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Enrique Cortes

Enrique Cortés BIO:
Born in Madrid, this expert storyteller, Enrique Cortés has written for and has been listened to on Spain’s largest media groups, including Grupo Prisa, Unidad Editorial, Radio Popular and Time Out. His work for the marketing agency The Apartment, as a Content Writer for Secrete Escapes in London and the launch of Ruido, his own communications consultancy, completes his exciting professional career, the cornerstone of which has always been his hometown of Madrid. Follow me on Instagram: @madridisfun

All of the WorldPride Parties Category: LGBT
June 17, 2017

The big event has arrived and June is upon us. Europe’s largest Pride event arrives in Madrid to make history with an urban celebration that will bring nearly three million people to the city. I’m sure you’ve already booked your flights and accommodation, you’ve arranged to meet up with your friends in Madrid and you’ve …

Gayborhoods: La Latina Category: LGBT
May 5, 2017

World Pride Madrid 2017 is drawing nearer, and this city is one of contrasts. It’s a city that changes from street to street and neighbourhood to neighbourhood. I’ve set myself the singular task of acting as a zone-by-zone guide to the essential spots in Madrid that you simply must visit. Hot on the heels of …

dstmadridpride-10_edited-1-150x150 Category: LGBT
January 9, 2017

Whoever you fall for and whoever you love, Madrid loves you. That’s why we’re the most tolerant city in the world with respect to LGBT rights. That’s why there are very few streets that celebrate diversity like ours. That’s why we’re an international standard-bearer for freedom. And that’s why you’re going to fall in …

LGBT-friendly hotels Category: LGBT
November 8, 2016

“They’re being snapped up like hotcakes!” would be an apt description of what will happen in Madrid in June 2017. I’m sure you think I’m exaggerating and that there’s still time to plan for the festivities. But I assure you that next year’s Gay Pride in Madrid will be one of the most incredible, crowd-pulling …

Madrid’s new nightlife Category: LGBT
November 3, 2016

Only some people will remember the buzzing scene in Madrid five or six years ago, when every day –from Wednesday to Sunday– there was something different to do at night in Madrid. Crowds that seemed to go on forever had the chance to catch sessions by artists like Elástico, V, Diamante, Stardust and Zombie …

Out and about in bars and taverns Category: LGBT
October 10, 2016

Autumn is here already. But no matter the time of year, in Madrid there are traditions that don’t change. Right at the top is that beautiful space of time that runs from the end of a hearty dinner to the moment when you walk through the door of your favourite haunt. Time for laughter and …

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