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Visit for free the Royal Palace of Madrid. A gift for Kings!

  07-05-2014

We are now right in the middle of the Spring season and our agendas are full of things to do! We propose you a 5 star leisure and tourist activity for free in Madrid! Do not think it twice and come to the Royal Palace of Madrid and enjoy visiting this wonder of the late Baroque. This activity is free from Monday to Thursday between 18 and 20pm, from April to September and from 16 to 18 hours from October to March.Of course, keep in mind that it is possible to find long queues to enter the Royal Palace, particularly in spring and autumn.

Batec, revolutionary wheelchair accessories!

  28-04-2014

Today we will speak about a Spanish company called Batec. Batec has managed to combine technology and utility with design and XXX. The result is a sensational accessory called " Batec". These Batecs which are electric or conventional fit wheelchairs allowing versatility for everyday almost unimaginable. Electric models are extremely useful for sightseeing during those long days visiting a city or a escape into the countryside .

Wheelchair Bikes, what an idea!

  24-04-2014

Have you ever heard of Wheelchair Bikes? Well, this a unique and a fun way of cycling when the passenger mobility is limited and a cyclist pedals on his bike to move both as a tandem. This kind of bikes give you the ability to go out for a bike ride and if you have the split frame bike version, you can unhitch and securely lock the back end. This will allow you to go for a walk into the city for shopping or a coffee.

Sweet Easter time

  16-04-2014

We must confess that this post made us very, very hungry. Easter in Madrid is not to forget the exquisite traditional sweets that are carefully made by artisans in the city centre.Do you know where does this tradition come from? Let us tell you...Ancient times, while vigil cristians where not allowed to eat meat and therefore this forced cooks to squiz their brains and create different dishes where one could turn into a real sinner. This is the story of Easter sweets.

Three in One: Exe Hotel, the Moncloa Market and the Poniente Terrace

  14-04-2014

Exe Hotel, its twin brother, The Mercado de Moncloa, and The Poniente Terrace opened in Madrid back in 2013. The Mercado de Moncloa is a gastronomic entertainment area connected to the ground floor. We find different gourmet spots, each with their own specialties: ham , fresh seafood, garden products, enoteca, wok, sushi, snacks , etc ... The above eight floors are dedicated to 161 bright and modern hotel rooms. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday will find live concerts.

A real Brunch in Federal Madrid

  11-04-2014

In the Plaza de las Comendadoras, the newcomer to the capital " Federal " offers a delicious brunch in a spacious, bright and beautifully decorated space. It has the air of hipster cafes in Södermalm in Stockholm, in a cozy and spacious room with natural light coming through the large windows. The exterior is also very comfortable, in substance and in form. It is of great use the space created on the windows, where cushions can be used both inside and from the street.

Join this plan: Mercado de Motores

  03-04-2014

Do you know what the Mercado de Motores is? Have you been to it? if you have not gone yet, you do not know what you're missing... This is the perfect plan for the weekend in Madrid! We tell you what it is about:Be prepared to find in this magical space, old train cars, sidings and european retro atmosphere. Here takes place a "garage sale" on the second weekend of each month, where you will find accessories artisans and clothes designers, vintage clothing, flowers, retro bicycles, old furniture, gourmet temptations, books, records, etc.

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect

  01-04-2014

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect is the first retrospective in Spain devoted to Josef Albers (1888?1976). Comprising more than one hundred works of art in addition to furniture, objects, photographs, and a range of documentary material, the exhibition has been devised and developed over the last years in close collaboration with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation (Bethany, Connecticut).Accomplished designer, photographer, typographer and poet, Albers is primarily remembered as an abstract painter.

Rent a bicycle or a mobility scooter in Madrid? ...¿Or both?

  24-03-2014

A bicycle (electric or not) or an electric mobility scooter can be used both for your leisure time ... and why not ? Also, to do some sightseeing in the center of Madrid. Here we list the advantages of using either option . You decide which option best fits your needs.If you choose the bicycle...

A stop on your journey. Only You Hotel & Lounge

  19-03-2014

Only You Hotel & Lounge is located in the center of Madrid, on Calle Barquillo, just a few meters from Paseo de Recoletos and the Chueca neighborhood. The carefully designed interiors by Lázaro Rosa Violán complement the beauty of the building (a former Palace, dating from 19th century), giving the hotel an eccentric touch with colonial-style color.