Ignacio Vleming Ignacio Vleming

Faro de Moncloa

Categories: Art & Culture, Entertainment, With the kids June 3, 2015

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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Angel Luis Esteban Angel Luis Esteban

Malasaña with the little ones

copperpot Categories: 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 …

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Laura Ceballos Laura Ceballos

Are there any mummies here?

debod1 Categories: 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.…

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Laura Ceballos Laura Ceballos

An afternoon of churros

Churros Categories: 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, …

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Laura Ceballos Laura Ceballos

Eternal showcases

Lobo-623x3561 Categories: 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!…

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Laura Ceballos Laura Ceballos

Fairies at the bottom of the garden

Jardín-Botánico-1 Categories: Art & Culture, With the kids
December 7, 2012

Madrid is a city with a lot to discover in the company of children. There are many, many things I like about Madrid. One of them is its wonderful bright blue sky, dotted with clouds that make it look like a Velázquez painting, especially in autumn.…

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Silvia Roba Silvia Roba

Purely for pleasure

Reja-de-El-Capricho-300x181 Categories: Art & Culture, Sports, With the kids
October 4, 2012

At the last Madrid Fashion Week, Josep Font, designer of the Jesús del Pozo collections, chose El Capricho Park for his runway show. As a result, many people discovered one of the city’s prettiest, most romantic and idyllic parks. A great unknown.…

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