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Silvia Roba

Silvia Roba BIO:
Silvia Roba is a tireless traveller who has visited many far-flung corners of the world offering us her accounts of what she discovers there. But it is in Madrid where she feels most at home. She is a top-class journalist, lover of sports, fine food and living life to the full.

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Artisanal Jewellery Category: Shopping
October 8, 2020

Their creators say that behind each piece of jewellery, there’s a dream. Perhaps a story, a memory, a feeling. Forging a special connection between a person and the piece they’re wearing is something of an obsession amongst designers and metalworkers. That’s why the pieces are handcrafted, one by one. Necklaces, rings, brooches… These shops and …

Come back to the city centre! Category: Art & Culture
September 22, 2020

Some opened their doors centuries ago, while others are new arrivals. But they all have something in common: their location. They’re all in the vicinity of Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol. This area is full of bars and restaurants waiting to be discovered. You’ll find some of them on the illustrated Map of Century-Old …

Designer masks Category: Shopping
September 15, 2020

Numerous artisan studios and shops in Madrid have expanded their offerings to include this new accessory which health measures have made an essential part of our lives. You’ll find an array of models to choose from below.…

Trendy outdoor bars and restaurants Category: Food & Drink
August 23, 2020

Rooftop bars with amazing views. Lush garden oases on terra firma. Pick one and enjoy all of the flavours the summer has to offer.…

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July 28, 2020

With over 2,800 hours of sunlight per year, our city is one of the sunniest capitals in Europe. In these two shops, one classic and the other modern, you’ll find the perfect summer accessory.…

How to make torrijas at home Category: Food & Drink
April 1, 2020

They’re the quintessential Easter treat, with a history stretching back centuries. And they’re so easy to make at home! With the help of our friends from El Riojanowe’ll show you how to make the best torrijas (Spain’s answer to French toast). In addition to sweetening up the holidays, they’ll give you a nice

Shaping stories Category: Shopping
February 4, 2020

Pottery and ceramics have made a niche for themselves in Madrid, which is full of craftspeople who are bringing a modern touch to processes and techniques with a very long tradition. Below you’ll find a catalogue of items such as jewellery, crockery and lamps that are true works of art!…

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