Autumn Fair 2015. Two Alternatives

Autumn fair at the las Ventas

The weather may have become crazy, but the calendar hasn´t. This year, autumn started officially on sept. 23. Shortly after the hangover of San Isidro´s fair –held recently in Las Ventas-, the bullfighting fiesta of this season takes the stand: the Autumn Fair -Feria de Otoño- is a must for those who want to see up close the most succesful …

The Tail Is Bull As Well

Everything's bull's-eye.

I´m starting this post by resurrecting a local expression sadly fallen into desuse meaning that we must always be prepared for the unexpected. It is bullfight slang, of course, but I´m taking the license to translate it to the gastronomic world for its obvious double meaning. So beware, my friends, because today I´m writing a quick guide with the 5 …

I Don´T Like You Wearing Miniskirts At Bullfights

To the Bulls with La Central

I must confess: Manolo Escobar´s song (translated to english as the title above, “no me gusta que a los toros te pongas la minifalda” in spanish) is to a great extent guilty of my late bullfight fondness. In spite of this I must say that, in my scarce intrusions to Las Ventas bull ring –always avoiding crowds due to this …

Bullfighting: Do you want to look like a good amateur?

Around Feria time you can experience a unique atmosphere all through the whole area surrounding Las Ventas bullfighting ring. The truth is that, even when you do not need to be an expert to enjoy the corridas, buying tickets to Las Ventas, the most important bullring in the world is also not enough. So even before finding your tickets for …

Madrid Bullfight Tickets, Official Ticketing Site for Las Ventas Bullfight Ring 2015

Line-up for San Isidro Festival 2015. To go or not to go La Monumental de Las Ventas, the most important ring in the bullfighting universe, is the largest of Spain, the second largest in diameter and the third ring in the world in terms of capacity. Just like every year, I proceed to buy my bullfight tickets for the Feria …

Bullfighters list: Bullfighters in the Panel

Know all about the classification of the bullfighting season 2014 to buy your tickets for the bullfights in Las Ventas and not miss the best bullfighters After signing the new National Bullfighting Collective Agreement last March 2014, each bullfighter, regardless of the group to which he belongs, is entitled to the early payment of the minimum fees by the hiring …