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Madrid Mementos, Volume 1

Category: Shopping October 6, 2015
Javier S Medina Artesano

Javier S Medina Artesano

So you’re in Madrid for a few days and between all the tapas and traversing the city you still want to pick up a worthy souvenir. The trouble is, all the tourist shops seem to be selling cheaply made plastic trinkets that you’d be embarrassed to stick to your fridge. Thankfully, Madrid is in the midst of a resurgence of the handmade and there’s no shortage of locally crafted goods up for grabs. What better way to remember this city than a keepsake that was designed, made, and found in Madrid?

horno-de-san-onofre Category: Food & Drink
March 21, 2013

This time I would like to suggest a route that will leave you with a delicious aftertaste. If you have a sweet tooth you are in luck, because at Easter the shop windows of cake shops and bakeries in Madrid put on a very tasty show. Increasingly original chocolate eggs and “monas de Pascua” (Easter …

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