ask Beatriz about
art galleries • café • museums • parks • nightclubs • public art • street style
What do you do and why do you do it?
I am currently studying to improve my knowledge, as well as doing entertainment videos on Youtube (BEAM&GO) to make people laugh. I am also active on Musical.ly (BeaOlalla) as i love music, and Instagram (BeaOlalla), as i also love photography. Moreover, i have a Spanish blog where i express my point of view of the world, different from the others. I love taking care of my self, nutritious food, to dance, relax, enjoy, discover, learn...Additionally, i am a travel-lover who is just 18 years and have travelled to 23 different countries. Travel broadens your mind, and i could travel forever to discover every part of the world.
You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?
Depending on the mood i could listen to sad songs to depress myself a little bit more or to songs such as "Hit me with your best shot" of Par Benatar to motivate myself and take control of the situation in order to heal the wind.
What are the best TV shows of all time?
Modern Family, How i meet your mother, The Simpson, Hannah Montana and Big Bang
Name some spots in Madrid that are good for a Tinder date.
El edén secreto de Montera (Tea Room) in Salvador Bachiller, the last floor of the shop. El jardín Secreto (C/ Conde Duque 2 ), the Retiro Park, the Capricho park...
Who’s your hero and where in Madrid would you take them out for a serious hang?
Morgan Freeman, and i could take him for a walk in the Quinta de los molinos park (c/Alcalá)
Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?
In the traditional shops that are near the place i live: H&M, Zara, Pull&Bear, Stradivarius...
What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
Sol, as is always crowded is imposible to murder someone there or to be murdered hahahaha.
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?
Visit every contemporary museum that is in Alonso Martinez. There are loads and i never have enough time.
What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Madrid and where did you get it?
Probably to one of those modern places that are highly exclusive and highly priced but the dishes are scarce.
Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Madrid that you particularly like?
El jardín secreto (C/Conde Duque, 2)
What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Madrid? How much did it cost and what did you get there?
I had two little artichokes in a restaurant called Pointer in Madrid, the bread wasn't included and the drinks were also very expensive. My little dinner come to cost 16 euros for nothing.
What restaurant in Madrid looks crap, but the food’s amazing?
The Vegaviana restaurant, in Justicia. Vegetarian and delicious food at good price.
Where can you get the best cocktail in Madrid? Which one do you like?
In the restaurant Las mil y una Noches, in Argüelles.
Where would you take your partner in Madrid if you wanted to really pamper them?
El Jardín Secreto, as it is a sweet place with a great variety and types of chocolates and well decorated place
Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?
I am vegetarian, but in my country is typical the Jamón Serrano and, the paella and the cocido (La Bola Taberna). You can find it in every bar in Madrid.
What’s the one place you think is overrated in Madrid?
Casa Lucio is typically a place to eat good meat in Madrid. However, i think there are best places.
What’s the one place you think is underrated in Madrid?
Viuda de Vacas. This restaurant is recommendable thanks to its home-style traditional cooking. Dishes range from 'gallina en pepitoria' (chicken fricassée) to splendid seafood croquettes and Madrid-style stewed tripe. The Vacas brothers are true masters of their art.
What are the Madrid spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
The Prado Museum or a long walk in Gran Via and Plaza Mayor.
Tomorrow’s your last day in Madrid. How do you spend it?
Nice and relaxed walk in the centre of the city, visiting shops.
What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?
Punta Cana, for the high temperatures all over the year, the incredible beaches, the sun, the amazing and friendly atmosphere, the caribbean music, the natural environment...