Monthly Archives: April 2007

Pickpockets in Madrid and the Rastro.

by Ben Curtis Pickpocketing and theft are a problem in Madrid but it is not something to worry about if you take a few sensible precautions. Obvious things to AVOID are carrying your wallet in your back pocket, or valuables … Continue reading

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La Latina Bars – some of our favourites…

by Ben Curtis We drew up a map this weekend to help show a group of friends around some of our favourite La Latina bars. This is one of the greatest barrios in Madrid for feasting on tapas – Cava … Continue reading

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La Casa de las Torrijas

by Marina Diez Tucked away in a very narrow street in the heart of old Madrid (Calle de la Paz, 4 – map), this authentic Castillian bar doesn’t seem to have changed at all in the last 50 years. It’s … Continue reading

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