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Madrid’s Sustainable Fashion Week reflected a growing awareness that fashion needs to be more sustainable. Actually, “circular economy is bubbling everywhere, in every sector, in everything we do here in Spain,” Patricia Astrain, founder of Recircular, observes. “It’s a great moment for us to move forward and push for it.”
It isn’t that Spanish cafes aren’t work-friendly. It is that they tend to want to strike a balance between hunching singlemindedly over your laptops and taking time out to savor your coffee, preferably in convivial company. So is it rude to use the cafes as your personal office like you would do in the United States?
FITUR is the Spanish International Tourism Trade Fair which has been held for the last forty years at the IFEMA Convention Centre in Madrid. Professionals from over 165 countries were present during the week of January 20th – 26th, 2020 and a record of participation with 10, 487 companies in a vast variety of sectors including Hotels, Travel Agents, Restaurants, Food Product Suppliers, Cruiselines, Spas, Wineries, Airlines, High Speed Train Lines, Coach Companies and over 8,000 journalists and photographers.
In 2020, being the YEAR OF THE METAL RAT, the New Year begins on the 25th of January, per the Gregorian calendar, and lasts five days through the 8th of February. Rats are clever and quick thinkers, successful but content with a layback life. They symbolize wealth and the beginning of a new day. The Chinese celebrate their New Year’s Eve with a “reunion dinner”, the most important meal of the year. After which, the children will receive red envelopes stuffed with money. The Lantern Festival signals the end of the Chinese New Year. . .
With the Don’t Let Daddy Know World Tour in full swing we can’t wait to invite you to the second edition of #DLDKMADRID! After a sold out night to remember at IFEMA in 2018 it is time to top the first edition with a unique and even more spectacular show on March 14th 2020.
If you’re planning on joining the New Year fiestas (the “pre-uvas” on the 30th of December, and the “campanadas” on 31stDecember-1st January) in Puerta del Sol, Madrid, you’d better double check on the ways and means of getting there before setting out. Read on!
Hear ye, hear ye, Madrileños and everyone else who’ve come to visit: Mk2 and Sunset Cinema, bringers of the smash-hit Cibeles de Cinema at the CentroCentro in Madrid, in the summer, have come to fill your stockings with 24 NAVIMAD classic movies that invoke the Yuletide spirit.
Three easy and totally delectable recipes for the holidays: a boozy dessert, our Bailey´s Chocolate Mousse; an incredible Strawberry Tiramisu with no eggs (or coffee); and our Hot Chocolate Float, a fun, surprisingly delicious hot/cold drink or dessert with steaming hot chocolate and vanilla ice cream perfect for the whole family. After all, what´s Christmas without hot chocolate? These recipes are keepers and I know you will make them all year round. Merry Christmas & Happy Hannukah and the Very Best, Happiest, Healthiest and Wealthiest New Year Ever!
In Madrid, as in any other self-respecting city, there are stands roasting chestnuts in strategic streets. They don’t come cheap, though. At least not in Madrid. A dozen costs between €2.00 and €3.00. But they’re veritable health food, on top of the Christmassy feeling they evoke. They can even improve brain function! Happy eating!
Amazon swears it’s its BEST BLACK FRIDAY in Spain yet. It’s at the Callao City Lights in the nation’s capital. What’s in store for you apart from all the stuff that you might want to splurge on during these four-day event? Free manicure, can you beat that? Free others: Concerts, tomarse algo at the bar, taste-test different varies of café L’Or, get cartooned by a Hawkers caricaturist, snap your photo at the MeliaRewards, workshops for the whole family. . .