Contributors / Liam Aldous

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Checking in

Bringing a sense of fun and colour to Spain’s capital, the newest Edition hotel is revitalising hospitality in Madrid. Oh, and it has the city’s biggest rooftop pool.

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Sea change

A staple of the Spanish coastline is in the balance. We meet the people behind Formentera’s chiringuitos.

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Out of the past

Creativity in the Spanish capital has always thrived where history collides with a playful, forward-facing attitude. Rosewood Hotel & Resorts’ latest European outpost, Rosewood Villa Magna, reinvents a palace of old wealth…

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New wave

Northern Spain has long been overlooked by visitors and entrepreneurs but there’s a glint of revival to be seen in its under-the-radar restaurants and inns. We pack a trunk for a roadtrip to meet the food folk doing things…

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In the picture

The future of Spain’s Prado Museum lies in the hands of Miguel Falomir – and his formidable team.

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Civil service

It’s a valued institution but its reputation has been under fire: Monocle explores the complex role of the Guardia Civil.

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Repeat after me

An inspiring school with high ideals created a space in which its pupils could foster their own creativity. No wonder so many of its alumni have become designers.

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Happy returns

The directors of the Conde Duque Cultural Centre are among a wave of creatives returning to Madrid. They show us the city – and beyond.

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The good life

From communal evening strolls to languorous lunches with family and friends, Madrileños seem to hold the key to a long and happy life. We join Europe’s longest living citizens on the streets of Spain’s capital to find out…

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Raising the dead

Years of silence have almost erased Spain’s civil war and General Franco’s atrocities from the collective consciousness but now the country is ready to speak out.

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Put it on the tab

‘Tabernas’ are like the lively living rooms of the Spanish capital but tough times have left many out of business. We meet a new generation who are turning the tables.

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Let’s wrap this up

Creating food packaging that pops isn’t easy. We meet three studios helping businesses off the shelf.


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Quick off the blocks

Fast-paced drama, twists and even some geopolitical intrigue – no, not the latest Netflix series but the 24-hour Olympic Channel. And with the forthcoming PyeongChang Games, the broadcaster hopes to do more than just run…

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Gaudí regalvanised

The architecture of Antoni Gaudí has branded this city but until now this masterpiece has been off-limits. As it finally reveals its secrets, it’s caught up in a Catalan identity crisis.


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