Monday, September 15, 2008

Info About, For or On Madrid, Spain


Here are some links About, For or On Madrid:


BACKGROUND
AIRPORT INFORMATION
ARTICLES
BLOGS
CONVERSION CHARTS: CLOTHING, SHOE SIZES, ETC.: USA OR UK TO SPANISH
EMBASSIES AND SERVICES/INFORMATION FOR IT'S CITIZENS IN SPAIN
EMERGENCY NUMBERS AND OTHER IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS IN SPAIN
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN MADRID
EVENTS
EXPATS
FOOD
FORUMS/MESSAGE BOARDS
HOLIDAYS/FIESTAS
  • Madrid Fiestas! – "Fiestas or public holidays" – Source: Madrid Guide Spain – "A Natives view of the city!"
  • Public Holidays in Spain – Source: AngloINFO madrid – "Life in Madrid, in English!"
    • National Public Holidays in Spain 2008
      1 January New Year's Day - Año Nuevo (Tuesday)
      6 January Epiphany - Epifanía (Sunday) celebrated in many regions
      19 March San Jose (Wednesday) celebrated in many regions
      20 March Maundy Thursday - Jueves Santo (Thursday) celebrated in many regions
      21 March Good Friday - Viernes Santo (Friday)
      1 May Labour Day - Fiesta del Trabajo (Thursday)
      15 August Assumption - Asunción (Friday) celebrated in many regions
      12 October National Day - Día nacional (Sunday)
      1 November All Saints' Day - El día de Todos los Santos (Saturday)
      6 December Constitution Day - Día de la Constitución (Saturday)
      8 December Immaculate Conception - La Inmaculada (Monday)
      25 December Christmas Day - Día de Navidad (Thursday)
INTERNET CAFES
IRISH PUBS
LEARNING ENGLISH IN SPAIN
MAPS
MARKETS
MUSEUMS
MUST SEE/DO NOT MISS
  • BE SURE TO VISIT ... – "In Madrid there's so much to see that you'll need several days to get it all in. If you don't have much time, don't miss the following selection of must-see sites:" – Source: GreatRates Madrid – In English, Spanish
NIGHTLIFE IN MADRID
ONLINE OR PRINTED PUBLICATIONS/NEWS IN ENGLISHONLINE CLASSIFIED ADS
PARKS AND GARDENS IN MADRID
PERSONAL SAFETY
RESTAURANTS
SHOPPING
TOURISM
TOURS
  • BUS
    • Madrid VISION – "the easiest and most attractive way to tour Madrid" In English, French, German, Spanish
  • WALKING
TRANSPORTATION
TRAVEL GUIDES
TRAVEL INFORMATION
TRAVEL STORIES
  • Madrid – search results from entering the word "madrid" in "search our site" box – Source: InTheKnow™ Traveler (ITKT) – In English, Spanish
TRAVEL TIPS
WEATHER
WEBCAM/VIRTUAL TOUR
MISCELLANEOUS
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That's it for now. Adiós, Ben

Author and blogger of Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy.

Today’s quote is a Spanish saying, author unknown but passed onto me by a good friend.

"Las buenas amistades nunca se olvidan!"
"We never forget good friends!"

Info about Madrid in Photographs


The following photographs are just a few of Madrid and were provided to this blogger and this blog entry with permission of Natacha Bolaños
Fernández. Natasha is a former participant of the Pueblo Ingles program. She lives and works in Madrid. I wish to thank Natacha for these remarkable photographs of her Madrid. More to come...



Puerta de Alcala - night scene - Architect: Francisco Sabatini



Puerta de Alcala - stands opposite of the Cibeles fountain



Museo Arqueologico Nacional (The National Archaeological Museum)



Monumento a Alfonso XII, Parque El Retiro (Monument of Alfonso XII, in Retiro Park)



Calle de la Huerta (ceramic street sign)



Palacio de Cristal (Crystal Palace in Retiro Park)



Calle Alcala
It's the longest street in Madrid (going from "Puerta del Sol" - "0" road point of Madrid - to "Hispanidad Avenue" near Barajas Airport; and it's also one of the oldest.



Auditorio Nacional de Musica Madrid's main concert hall



Sala Sinfonica, Auditorio Nacional de Musica



Estación de Metro (subway station)



Palacio de Cristal (Crystal Palace in Retiro Park)



Nuestra Señora de Correos (Main Post Office building) - night scene




Nuestra Señora de Correos (Main Post Office building)



Calle de Madrid (a street in Madrid)



Plaza Picasso



Caixa Forum Building with vertical garden



Plaza de la Cibeles - night scene
- stands opposite of Puerta de Alcala



Santiago Bernabeu (interior) - REAL MADRID home soccer field



Torre Picasso (Picasso Tower) - modern Madrid


MISCELLANEOUS

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That's it for now. Adios, Ben



Copyright 2008. Benjamin H. Licodo and Natacha Bolaños Fernández. All rights reserved.

Info about Madrid in Video

Here are some links about Madrid in Video:

MADRID
MISCELLANEOUS
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The above links are current. If anyone has any suggestions for other sites, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry. For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google

NOTE: If you want me to reply to your comment or request for further information by email, please include your email address in a separate comment. I will NOT publish any comments with an email address in it.

One or more of the above links and/or blog postings contains "Sound clips". When you see the words "Sound clip" or the plus sign in red "+", please turn on the speakers on your PC. I have tried to indicate wherever there is an embedded "Sound clip" within these respective listings.

Please note: I do NOT represent or endorse any of the above links nor do I receive payment for listing them in my blog.

That's it for now. Adiós, Ben

Author and blogger of Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy.

Today’s quote is a Spanish saying, author unknown.

"ojos que no ven, corazón que no siente."

"out of sight, out of mind."

Info About, For or On Barcelona, Spain


Here are some links About, For or On Barcelona, Spain:

BACKGROUND
AIRPORT INFORMATION
ARCHITECTURE: GAUDI
ARTICLES/STORIES
BLOGS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN BARCELONA
EVENTS
FOOD
FORUMS/MESSAGE BOARDS
IRISH PUBS
LEARNING ENGLISH IN SPAIN
MAPS
MARKETS
MUSEUMS
NIGHTLIFE IN BARCELONA
ONLINE OR PRINTED PUBLICATIONS/NEWS IN ENGLISH
ONLINE CLASSIFIED ADS
PARKS AND GARDENS IN BARCELONA
PERSONAL SAFETY
RESTAURANTS
SHOPPING
TOURISM
TOURS
TRANSPORTATION AND TRAVEL
TRAVEL GUIDES
TRAVEL STORIES
  • Barcelona – search results from entering the word "barcelona" in "search our site" box – Source: InTheKnow™ Traveler (ITKT) – In English, Spanish
TRAVEL TIPS
VIDEOS
WEATHER
WEBCAM/VIRTUAL TOURS
MISCELLANEOUS
+ = Blog entry has a "Sound clip". Please turn on the speakers on your PC.
* = Blog entry has been updated.

The above links are current. If anyone has any suggestions for other sites, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry. For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google

Please note: If you want me to reply to your comment or request for further information by email, please include your email address in a separate comment. I will NOT publish any comments with an email address in it.

One or more of the above links and/or blog postings contains "Sound clips". When you see the words "Sound clip" or the plus sign in red "+", please turn on the speakers on your PC. I have tried to indicate wherever there is an embedded "Sound clip" within these respective listings.

Please note: I do NOT represent or endorse any of the above links nor do I receive payment for listing them in my blog.

That's it for now. Adiós, Ben

Blogger of Moving2Italy2 – #1 source of links About, For or On Italy for those individuals moving, traveling or already living in Italy.

Today’s quote is a Spanish saying, author unknown.

"Poco a poco se anda lejos."
"Little by little one goes far."

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 13 April 2011)