Posted by Craig on January 16, 2013
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will be taking place from 18th to 22nd February in Madrid. Designers, models and fashionistas are going to be hitting the Spanish capital in force to be a part of the very exciting fashion occasion.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid
Twice a year Madrid all fashion eyes turn to Madrid where world renowned designers are able to showcase their latest designs and cutting-edge styles. There are to be two catwalks where a multitude of shows will be taking place. The catwalks this year will be located in the Sala Cibeles and Sala Lancia.
Traditionally a catwalk for the newer, more up and coming designers is held on the first day of the Madrid fashion week and this year sees no exception. El Ego de Cibeles is lalways one of the most popular events during the entire week.
Madrid is one of the best places to visit in Europe in both winter and summer. With so much going on there including important events such as fashion week, Madrid is always a memorable destination. If you are going to be in Madrid during February why not grab yourself a ticket to one of the shows?
Posted by Craig on January 9, 2013
From 19th January right through until 3rd February Madrid will be the location of a huge gastro festival.
Gastro Festival Madrid
There are 6 sections included in the programme:
The sensory experiences will include treats for all 5 senses. There will be tastings galore, themed lunches, courses and even installations to view.
The Gastroculture section of the event will include a huge range of special activities being organised by many of the galleries, museums and other cultural centres in the city.
If you like your food you will enjoy the tastings and worshops that are going to be on offer throughout the festival!
There will be treats and food related goodies available in many of the city’s stores and boutiques. This section combines gastronomy with food in a stylish way.
Festival goers will receive information and examples of healthy eating and there are even going to be health treatments available to try.
No gastro festival would be complete without a section dedicated to wine. Here you can enjoy wine tastings and courses and find out everything you have ever wanted to about wine.
As you can see from the programme sections, there is certainly going to be a lot to experience and enjoy during the upcoming gastro festival in Madrid.
Posted by Craig on December 30, 2012
A really great way to get an insight into Madrid culture and of course have a wonderful time is to take a tapas tour through the beautiful city. There are several tours available to join that will take you through the old streets of the city and give you plenty of opportunity to sample the local delicacies.
Tapas Touring in Madrid
With a native as your tour guide you will truly get to experience authentic tapas from this beautiful part of the world. You will discover hidden tapas bars that would previously have been unknown to you and experience Madrid culture away from the well worn tourist trail. As well as all the wonderful culinary delights you will also get to learn a great deal about the history of the food and indeed the city itself. If you have questions about the city this is a great opportunity to ask a local!
Your tour guide will make recommendations about where to go and what to do while visiting Madrid and offer you plenty of local information. A tapas tour is truly a great way to get your Madrid holiday off to a flying start!
There are specialist companies that will take you on a guided tour, or google “tapas tour madrid”.