And is that … it is Christmas in our beautiful city. Well, in Madrid and in the rest of the European cities. And the world … well, one half. The other half is celebrated, you know, on other dates. And although you think there is still a while, the truth is that we have the […]

The other day we were very sorry when a follower of our channel on Facebook wrote us in a post that had come to see us with great enthusiasm but we were closed … And it was … on a Tuesday! And on Tuesday, a long time ago, we decided that it would be the […]

With summer, the famous song made by the Spanish group Los Refrescos always comes to our minds: “aquí no hay playa (here there is no beach”. And it is true … It is the only thing missing from our beloved Madrid. But, since you can not have everything, we change the beach by the fountains: […]

We could say that it has not been flown, but the truth is that we were not here for those then. We know what the legacy of the passage of time has left us, the witnesses of the history, and the walls of El Anciano Rey de los Vinos, which hold more than one and […]

And we continue to collect some ideas to get to know Madrid without spending a lot, which always comes in handy. – Visit some of the most famous art museums in the world, such as El Prado or Reina Sofía. – Take a picture with the lions that flank the entrance of the Congress of […]

El Anciano Rey de los Vinos has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This award, which has been delivered for nine years now, recognizes the achievement of El Anciano Rey de los Vinos, who has shown excellence in their services and have received positive opinions from travelers systematically on TripAdvisor over the past year. Among […]

With the arrival of summer, many friends will come to discover Madrid. With so much to choose, it is difficult to decide, so here we offer some ideas that, besides, cost little money. – Relax in the Buen Retiro Park and take a boat ride through its splendid pond. – Approach to the temple of […]

May 15 is the big day of Madrid, as the city celebrates its patron saint, San Isidro. This saint was born in Madrid, back in the year 1080, in the bosom of a humble family, in a house in the street of Las Aguas, near El Anciano Rey. At the beginning he worked as a […]

And we continue collecting some little-known curiosities of Madrid. Madrid is the highest capital in Europe. In fact it is located on a large plateau at 650 meters above sea level. The narrowest house in Madrid is located at number 61 on Calle Mayor and is barely four meters wide. Curiously, one of the most […]

Madrid keeps many curious things. In this post we collect some of them, that maybe you did not know. The origin of the name “Madrid” comes from the Arabic Mayrit and means something like “mother brook”. Really, it refers to the abundance of water channels in the region. The walls of the Tirso de Molina […]