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Why is everyone queuing outside Doña Manolita?

Why is everyone queuing outside Doña Manolita?

Around Christmas time, you will more than likely have noticed a large queue outside Doña Manolita every day. We suspect you may not know your lottery outlets by name yet, so for clarification Doña Manolita is the lottery vendor near Sol on Calle del Carmen. It’s renowned as the luckiest place to buy your ticket for La Lotería de Navidad! If you’re going to buy a Christmas Lottery ticket we strongly recommend that you withstand the queue and buy it…

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English Speaking Hairdressers in Madrid

English Speaking Hairdressers in Madrid

Having a haircut in your native country can be worrying at the best of times, but how do you contend with a language barrier on top of this? With this list of English speaking hair salons in Madrid, you can’t go wrong! Are you ready? C/Cuesto de Santo Domingo 10, 29013: 911693758 Although the name does not fill one with confidence, this salon is home to many English- speaking stylists. The service is notable and the average price for a…

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Going Green – Madrid for Vegetarians

Going Green – Madrid for Vegetarians

Visiting a city like Madrid can be daunting for a vegetarian – after all, Spain is famous for its meaty favourites like chorizo, croquetas de jamón and paella. But fear not – you don’t just have to stick to the bread basket when dining in Madrid! Here we let you in on the best spots for veggies and vegans alike in the city. Pum Pum Café Situated in the buzzing multicultural hub of Lavapiés, this converted butchers shop couldn’t have…

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Top 5 ways to satisfy your sweet tooth in Madrid

Top 5 ways to satisfy your sweet tooth in Madrid

Spanish cuisine is world-renowned for its diversity and rich cultural history, and many a Spaniard and tourist alike can be found enjoying their evening over some tapas and a few glasses of sangria. However, did you know the sweet delights Spain has to offer too? Here we show you the top five desserts the country has to offer, and where to find them in Madrid. Although the origin of churros con chocolate is unclear, it is a Spanish culinary classic and…

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Madrid’s amazing rooftop bars!

Madrid’s amazing rooftop bars!

Whatever the weather, Madrid’s vast selection of rooftop bars provides the perfect opportunity to meet with your friends and enjoy the spectacular views of this beautiful city. Here we have rounded up some of our favourites to share with you! 1. Círculo de las Bellas Artes (Tartan roof) Located on one of Madrid’s biggest streets, Calle Alcalá, The Tartan Roof provides its visitors with a stunning 360 degree view of the city, including an iconic view of Gran Vía, Metropolis building…

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