Madrid through its neighborhoods: Chueca

Welcome to the trendy and hip neighborhood in downtown Madrid.

When Chueca crosses your mind, you will probably think of the “gay” neighborhood, which is something you can’t deny. When the gay marriage was approved in 2005, a lot of Madrilenos settled here. Thanks to this gay side of Chueca it has become a very modern neighborhood filled with lots of hip and trendy bars and restaurants! Continue reading “Madrid through its neighborhoods: Chueca”

Tapas 101, welcome to Spain

Every time you hear about Spain you hear about tapas, though your not completely sure what to expect of them. This is your post then!

Not really knowing what a cultural or typical thing of other country is a truly common feeling and today we will help to get to know tapas a bit better before you arrive to Madrid. So, let’s start with our tapas for beginners. We promise we’ll try to answer all your questions about the arts of tapas.

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Discovering Madrid through Gastrofestival

Do you like food? Most important, do you like Spanish food? Do you want to have an amazing time in Madrid? We bring you the best plan for this weekend and next week after class: food, tapas, beer, wine, art and fun, lots of fun at Gastrofestival 2017.

Are you new in Madrid and want to get a glimpse of the Spanish culture and gastronomy? Or maybe you’ve been here for a while already and want to broader your horizons. Does not matter your background or how long you’ve been here, the Gastrofestival (as in Gastronomic Festival) just landed in Madrid to make your life a bit sweeter (or saltier, or spicier… you name it). Continue reading “Discovering Madrid through Gastrofestival”

Tapapiés

logo-tapapiesThis October the event Tapapiés 2016 will be organized. This is the famous VI Multicultural Route and lots of Music at the district of Lavapiés. More than 90 bars and restaurant are presenting various culinary meals to surprise people with delicious Spanish food and the typical Spanish atmosphere.

As the markets of San Fernando and Anton Martin will also join the event, there will be served more than 110 tapas with tastes g19from all over the world and merged with the typical Spanish gastronomy. Each tapa only cost 1,50 Euro and for one Euro more the tapa will be accompanied by a glass of wine or a small beer of ´Estrella Damm´.

On the weekends of 21 to 23 and the weekends of 28 to 30 October, concerts will be taking place on thestreets of Lavapiés. The 30 national band are including rap,groove raw, Capella, Franch world music, swing, rock´n roll, reggae and this among other different music styles. The entertainment for everyone will be completed by animations, circus and street theater.
g56Not forget to mention, that the theater district of Lavapiés will offer discounts on their program from Monday 24 until Thursday 27 October 2016. Furthermore, thirty shops of the neighborhood will be launching bids for their products.

Like the previous years, a jury of journalists and representatives of the hospitality sector will select the three best tapas out of ten differentcompeting tapas.

For more information visit the website tapapies.com or download the app of Tapapiés.