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!


Day Trips from Madrid

If you are an exchange student, you definitely want to make the most out of your time abroad. If you are in Spain, that is especially important, as the country boasts many incredible cities, monuments, and natural heritage to experience and enjoy. As a student, however, the time might be […]

Watch this to improve your Spanish

As discussed in one of our previous blog posts, following entertainment trends in your target language is incredibly helpful. Whether you are a beginner looking to familiarize yourself with the sounds of your new foreign language or an advanced learner interested in expanding your vocabulary, watching shows, movies, news, and […]

Bizzare productivity hacks

Bizzare productivity hacks. Ditch that to-do list and get 40 hours of work done in 30 minutes! That‘s what I would say if I were a lifestyle guru and tried to sell my newest book of productivity hacks. The truth is, if I had figured this out I would have […]

5 random things you did not know were Spanish inventions

You might have many foreign friends who are proud of their country‘s heritage and go bragging about it all over the place. One of the sources of national pride is also inventions that inquisitive minds have made over the centuries. Italy has the pizza, Hungary has the Rubik‘s cube, Estonia […]

Fitness and health in quarantine

Among all of the changes that we are going through, fitness and health might not be the highest priority. Working, studying, or doing an internship from home can get stressful, and even if your school/work life has not changed much, lack of social interaction impacts our lifestyle. The fact of […]

Tips for learning a new language

Learning a new language is a rather unoriginal goal – yet one that so many people fail. If you made such a resolution this New Year’s Eve and still have not given up on it – congratulations! Around 80% of those resolutions fail by mid-February. So, if you are still […]

Tips for an amazing speech

Fear of public speaking is something many of us suffer from. According to some research, people are less afraid of snakes than speaking in front of a group of people. It can be connected to a level of vulnerability and powerlessness we experience as we expose ourselves completely and become […]

TikTok impact during the Covid-19 pandemic

TikTok seems to be all the hype with Generation Z and beyond. The app that was founded in 2016 as a descendent of musical.ly has been swiftly growing in popularity, but reached its boom during the Coronavirus pandemic – the app accrued 2 billion downloads in April 2020, right at […]

Laptop vs. Notebook: How to make the most out of your classes?

Remembering the good old days of face-to-face classes brings back an image of everyone rushing into the room – and hastily taking their laptops out, turning them on, looking for a spot to charge them… The quirky minority, however, takes their notebooks out and are set to go – those […]

¿Eres nuevo en Madrid? Estas apps te cambiarán la vida

Llegué a Madrid hace tres años y recuerdo lo perdida que estaba entre los pasos de cebra y las personas. Las veía caminando acostumbradas, con una confianza total en las calles, como si se las conocieran de memoria. Quería formar parte de ese encanto madrileño, hacer planes para ver el […]

¡Llegó Navidad! Organiza tus tareas con estas recomendaciones y disfruta de las fiestas

Llegó la Navidad y con ella las fiestas, la familia, los amigos y los planes. Es un momento para disfrutar, despedir el año y recibir el próximo con todas las buenas vibras posibles. Pero sabemos que, seguramente, tendrás muchas cosas que poner en orden para no dejar nada pendiente. Por […]

Mi experiencia con la increíble metodología Bullet Journal

Seguro has escuchado hablar de la metodología del Bullet Journal y es porque muchas personas alrededor del mundo han aprovechado esta increíble herramienta para organizar su cotidianidad. En esta oportunidad, te quiero contar mi experiencia para que, así como yo, también puedas aprovechar sus ventajas.  El método Bullet Journal El […]

Entérate de los mejores lugares que te ofrece Madrid para estudiar fuera de casa

¿Te sientes un poco abrumado por estar tanto tiempo estudiando en casa? ¿Quisieras encontrar algunos lugares que te permitan despejarte y concentrarte mientras estudias? En esta oportunidad, hemos preparado una lista de los mejores lugares que te ofrece Madrid para que puedas salir de casa a continuar con tus actividades.   […]

10 consejos para que la concentración no sea un obstáculo al estudiar

Por experiencia personal, se que estudiar online es un reto para la concentración. Por eso, quiero darte 10 consejos para que no sea un obstáculo al estudiar y puedas tener toda la atención dedicada a tus actividades por unas horas.  Define tu espacio de trabajo: aunque estés en casa recibiendo clases […]

Winter in Spain

While not technically here, one could argue that Winter is right around the corner with the solstice being December 23rd. The weather in Madrid during the winter months tends to be cold and dry, with snow most likely to fall in the city during late December and early January. It […]