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Lost in La Latina

Category: Entertainment, Shopping April 19, 2016

La Latina is a labyrinth of bars, restaurants and bullish antiquarians. The sheer quantity of places on offer is staggering and, if you’re anything like me, when you enter into the over-filled fray you have absolutely no idea how to distinguish between the good and the bad. So why not consult the experts? While everyone has an opinion on who serves the tastiest tapas or where to buy the best bounty of treasure, the most trusted tips come from those who live or work in the area.

Plaza de San Ildefonso Category: Art & Culture
September 22, 2015

Madrid is “the city of embrace,” or at least that’s something that new Mayor has been repeating ever since she swept to power last May. It’s a line that perplexed many, especially when the Spanish version “la ciudad del abrazo” sounds more like “the city of hugs.” While a city full of hugs …

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