SPAIN CELEBRATES PECULIAR NEW YEAR’S EVE

SPAIN CELEBRATES PECULIAR NEW YEAR’S EVE »

18 Dec, 2015
Comments: 0

“The students trooped to the plaza to celebrate the end of the old year and ring in the new which will not even begin until after the Reyes in 2016”

DAY OF THE ALMUDENA, A ROMP AT THE SOLEMN FEAST

DAY OF THE ALMUDENA, A ROMP AT THE SOLEMN FEAST »

15 Nov, 2015
Comments: 0

Cheeky chulapos and chulapas in their elaborate costumes attend the solemn Feast of the Virgin of the Almudena, Madrid’s patron saint

THE CHARMS OF MADRID SEEN THROUGH LOVING EYRES OF A CALGARIAN

THE CHARMS OF MADRID SEEN THROUGH LOVING EYRES OF A CALGARIAN »

15 Mar, 2015
Comments: 0

“The many undeniable charms of Madrid makes it the unique city that it is, whether the infamous economic crisis is still going on or over!”

BLOG: From a Newcomer’s Walk-Up in Plaza Mayor to a Marvelous Atico Elsewhere

BLOG: From a Newcomer’s Walk-Up in Plaza Mayor to a Marvelous Atico Elsewhere »

15 Oct, 2014
Comments: 0

“I no longer hear the crowds of joyous youth on the plaza below…at six in the morning. Once again, Madrid scores with Liz! ”

THE SOUNDS OF A CITY: Musicos Callejeros of Folk, Pop and Classics

THE SOUNDS OF A CITY: Musicos Callejeros of Folk, Pop and Classics »

2 Jul, 2014
Comments: 0

“In this culturally rich city of Madrid, the luxury of classical music, lilting folk songs and modern pops in the streets are a true gift for the ears”

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS IN MADRID FOR  ¡FELICES FIESTAS!

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS IN MADRID FOR ¡FELICES FIESTAS! »

4 Dec, 2013
Comments: 0

A list of streets and parking lots that are likely to have restricted access during the Yuletide Season.

HOLIDAYS AT THE MERCADILLOS

HOLIDAYS AT THE MERCADILLOS »

17 Dec, 2012
Comments: 0

MADRID’S TRADITIONAL MERCADILLO DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

 

by Rose Maramba Photos: R. Maramba

Spain is still blissfully traditional when