Internet resources for Madrid information
There are few English language sites for Madrid
that are very helpful. For those that like to know the political and social situation of a country, Typically Spanish is a gem - www.typicallyspanish.com. Every day a summary of all the Spanish papers gives a quick, English language overview of the events of the day and week in the country as well as Madrid. The free English language monthly paper In Madrid - www.in-madrid.com - skews young, but can often have the best English language information on cultural happenings - new exhibitions for example - around the city. The blog Mad about Madrid ( written by a former resident married to a Madrileno now living in Wales, though back in Madrid several times a year) often has good tips on festivals and things to do with kids around the holidays www.madaboutmadrid.com).