All posts tagged Madrid

5 Unmissable Cultural Centres in Madrid  

Art exhibitions, concerts, quirky cafes, study spaces and gift shops: these cultural centres have it all; and what’s more, they’re usually free. Spain has made an effort to accommodate the vast number […]

Day Trips for an Escape from Madrid

Whilst Madrid has absolutely captivated me, the Spanish capital can get a bit claustrophobic at times. It may have a lot to offer but it is still a relatively small […]

A Foreigner’s Guide to Madrid’s Barrios

Barrio (/ˈbarɪəʊ/) – a district of a town in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries. Want to visit the Spanish capital but don’t know where to stay? Are you an Erasmus student […]

8 things to do in Madrid for under €5

Whilst Madrid is one of Europe’s cheaper cities, it’s still a capital city and therefore carries a larger price tag than many other destinations on the continent. But the price […]

REVIEW- Alex Maxwell ‘Lie to Me’ EP

It’s rare in today’s musical climate to hear of an artist whose origins don’t lie in The X Factor or The Voice – or any other TV talent show, for […]

Year Abroad. Part 16: Buenas Noches

So, Madrid called. They said they wanted to see me, so I popped over for the weekend, and, with my girl being a native, despite her misleading blonde hair, I […]

The BFI presents: Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar crafts films of wonder, displaying a mad world containing magnified emotions, dark playfulness and sensual visuals; in light of this, the BFI welcomes a celebration of his work, […]