Traveler Agenda: getaway to Sierra Nevada, lots of flamenco and monstrous cocktails
We celebrate Halloween with a Fantastic Film Festival in A Coruña, monstrous cocktails in Madrid and a movie premiere to enjoy with the family. In addition, we escaped to Sierra Nevada to pamper ourselves a little, we celebrated the anniversary of Los Galayos with a good roast suckling pig and visited the new Lipault store in the Madrid's golden mile. What are your plans for this weekend?
ON THE BED: Rotunda Nationby Miguel Álvarez, Esteban García, Guillermo Trapiello and Rafael Trapiello. This book offers a visual inventory of how the use of Spanish territory has changed in the last 15 years due to the housing bubble. A critical and sarcastic tour of the urban developments in Spain, based on the project on-line Rotunda Nation.
BETWEEN FRAMES: The Flower Project, The first artistic space intervened with flowers starts in the Las Letras neighborhood of Madrid. His goal: to honor real people, those who move the world. Until November 8, we can visit this original exhibition at the local Erre & Emme (Orchards, 19) where the sculptor Bakea has created a scene in which fiction and reality mix and where his famous monsters acquire all the prominence. The initiative will also visit cities such as Valencia, Bilbao, Seville and Barcelona. For all visitors there will be free flowers.
Free exhibitions and flowers © The Flower Project
OF FESTIVAL: Fantastic Film Festival of Coruña . A Coruña celebrates this weekend the 7th edition of its FKM festival, a film event dedicated to the genres of horror, fantasy and science fiction, a showcase of the best fantasy genre cinema in Galicia. This year the program includes a tribute to the director from Córdoba, Amando de Ossorio, creator of the mythical saga of the blind Knights Templar.
ON THE TABLE: Los Galayos restaurant turns 121 years old !!! And it celebrates it with the 'Menu 121 anniversary', available throughout the month of November. 11 dishes among which Pavia's soldiers, bartolillos or roast suckling pigs are not lacking. To lick your fingers!
Roasted piglet © Los Galayos
IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: The Plaza in Autumn, in the Matadero of Madrid. Coinciding with the Producers Market, Matadero Madrid launches a program of cultural activities that includes concerts, readings, theater, artistic actions and performances Free and outdoor access. The musical note will be given by the concerts of Fee Reega and Narcolleptic + Elia Maqueda (Saturday, October 31 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.).
The Square in Autumn © Matadero Madrid
IN THE BAR: We tried the cocktail that the Madrid restaurant Ramses Life has prepared for Halloween: Trick or Treat, whose main ingredient is tequila. A monstrous cocktail where there are! Do you want more Halloween dinners and cocktails in Madrid? Check here.
ROUTE: We travel to Sierra Nevada to play sports and pamper ourselves a little. And we do it in a Mr. Hotel: the Vincci Rumaykiyya, whose spa, the Nammu Areas Spa, opens new rituals and massages with oriental techniques. Relax in its rooms full of candles, essential oils, aromas and music, and let yourself go.
A getaway to pamper us © Vincci Rumaykiyya
IN THE SHOP: Madrid opens a store: Lipault PARIS. This exclusive boutique Parisian luggage and bags for women has just opened its doors in the Salamanca district. Its colorful collections leave no one indifferent. Suitcases and bags with a lot of personality that offer us a look of the most modern and feminine.
Very feminine suitcases and bags © Lipault PARIS
IN THE WALKMAN: Flamenco in Basarri Gin Club. Taconeo, tap and fork. This is what will be heard from now on in the vaulted basement of the Basarri Gin Club restaurant, in the heart of Madrid's La Latina neighborhood. Your dinners with art will be accompanied by a flamenco show by Tacho and El Zaque. Dinner is not mandatory, you can access the show and enjoy its magnificent glasses of gins, rums and whiskeys.
Flamenco and good dinners © Basarri Gin Club
ON THE SCREEN: Hotel Transylvania 2. This weekend we considered a very familiar Halloween with the premiere of this animated film. We enjoy the adventures of Dracula again as children, along with his grandson Dennis and his father Vlad.
IN THE NET: We practice yoga With these Instagram accounts whose landscapes make us want to pack and practice yoga around the planet. @Yogabeyond, @gypsetgoddess and @yogatraveltree are some of our favorites.