"The essence of Madrid is captured in the annual feast of the Virgin of la Paloma; the combination of culture, history, passion, and pride epitomizes what it means to experience coming here. Joining this celebration, I was no longer an outsider, but just another Madrileña ready to join the party"
"Guernica, a terrifying mural oil painting of greys, whites, and blacks, was Picasso’s response to the aerial bombing of Guernica, a town in the Basque Country. With Guernica he took a leap into political discourse, reflecting the tremendous events that unfolded in the Basque town"
"Never starting to use is the real solution, no matter how much pressure "friends" put you under. Young people who "say 'No" to drugs" may be ridiculed, ostracized, bullied or worse, but "No!" is their best reply"
One of the main things I have noticed since working in Madrid is how well presented everyone seems to dress, whether they are going to work or not. A lot of what Madrileños wear could be described as chic bohemian. Our mini-survey tells a similar story in different words
“We are demonstrating against a farcical trial and against the conspirational silence of the international community, a community that demands respect for human rights in other parts of the world [read that as Venezuela] but forgets all about Western Sahara.”
Contrary to most of the stereotypes linked with Spain, most countries see the Spaniards as tolerant, reliable, democratic, pacifist, honest, strong, humanitarian and hard-working!
Tucked in the quiet San Blas Street midway between the Reina Sofia and Prado Museums in the Barrio de Las Letras, you will be blown away once you go through the unassuming door and descend the steps into the Secretos
The pretender to the awesome Dalí name dismisses rumors about the surrealist painter's incapacity to father a child as fake news
Be from where you are and find friends in other places!
We went to Villa Rosa, a tablao in Sol on a Thursday evening, none of us really knowing what to expect. The biggest thing I noticed about flamenco was not the dance itself but the attitude to the dance. It felt as though you could hear the passion in every step, clap and snap.