With the kids

Only 20 minutes away by metro from Puerta del Sol stands the Faro de Moncloa, a 110-metre tower with 360 degree views across the urban landscape of Madrid and the Guadarrama mountain range.

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Category: Shopping, With the kids
June 6, 2013

Yes. We know. You cannot escape the world of the hipster, plastic-framed glasses and posing. In fashion, street markets, in all the shops, all the places to go, and just about everywhere. But, let’s face it, if you belong to the generation in its thirties, still go to festivals, used to go out in Malasaña when you were […]

Category: With the kids
March 4, 2013

I recently enjoyed a family day-out with my friend Almudena de Benito, architect and creator of Chiquitectos (an architectural workshop for kids), and her son Martín who, together with Manuela, my daughter, could easily have passed for a 21st century Anthony and Cleopatra if they hadn’t both been wearing their break dancer gear.

Category: Food & Drink, With the kids
January 23, 2013

One of the things we most like doing here at home is going out for churros and hot chocolate. Now they’ve become very famous and they’ve travelled all the way to Asia, to countries like China, where they eat them in their own way. We, like good Madrid girls, go to Chocolatería San Ginés, in […]

Category: Shopping, With the kids
January 14, 2013

Our most authentic and longstanding Madrid boasts many hidden treasures, and not all involving food. Ok, so lots do involve food, but we have plenty of other options. Today’s log is all about espadrilles, shoes, boots and other kinds of footwear. And it’s not just for the girls!