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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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Madrid’s Gastrofestival is back!

Madrid’s Gastrofestival is back!

From 21st January until 5th February, the eighth edition of the Gastrofestival is coming to Madrid – if you’re in Madrid during these dates it would be silly not to get involved and immerse yourself into the Spanish culture by learning about its food, history and art! More than 400 establishments participate in this festival with the aim of promoting some of the main attractions in this incredible city – its gastronomy, culture, art and history. A large proportion of…

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‘A Christmas Carol’ is coming..!

‘A Christmas Carol’ is coming..!

This family favorite opens in MadKick off the festive season by going to Face 2 Face Theatre’s production of the Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol! rid at SMedia’s Teatro Fígaro and will run from Saturday 3rd, until Sunday, 18th of December, with Saturday performances scheduled at 1630hrs, and Sunday performances at 1230hrs. This means that there are just 6 shows this Christmas so don’t miss out! (Reserve your tickets by following this link). Since Charles Dickens first released this classic story…

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Flavor on Wheels

Flavor on Wheels

The Foodie Week For all those food truck lovers out there, the Foodie Week is an exciting new event that is coming to Madrid for the first time this week (21-26 November). This market sells street food from food trucks from all over the world and is located beneath the Torres KIO (KIO Towers) which are one of the most famous and impressive features of Madrid’s skyline! Such a cool place to spend a lunch break or relax with friends…

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Madrid’s Fascinating Museums

Madrid’s Fascinating Museums

Museo del Prado The Museo del Prado holds the most complete collection of Spanish art in the world. It is famous for its wonderful collection of Goya (“Los fusilamientos de 3 de Mayo”), Velázquez (”Las Meninas”) as well as many other paintings and sculptures by influential artists. It houses one of the world’s finest collections of European art which at the moment adds up to around 8600 paintings and 700 sculptures. Well worth a visit. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina…

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