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Madrid Mementos Volume 2

Category: Shopping May 5, 2016
Guille García-Hoz

Guille García-Hoz

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 on 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?

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Cafe Pavón, 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 …

 
Just Opened! Category: Food & Drink, Shopping
April 12, 2016

Bars, shops, restaurants – the wave of new openings sweeping over the Spanish capital is relentless. It’s hard to keep up. So whether you’re an intrepid traveller hoping to discover the coolest hidden hotspots or a local looking to stay ahead of the curve, here are four of the newest additions to Madrid’s ongoing metamorphosis. …

 
the-hovse-201 Category: Shopping
December 22, 2015

Christmas is nearly upon us. And even if you’re holidaying in the Spanish capital, the frenetic rush of the (silly) season is inescapably contagious. There’s little time to spare. You’ve got gifts to find. And if the panic is beginning to set in and you’re all out of ideas then there’s only one solution: The

 
El Imparcial Category: Shopping
October 6, 2015

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 …

 
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