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Exciting October Events in Madrid!

Exciting October Events in Madrid!

Although the summer is now ‘officially’ over, Madrid remains as lively and exciting as ever. If you are in Madrid in October, here is just a taste of what you’re in for. ‘Drockula’ – 29, 30 and 31 October at Teatros Luchana Everyone has seen or read Dracula, one of the greatest horrors of all time haven’t they? But the real question is whether you’ve have plans to go and see the brilliant ‘Drockula’. Obviously it’s based on the classic…

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Food Trucks in Madrid

Food Trucks in Madrid

As we all know, Madrid is one of, if not the best city in the world for eating and drinking until your heart’s content. If you think this is purely down to the plethora of tapas bars and typical Spanish restaurants, you are mistaken. The concept of food trucks and mobile food carts has hopped across the pond from the United States and is fast seeping into this magnificent city! The History of Food Trucks The concept of the food…

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Crushing on Mercado El Huerto de Lucas

Crushing on Mercado El Huerto de Lucas

Before arriving in Madrid, I wasn’t sure what the mercado culture was like here but, within a few months after my arrival, I found I had fallen completely in love with it. First, with the most famous ones: San Miguel, San Anton, San Ildefonso. But my real market crush was El huerto de Lucas in Chueca area: the real jewel of the city. Situated in Calle San Lucas into the whole center of Madrid, it offers a breath of fresh…

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Madrid: St Patrick’s Day 2016!

Madrid: St Patrick’s Day 2016!

Hey guiris! Are you starting to get that spring fever? Looking to let those ants out of your pants and get a little weird? Well, we at The Guide have a treat in store for you: a list of St Patrick’s Day Events in Madrid that will knock those pants right off and send them express to mars! This year, Madrid is combining the classic tradition of Irish bars, bombastic parties, black tie galas, and general hooliganism, mixed with a…

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Gluten free guide to Madrid: Part 1

Gluten free guide to Madrid: Part 1

Hey Guiris! Are you gluten-free and not sure how to handle a new city? I sat down with a few of my classmates from AIL Madrid this week to put together the ultimate gluten free guide to Madrid, with everything you need to know to stay happy and healthy in Madrid. This week: Supermarkets! And stay posted because our tips for bakeries and restaurants are coming soon! Mercadona Mercadona Mercadona! Unlike BeetleJuice, this is something you desperately hope will appear…

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