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LUCÍA & HELENA CUESTA

MADRID CITY GUIDE

With this new world and new habits of distance officing, working from destination to destination is no more a myth. We had a little chat with our favorite twins, about their city, Madrid, reimagining the possibility of becoming a citizen of Madrid for a while.

LUCÍA & HELENA CUESTA
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HOW DO YOU SAY CRUSH IN SPANISH?

We say Crush on a typical spanglish, or “Flechazo”

 


WHICH NEIGHBORHOOD ARE YOU LIVING IN RIGHT NOW? AND HOW IS IT LOOKING LIKE?

In la Latina, my favourite hood, just take a look to Almodovar's movie " La flor de mi secreto" and you will find out how it looks like, it's in the center of Madrid but it's like a small village. It's like the oldest area in Madrid.


WHERE TO SETTLE DOWN WITH OUR SUITCASES? (NAME A HOUSE, OR A HOTEL)

Only You boutique, El Principal, or Hotel Orfila

 

 

EVERY SETTLED DOWN NEEDS A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS, WHICH FLOWER SHOP SHOULD WE STOP BY?

Fransen et Lafite! ! It's super cute! Also El Jardin Sala, or Margarita se llama mi amor

 


CAN’T WAKE UP WITHOUT A BREAKFAST. WHICH CAFE CAN WE GO? AND WHAT KIND OF FOOD ARE WE EXPECTING?

El viajero, La Malaje, Naia restaurant, El Monaguillo, Bar Postas or Landó for typical spanish food, & any cafe in Plaza de la Paja! 

 

LOCAL DELI FOR FOOD SHOPPING?

Mercado de la Cebada in La Latina, Mercado de San Miguel

 

WE SHOP EVERYTHING ONLINE THESE DAYS, BUT IF POSSIBLE, WHERE TO GO WINDOW SHOPPING?

I only buy online actually (covid wasn't the reason is just that I hate going shopping)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTANTLY LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION! 
WHICH GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS ARE YOUR PERSONAL FAVORITE?

El Prado and Thyssen, Galeria Javier Lopez & Fer frances are my fav

 

BOOKSHOP AND VINYL DISC STORE?

La metralleta, Discos Babel, La Quinta de Mahler in ópera La Central 

 

WHAT ABOUT ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE FINDS?

El Rastro Flea Market every sunday it's the best plan. 

Underground Madrid, Friperie Madrid, Humana…
  

 

 

A SECRET BAR FOR A DRINK?

Hemingway Bar in Suecia

 

 

TERRACE?

Hotel Orfila, El Viajero

 

 

IF WE ARE ALLOWED TO GO OUT FOR DINNER, WHERE SHOULD WE GATHER?

Camoati, Naia, Brutal Bar, Numa Pompilio and Charnela

 

  

 

 

IF EVER, WE CAN GO DANCING, WHERE HAS THE BEST DANCE FLOOR AND MOOD?

Club Malasaña

 
   


FAVORITE PARK TO SUNBATHE AND PICNIC?

El Retiro and El Campo del Moro, Jardin Botanico o Casa de Campo

 

    
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