Fancy some tacos? How about some tamales? Spicy and bursting with colour, this country’s cuisine is utterly varied and surprising. Don’t miss these places.

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October 7, 2021

Back in the day, Madrid was home to guilds for artisan weavers and basket makers who worked with natural fibres. Today we can find craftsmen, some of whom come from historical Madrid-born families, who share this passion for former trades in these current times.

On the banks of the lake Category: Food & Drink
July 20, 2021

Madrid might not have a beach, but it does have a lake whose shore is a great place to enjoy the sun and breeze. These restaurants withmake up a veritable lakeside promenade in Casa de Campo Park, one of the city’s green lungs, with views of the Royal Palace and Madrid’s most iconic skyline in […]

Music at their fingertips Category: Shopping
June 15, 2021

The 21st June is European Music Day. What better excuse to pay a visit to some of the master craftsmen and women who make handmade guitars? The wisdom of these luthiers is infinite, and their craft brings us works of art that withstand the test of time and allow us to form lasting memories.

Weaving threads Category: Art & Culture
May 18, 2021

Journey through history with the Royal Tapestry Factory, which in 2021 will celebrate 300 years since it first opened its doors. At the heart of its mission is the production and restoration of rugs, tapestries and coats of arms, in addition to conserving Spain’s textile heritage. Its guided tours invite us to discover how today’s […]

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