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11 ways to fall in love with Madrid

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 love with Madrid. For all the above and for so many more reasons…

Madrid is the new Berlin Category: Entertainment
June 10, 2016

Yep. You heard it here first. The Spanish capital is experiencing a bit of a moment. Tough economic (not to mention political) times have spurred an awakening; driving more creativity, solidarity, and transformation on this city’s streets than ever. Berlin has been attracting the world’s drifting bohemian class for the better part of …

Flavours of India Category: Food & Drink
June 1, 2016

From 23 to 26 June, Madrid will be playing host to the entire Bollywood film industry as the city celebrates the annual prizes awarded by the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA). To get a feel for the occasion, you could go to Lavapiés, where most of Madrid’s Indian population lives, and eat chicken Tikka …

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 …

Teatro Pavón. Lavapiés Category: Others
January 13, 2014

Inutile de vous dire que Lavapiés est un endroit surprenant. Tout dépend de vos goûts, votre humeur et vos envies mais la bonne nouvelle est que ce célèbre quartier du vieux Madrid saura s’adapter à vous. Besoin de vous instruire,  de vous détendre, de vous restaurer ou de faire la fête jusqu’au petit matin ? …

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