Summer is in full swing and much of the mass-holiday-exodus has begun. Sometimes it seems as if half the city has made a beeline for the beach, leaving the city ticking along at a slower yet eminently more relaxed pace. So where does that leave those left behind to deal with scorching summer temperatures and all that extra time on their hands? Well, when it comes to riding out the leisurely month of August, Madrileños head to the pools.

Casa de Campo Category: Others
February 18, 2014

Peu de grandes capitales peuvent se targuer d’avoir un espace vert d’une telle envergure. Le parc de la Casa de Campo, qui compte plus de 1700 hectares, est cinq fois plus grand que Central Park à New-York. Inutile de vous dire que “aller s’y perdre” n’est pas qu’une simple façon de parler.

Madrid Río Category: Others
February 4, 2014

In Madrid you are never far from outdoor space and in the time I have lived here I have seen Madrid’s green spaces grow and develop. Take a stroll to the recently upgraded riverfront and you will see what I mean.