Tag Archives: Madrid

The best of Spanish cinema: Mar Adentro

Since its release in 2004, Mar Adentro (translated as ‘The Sea Inside’) remains highly regarded as one of the jewels of contemporary Spanish cinema, thanks to its extremely perceptive yet unflinching take on a social issue more polemic than almost … Continue reading

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Madrid: DCODE festival

In recent years, the music festival industry has exploded every summer in a shower of tents, speakers and flashing lights across Europe. The opportunity to see a whole host of live acts and escape humdrum daily life surrounded by friends … Continue reading

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Spain: More than a million bring pride to Madrid

Last weekend and the days running up to it, Madrid put on its best going out gear for the annual celebration of Gay Pride, el Día del Orgullo Gay in Spanish. Madrid’s own take on the event has grown to … Continue reading

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Fly to Spain and see your Spanish take off!

Spain has long been a top destination for Londoners. If you are thinking about a weekend break your only dilemma will be deciding where to go to take your Spanish to the next level. Spain is a versatile holiday destination … Continue reading

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The Madrid Derby: A City Divided

In common with many of the world’s great cities, football is sport deeply ingrained in the culture of Madrid. Profoundly so – there exists within the city’s confines a well-documented local rivalry between its two most prominent teams, encompassing a … Continue reading

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