From Visible to Invisible in Art

Long time ago, a close friend showed me a little picture at  the Prado Museum. “The Death Crist supported  by an Angel “ An angel whose emotion is difficult to express with words The table has been part of the collections of the  Prado Museum  since 1965 and is currently exhibited in the magnificent temporary exhibition “A place of memory 1819-2019” Antonello da Messina is probably the most important Renaissance painter in southern Italy, known for his early mastery of the Flemish technique in oil painting (Giorgio Vasari  at his book “ The lives of the most excellent painters…” thought

2019´S Food Trends in Madrid

People from Madrid “madrileños” we love food and we are happy to devote a huge amount of time and energy to the act of eating. Then there is the geography of Madrid, which sits in the centre of the country like a giant spider on its web. Much of the highest quality produce ends up here. The fish and seafood, in particular, are of unsurpassable quality, the fish market being the second largest in the world after Tokyo. It is not impossible to eat badly here, but you do have to try quite hard. The sheer quantity of good restaurants,

5 Top places to take a break

After a long day touring around the myriad streets, shops and museums of Madrid a bit of relaxation is in order – especially  when tourist sites are busier than usual and festive shopping can be frenetic. So do as the locals do, and indulge in a bit of pampering at one of these four spas and a Nail place— each uniquely Madrilians in their own way– that cater to both men and women and all tastes and budget. MEDINA MAYRIT C/ Atocha ,14 The shining star of Madrid’s current health and relaxation infatuation is the Medina Mayrit hammam. An instant

5 of the Coolest Hotel Pools in Madrid

Summer is almost upon us which means that it’s time to start cataloguing all of Madrid City’s pools and rating our chances of getting into each one. Gone are the days of building rooftops only being used for television antennas. Many hotels in Madrid have decided to convert these spaces into paradises for guests. Unfortunately, the places on this list of Madrid City’s swankiest hotel pools are, for the most, part, not open to the public (although a couple are). But they can be enjoyed by travelers with a few hundred dollars per night to blow on lodging. If you

5 ways to Reach the city center

1.- AIRPORT “Barajas Adolfo Suarez “Most people arrive in Madrid by air, Madrid’s Barajas Airport (MAD) is about 15 km (9 miles) from the city center, with easy connections by taxi, bus and Metro. The Metro can be easily accessed from all four terminals and Line 8 connects the airport with the city. It takes about 15 minutes to get from Aeropuerto Station (T1, T2, T3) to Nuevos Ministerios, and 25 minutes from T4.Taxis are recently a  fix price :30€ to reach your destination in the city center. No extra fees for luggage . Special bus to city center is 5€/pax. 2.-RAILWAY.