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Beautiful, exciting, cultural and stylish Madrid through the eyes of a Londoner. Read all about Betsy's life in the capital, which has been her home for the past 6 years...and will be for many more to come. More Info

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10 Cool places in Madrid to check out this Spring – Part 2(6 to 10)

March 22, 2017 by Betsy

Happy penultimate March mid-week folks! Last  Wednesday you lucky lovely people could read about the first 5 Madrid places I am digging these days…Today let’s continue with Places 6 to… Read more…

Categories: Drink, Eat, Trends

10 Cool places in Madrid to check out this Spring – Part 1(1 to 5)

March 14, 2017 by Betsy

Happy mid-week AND mid-March folks! 2017 is well underway. That means that fun times lie ahead, i.e. longer, sunny days and the long weekends – puenteriffic. More time for terrazas,… Read more…

Categories: Drink, Eat, Trends

Let’s talk FOOD TRUCKS. II Expo Food Trucks Nuevos Ministerios

February 28, 2017 by Betsy

Vroom vroom, nom nom    KICKS OFF TODAY (Tues 28th Feb) UNTIL SUNDAY 5th March       Madrid’s love for food trucks and street food markets with food trucks… Read more…

Categories: Drink, Eat, Events

Sucre Salón de Té – Beautiful tea salon near the Retiro/Prado/Atocha

February 16, 2017 by Betsy

#Tealightful A haven for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or spending the day there…   Tea is good for the soul  Let’s face it folks. As good as the coffee in… Read more…

Categories: Eat

Special Valentine’s Rodizio – why not! Vila Brasil is your place.

January 23, 2017 by Betsy

February 14th #ohno Valentines Day is fast approaching. Or as they call it here in Spain “The El Corte Inglés Day” – wish we were as witty as them…. In… Read more…

Categories: Drink, Events

Food Events galore this fortnight in Madrid

January 19, 2017 by Betsy

Seriously folks. There is a whole lot of food goodness from now until the end of the month!  Sometimes in Madrid there is TOO MUCH choice. No wait, that’s not… Read more…

Categories: Eat, Events

6 Best of Madrid’s food/drink/rooftop scene 2016

January 2, 2017 by Betsy

What a good gastro year Madrid had in 2016    #gomadrid #woooo…          #hoo.   These days there are many top notch places and up-and-coming foodie areas… Read more…

Categories: Drink, Eat, Trends

Xmassy Drinks in Madrid

December 21, 2016 by Betsy

DRINK eat and be MERRY Christmas is just round the corner and there is a great vibe and full-of-cheer spirit these days in Madrid, despite it not being all that… Read more…

Categories: Drink

Funky Food Trends – Avocado, Brunch and Breakfast

December 14, 2016 by Betsy

Weekends are for brunchin’ Over the past few years, Brunch has become REALLY popular in Madrid and is something that a lot of places now offer on Saturdays and Sundays…. Read more…

Categories: Eat, Trends

Get to know: Rosanna Ryan – The Fashion English Bible

December 12, 2016 by Betsy

Making English fashionable Every fortnight in my new “Get to know” feature, you will have the opportunity to find out more about some very interesting people in my circle and… Read more…

Categories: Get to know, People