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Madrid is a metropolis where to get lost through it’s streets, is as easy as to find something new. Full of hidden gems or as the Spaniards say ‘diamantes sin pulir’, this is without a doubt part of its charm... and as with any city the best way to really get to know Madrid. However, here we will try to give you weekly advice on places, events, lifestyle and travel around this mesmerizing city, that has stolen so many hearts. So enjoy, get involved and hasta luego!

01/04/2020

Daily Quarantine Routine

Living in quarantine might make it difficult to live a well-organized and structured life. Your sleep schedule may be disturbed, because you are probably doing a lot less, so your body is not tired enough to sleep. Most importantly, you probably don’t know what to do anymore. So, to help […]
26/03/2020

Five Easy Spanish Recipes

After being quarantined for a little while now, you might start running out of ideas and inspiration to cook. You can’t only eat instant noodle soup, pizza, or other microwavable foods every day. It’s important to cook and eat some tasty and fresh meals every once in a while as […]
18/03/2020

What To Do in Quarantine?

The last few weeks the world took an unexpected turn and now we are obligated to stay inside for at least two weeks to avoid the coronavirus. No gym, no parties, no parks, only sitting inside and grocery shopping every once in a while to breathe in some fresh air. […]
06/03/2020

Top 10 Best Spanish Tapas

Madrid consists of many amazing places and buildings, has a great culture with kind locals, and most importantly, serves delicious food. When you are in Spain you obviously must eat tapas, but which ones are the best? Well, to save you some time answering that question, we made a list […]
28/02/2020

Apps You Should Have in Madrid

When you move to Madrid there are a lot of things you will need (to do). For example, you will need food, you will need to travel, pay for a lot of things, party, etc. We wanted to make all of this a bit easier for you, so we listed […]
17/02/2020

Six Places to Study: Madrid

Madrid has many amazing places to visit, however most of us need to study in the meantime as well. Luckily, this does not mean that you have to lock yourself up in your room and miss out on Madrid’s beauty and atmosphere. There are many great locations to study and […]
06/02/2020

Coolest Areas of Madrid

Madrid, the capital and the most densely populated city in Spain. Beautiful, alternative, elegant and cosmopolitan are some words that perfectly characterize this city. The streets are always full of people, especially students. The stores are huge and don’t close before the sun goes down. You can find beautiful restaurants […]
05/02/2020

Valentine Dates: Taken vs. Single

Now that Valentine’s Day is near, let’s take a look at some great date locations in Madrid both for those who are and who are not in a relationship.  Parque De Las Siete Tetas If you are taken, this is a great location to watch the sunset with your date. You […]
04/02/2020

Five Must-Sees in Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain and one of the most international, lively, and fascinating cities in the world. There are many places you must see and visit when you are spending some time in the marvelous city. To make it a bit easier for you to know which places […]
27/11/2019

Five reasons to Study Abroad

Living in the same country for your whole life gives you the comfort of a place you can happily call ‘home’. It’s usually somewhere your heart feels at peace, where you have family, friends, favorite places, food and things to do. So why would you want to give it up […]
08/07/2019

Finding Their Ways in Madrid

You probably didn’t know this, but at Be Madrid, we are a team of international students. That’s right! Like you, we have all had to come to Madrid and discover it for ourselves. Some of us are here to stay long term and many of us are here to stay […]
24/06/2019

Money Management in Madrid

Life in Madrid is beautiful, but it is also an expense that I have learned how to control to the best of my ability. As a student living here myself, I have to plan a frugal life that does not devoid me of fun and allows me to do what […]
27/06/2018

Rooftops of Madrid

Arriving in June with the expected warm climate, it made sense to take advantage of the abundance of rooftops Madrid. Through recommendation and research (which obviously means visiting such establishments and sampling the alcoholic beverages they have on offer) here is a list of a number of rooftops that are […]
30/05/2018

Madrid: What to Expect Upon Arrival

  By: Natalie Chai / Boston University Student / Be Madrid Summer Intern   I had just finished my junior year of college at Boston University and was heading to Madrid for a 2-month study abroad program. I was assigned a host family to live with as well as an […]
20/02/2018

Best Internet Cafes in Madrid

We all know that working inside an office might not always be the most inspiring work environment, which is why I prefer taking my laptop with me and find inspiration elsewhere. Luckily Madrid is full of great cafes that allow you to escape the office vibe for a little while! […]