5 Top experiences for New Year’s Eve in Madrid

Madrid,it’s a city that comes to life in a big way on New Year’s Eve.  Locals always go out of their way to warmly welcome visitors and show them how to celebrate the coming of the New Year in the Spanish way by eating 12 grapes, one for every strike of the clock ( located in Puerta del Sol ) until the midnight hour strikes. As the crowds eat the 12 grapes, Madrid’s massive golden ball starts to drop, marking the end of 2015 and the start of 2016. After the countdown is complete Partiers will move to a club.

The 5 Best Luxury Shoes for Men´s in Madrid

Some of the best shoes in the world are still being made in Spain. Even today, you can still tell a gentleman by his shoes Definitelymore trend-proof than everything else in your wardrobe, handcrafted styles will last you years if cared for properly, so hunting for traditionally-made designs makes sense in more ways than one. So, pay attention to the best luxury hand made one´s in Madrid Glent Jorge Juan  St. #14 Glent’s master shoemakers have passed their craft on from generation to generation since 1899, using traditional techniques such as Goodyear stitching, which guarantees shoes of the highest quality,

Meet the 5 Stlylish New Hotels in Madrid

High design gets a personal touch at the Madrid Elegant City’s most stylish new stays URSO HOTEL & SPA Located in the middle of the city, yet also cunningly away from the main tourist drags, the early 20th-century building appears impressively neo-classical and traditional from the outside, while harbouring modish interiors and artful restorations on the inside. ‘It is about incorporating products that better reflect the setting of the hotel without sacrificing on quality or personality,’ The director says of his design vision, which manifests itself in sleek marble and honey-toned wood. TOTEM MADRID The Tótem is on a leafy

Me and my Madrid

Let me bring you to 5 of my favorite alternative art institutions in town. “Madrid is a city of improvisation; living on the spur of the moment is part of our culture and this makes life more open and full of surprises” 1.La Casa Encendida This center of young art and culture opened the same year as we did. It curates the best of up-and-coming artists from Spain and the world, including B Wurtz . La Casa Encendida help madrilians by cultivating contemporary-art culture. 2.Palacio de Linares I´m also fascinating by spooky spots “legend has it that it´s haunted” alluding

Cuisine & Protocol at the Hapsburg´s Court

Holy Roman Emperor  Charles V ( 1st of  Spain) , ruled a great empire where “the sun never set”. In the 16th century his ships brought huge amounts of gold and silver from the new world to the port of Seville, thus making Spain the first European power. Cristóbal Colón and further Conquerors had brought as well a lot of culinary products unknown in the old world such as tomatoes, potatoes, corn, pumpkins, pine-apples, chilli peppers, lima and cocoa, the latter not appreciated at the beginning. But this is another story…!   These imported culinary products allowed the Spanish Court’s