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Tomorrow Madrid's Christmas lights are going to be turned on!

*To read about this year's Christmas lights in Madrid, click here! Every morning here in Madrid we see city council personnel suspended high in the sky on long ladders putting in place the Christmas lights which illuminate the streets of Spain every year during the festive season. It's Madrid's way ...

Spanish food in Madrid [Part 2]

Then comes the paella, the Clint Eastwood of Spanish cuisine. It originates in Valencia although this is heavily disputed. Some say the Basques, some say Madrid, but most say Valencia. It was originally a labourer's dish, an amalgamation of everything left over from the week's food. What meat it contained ...

Spanish food in Madrid [Part 1]

Spanish cooking has a very colourful heritage partly due to the fact that it has had a very rich history of battles, occupation, overthrowing and liberation. Spanish tapas and cooking has all the genetic infusions of a promiscuous mongrel but better tasting. This is partly to its ruling by the ...

AIL Madrid Photos Gallery – Spanish classes and flamenco

Spanish classes, club 50+, Madrid, Spain. The educational team at AIL, always smiling! At AIL Madrid, our students work hard but enjoy themselves. After a working day, our students can enjoy the dance classes The intensive course at AIL Madrid to improve your linguistic skills The Flamenco: so much more than ...

How to lose yourself in Madrid in 6 ways.

If you want to lose yourself in Madrid, keep reading!1. General food- As a reflection of the relaxed air of Spanish life, Spanish eating habits meander between the mid-evening onto late in the night (they have no work for evening). I'm used to eating my lunch at 12ish, a time ...