While working as a freelancer and studying at the same time, I found myself looking everyday for different places where I could actually focus on my work. This last year, I am one of those people waking up, packing their laptop and looking for a cafeteria that allows them to have breakfast and work at the same time.
Working from home is something that I simply cannot do. I am one of those people trying to avoid the daily routine; discovering as many cafeterias as possible while walking around a new city, is definitely a way to do so.
Changing my everyday routine while working plays an important role on my concentration and as a result, trying new workplaces and cafes with great internet where you can actually have your work done, sooner or later became my hobby and of course a lifestyle, that so far... I have to confess that I love!
To get to the point, this is more or less how I discovered the first of the few workplace cafes that I am about to present, La Bicicleta Cycling Café & Workplace, a beautiful cafe, situated right at the centre of Madrid in the alternative neighbourhood of Malasana.
As you could imagine, this place originates from the passion for bicycles, art and coffee in equal parts. And that's where their main ambition comes from – they want to become a place that has a concept, a soul and a strong personality. A place that invites you to come in and stay (for a long while) and to come back (many times). To make all of this happen they have created a cozy place, with great decoration, large working tables, fast internet connection and of course good coffee served along with healthy and homemade delicacies and pastries!
Unique fact; In their shelves you will find bicycle-related literature and books. In addition to that you are welcome to attend various events, workshops and lectures related to the world of cycling. Interesting right?
With kooky décor (old bikes adorn the walls), mellow music and chilled out bar staff who are friendly and helpful, the mix of Spanish and expat clientele creates a buzzy international vibe that’s hard to beat.
In addition, there is no doubt that the comfy sofas and the large windows giving lots of natural light, help you relax and focus on your personal work while enjoying a hot cup of coffee!
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