sunset

3 must-visit sunset spots here in Madrid!

Summer in Madrid means that the days are getting longer and warmer, and the sunsets are getting more dramatic. Because we believe that sunsets in Madrid are best watched during

sushi

3 delicious sushi restaurants in Madrid!

Madrid is home to some of the best food in the world. From tapas to American food, you can find just about anything here in Madrid. One popular food that

flamenco show

3 must-see flamenco shows in Madrid!

Flamenco, the popular Spanish dance, is one of the most important aspects of Spanish culture. People from all around the world travel to Spain to watch top-notch flamenco shows, as

shopping district

3 trendy shopping districts in Madrid!

Shopping in one of Madrid’s many shopping districts is one of the most popular activities in Madrid! No matter where you are, you are sure to be close to a

gay bar

3 great gay bars in Madrid!

Tomorrow is July 1st, which is the official kick-off of a week of celebrations here in Madrid. This week will allow people from all over the world to celebrate being

pride

3 must-attend pride events in Madrid!

July is pride month, and we take pride celebrations very seriously here in Madrid. Madrid is home to one of the biggest pride celebrations all over the world, as we

museum

3 great museums in Madrid (that you maybe don’t know yet)

When it comes to museums in Madrid, one immediately thinks of the Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía. But Madrid has a lot more to offer! There are dozens of great

gym

3 best gyms for the summer in Madrid!

With summer in full swing, many people are looking to find a great gym to perfect their summer bodies so they are able to look fit in a swimsuit. Because

Ice Cream

3 best ice cream shops in Madrid!

With the weather getting warmer in Madrid, you might be looking for a treat to cool off with. With that being said, I have just the treat for you: ice

bar

3 great tapas bars in Madrid!

In Madrid and other parts of Spain we call tapa a small bite or snack that is served free with the drink. One theory suggests that this custom was introduced

pool

3 best pools in Madrid (and where to get tickets for them!)

Madrid has everything one could ask for. The only thing missing is the sea. But don’t worry! During the hottest days in the city, you have plenty of possibilities to

vintage

3 best vintage stores in Madrid

Vintage is more fashionable than ever, it is becoming an option for those who, as well as appreciating old fashions, want to consume clothes more responsibly. Madrid is one of

3 best supermarkets in Madrid!

It’s well known: in Madrid, you can find everything you’re searching for. This counts for supermarkets too: let’s get to know them! Mercadona The largest Spanish supermarket chain has over

abono

3 cool places to go with the Abono Joven

The Abono Joven (Youth Public Transport Card) is one of the most useful tools students have to get around Madrid. But do you know the coolest places you can get

app

3 apps that could help you learn Spanish for free

It’s a very good thing to have at least some basic knowledge of Spanish when it comes to moving to Madrid. And I know that it is no joke. But

terrace

Best 5 terraces to go for free and enjoy this weather

Madrid’s known for its beautiful views from great rooftop terraces. But did you know that a bunch of them are free? Here are our 5 recommendations! El Corte Inglés Terrace

wow

The new WOWconcept Store in Madrid!

Have you strolled down Gran Vía and noticed something different and cooler? Probably you just passed by the new WOWconcept Store in Madrid! It’s located in Gran Vía, 18 What

transport

3 tips to understand Madrid public transport system

Madrid offers a very efficient transport system. But how can one get used to it? Try following these 3 simple tips and you will soon become the master of this

escape

Best 3 escape rooms in Madrid and their prices

Have you ever heard about Escape Rooms? An Escape Room is a themed real-life game where players use the elements of a room to solve a series of puzzles, find

hidden

3 hidden places in Madrid you didn’t know were amazing

Maybe you’ve already explored this magical city and you think you know every single spot of it. But we want to challenge you: we are quite that sure you didn’t

moving

3 things to consider when you are moving to another house

You’re moving to another house and you feel overwhelmed by all the things you have to do? Just focus on these 3 important things: you’ll be alright! Use this guide

roller

Roller coaster parks in Madrid or near Madrid

Everyone knows it: in Madrid, people know how to have fun! And even though there are already many exciting things to do in the city center, a lot of adrenaline

shopping

3 tips if you want to do online shopping in a smart way

Online shopping is more and more popular these days. Whether you need it for your groceries or your clothes or even new electronic devices, online shopping seems to be the

activities

Activities you can do in Madrid in each season

Madrid is a vibrant city: life floods all over it and it is impossible not to have something to do! In this article, we’d like to introduce you to the

routine

3 tips if you want your daily routine to be more organized

It’s no secret that our world forces us to be overproductive every day: this means that many times we feel like we have no control over the myriads of things

move

Different ways to move around Madrid and their prices

Moving around Madrid is way easier than you think! And maybe even cheaper than you think! In fact, Madrid counts on a very efficient transport system which has definitely improved

job

3 tips if you are doing a job interview

Doing a job interview can be very stressful, especially if it is one of your first times and you’re not used to it. Anyway, you shouldn’t worry too much about

How to read university rankings

When it comes to choosing your study path, you take many factors into consideration. Apart from choosing WHAT to study, you are also maybe asking yourself WHERE to do it.

NIE - TIE

NIE and TIE: what are they? And why do I need them?

If you are planning to move to Madrid, then probably you might have heard about the NIE or the TIE.  But what do these acronyms stand for and why are

Toledo-Madrid

3 places you can’t miss if you’re travelling to Toledo

Toledo is one of the most extraordinary cities in Spain and it is only 70 kilometers away from Madrid! Known as the «city of three cultures» due to the historical

Part-time job in Madrid

5 tips if you are looking for a part time job in Madrid

Are you coming to Madrid and still looking for a part-time job? Don’t worry, Madrid offers plenty of opportunities for anyone, you just have to keep in mind these tips

Top 3 Karaoke Places in Madrid

Are you addicted to sing at a karaoke bar with friends? Well, I got you! There are many karaoke bars in Madrid where you could go. In the article there

jobs

How to look for a job in Madrid

Are you coming to Madrid and still looking for a job? Let me give you some helpful tips for how to look for a job as searching for a job

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What do you need to do while in Spain

The full guide when it comes to Spain When you study in Spain there is so much to see and to do. No matter in which city you are in,

Madrid

Madrid is a good choice for your study abroad

Madrid welcomes over 40.000 international students to the city for every semester. But for which reasons do so many international students pick their study abroad in Madrid? For the following

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Valencia is a true gem and here’s why

Internationals students favourite city Valencia has a lot to offer and is perfect if you can’t choose between city trip and a beach vacation. There are plenty of things you

international student community

What is an international student community and why is it helpful?

Why is an international student community so important? Joining an international student community is one of the smartest things to do when studying abroad. Why? Because it makes the experience

Madrid

The three lungs of Madrid

The three lungs of Madrid El Retiro Park The most famous park in Madrid is El Parque del Buen Retiro, which is abbreviated as Retiro by most people. Originally a

Madrid

Gran Vía new station

Gran Vía new station Gran Vía is a metro station on Line 5 and Line 1 of the Madrid Metro, it is located below Plazas Gran Vía and Red de

Madrid

When are the sales here in Madrid?

Are you ready to bring out the inner shop-acholic in you? When are the sales here in Madrid? Sales are typical all over Spain, Madrid is all about shopping. Here

Tapas

Tapas bar hopping in La Latina

Do you really like to eat some cheap delicious tapas and experience the vibrant life in Madrid at the same time? Then La Latina is the place in Madrid to

Card

Why do you need a European Youth Card?

Have you ever heard of the European Youth Card? If not, read further to find out more about the European Youth Card and why you should purchase it. The European

Spain

Traditional festivals that are held in Spain

Have you seen one of the traditional festivals in Spain? In the beginning of September there have already been plenty of festivals, for instance: Las Fallas in Valencia and Fiesta

Apps

Apps that will help you in Madrid

  Apps that will help you in Madrid When moving to another country, you will notice that everything is still so unfamiliar to you. You still need to get to

Tapas

Where can you eat for a cheap price in Madrid?

Madrid is in many aspects the perfect city to live in for international students. The international community is huge and there are always a lot of fun things to do.

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Things you need to know when coming to Spain

When traveling it is always important to prepare yourself for the country you are going to. What will the culture, weather, and atmosphere be like? Spain is not the same

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A cultural shock

Have you ever moved out from your home country to live in another country? Then it is normal for you to experience a cultural shock. Everything is new for you

Spanish Slang

What do you have to know about Spanish slang in Madrid

Have you ever heard about Spanish slang? When coming to Madrid you will soon realize that nationals love to speak Spanish slang. Spanish slang is a crazy language and can

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

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

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