INC in the News with New Member Lisi Fracchia

Longtime friend, since 2006 – a vendor at our GM at Felicia’s home, and now a new member of the International Newcomers Club, Lisi Fracchia, is a world-renowned jewellery designer. Below, you will find the April edition of Harper’s Bazzar Argentina where Lisi talks about starting her jewellery career and how it’s taken off since […]

Museo Tiflológico by Anne Pinder

Not far from Cuatro Caminos lies one of Madrid’s secret museums: the Museo Tiflológico.   Perhaps the tongue-twisting name has something to do with the unknown status of this place. Or maybe it’s the somewhat hidden location, several floors up from street level on a side street off Bravo Murillo, well away from the usual […]

What is a Member At Large? by Patty Ryan

We have several categories of membership at the International Newcomers Club of Madrid. Repeatedly, we hear from members how much INC helped them when they arrived in Madrid. For many, living in Spain is a cherished experience. Staying in contact with INC via our new website allows former members to bring Madrid along wherever they’re next posting takes […]

Casa Hernanz- The House the Espadrilles Built – by Ashley Wehmeyer

Casa Hernanz- The House that Espadrilles Built Former Madrid resident and INC member Ashley Wehmeyer explores the art of buying Spain’s national shoe–the espadrille “Will you walk into my parlor?” said the spider to the fly; “Tis the prettiest little parlor that ever you may spy. The way into my parlor is up a winding […]

History of the Chinese New Year

As INC members prepare to celebrate Chinese New Year in Madrid,  Kristina Stehling gives an insight on the history behind Chinese New Year celebrations and how to determine if this is your year to celebrate. In the Chinese New Year calendar, 2014 is the Year of the Horse As we celebrate Chinese New Year on […]

A Rocky Adventure – by Kelly Pietrangeli

A Rocky Adventure Kelly Pietrangeli takes her family on a great weekend outing in La Pedriza on the Guadarrama Mountain Range Looking for an outdoorsy day trip just outside of Madrid? Already done all of the usual haunts and feeling a bit Royal Palace’d out? La Pedriza is an amazing setting for a walking adventure. […]