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23/07/2020

Migrar a Madrid fue mi gran respiro

Todo empieza cuando vine por primera vez a Madrid en Diciembre 2016 a visitar a mis amigos que habían migrado y tenia tiempo sin ver, era simplemente una visita sin ningún otro plan ya que yo había vivido en Bournemouth, Uk y mi experiencia de migrar había sido tétrica. Durante […]
23/07/2020

8 razones para estudiar en Madrid

Hay cosas que toda persona debería hacer al menos una vez en la vida, y una de ellas es vivir una temporada en Madrid. La primera vez que vine fue de vacaciones con mi familia y fue amor a primera vista, -me dije: un día quiero estudiar aquí- ¿Y por […]
23/07/2020

7 razones para estudiar un Máster de Turismo en España

Cuando piensas en estudiar un Máster en otro país, lo primero que te viene a la mente y cómo te diseñará para el mercado laboral. Mucho más que pensar en la experiencia internacional, es importante elegir un país donde pueda tener una educación de calidad. Y si el tema es […]
15/06/2020

A walk through Madrid

Being able to explore Madrid again has made us feel overwhelmed with all the possibilities of where to go and what to see. After not being able to see anything, you probably want to see everything! So, to make it a bit easier for you, we have made a list […]
04/06/2020

Top Terraces: Madrid

We have finally been in phase one for a little while now! This means that we can go to terraces again and enjoy a nice glass of sangria or a tasty mojito with some nachos on a sunny day (or something else of course). Now, where to find terraces and […]
23/05/2020

How to skill build in Quarantine

After several weeks of being Quarantined, life will most likely become somewhat boring. In order to avoid that you can always work on a skill and improve one or maybe learn some new skills. Luckily, because of social media and the many platforms we can use, there are many ways […]
13/04/2020

Fun Online Games

A great way to spend your time in quarantine is to play games. Unfortunately, it is currently not that simple to play a fun and competitive board game with your friends in the same room. Luckily, there are some amazing (‘board’) games you can play online together with other people. […]
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! […]
31/01/2018

Hidden Gems of Madrid

While Plaza Mayor, Sol and Parque Retiro will never get old, you might have already gone there so many times that you’re in need of a change of scenery. If you want to take a break from the Retiro paddle boats (aren’t your arms sore by now?) and your other […]
14/12/2017

So you want to be a Madrileño?

Going to a new country is a whirlwind of emotions—whether that be excitement, nerves, jet lag or the “Soooo, what now?” feeling that you can never really pinpoint. Thankfully, you’re already a leg-up for choosing Madrid, the best city ever (woo!), especially for students. The city has endless things to […]
26/10/2017

A Trip to Galicia

Galicia, Spain’s northwest province, is a beautiful place that anyone studying in Madrid should take the time to visit. Its prime location—the region has borders with Portugal, the Atlantic Ocean and the Cantabrian Sea—allows visitors to take in a variety of views from the vantage point of one place. Some […]
01/08/2017

Top 5 Currency Exchange Tips

We all know how frustrating currency exchange can be when traveling to a new country. We have all heard horror stories of being charged loads of money just to exchange our own money. It’s a concept that we can’t wrap our heads around. Nothing is more painful to see than […]
01/06/2017

Why you should visit Morocco

Morocco is a country full of life, culture and history. With its varied and beautiful landscapes, it is a destination worth visiting! From the north to the south, we listed what can be done and seen in this amazing country.  1)Tangier: Situated where the Atlantic ocean and the Mediterranean sea […]
03/05/2017

Spanglish survival methods

Living in Spain has been quite the challenge, and as you can probably tell by the title of this story, it has a lot to do with speaking Spanish, or in my case not speaking Spanish.It didn’t take me long until I ran into my first problem because on day […]
21/04/2017

Madrid’s best friends forever

Going abroad as an Erasmus/exchange student , an Au Pair or an Auxiliary of Conversation can be more than just moving to another country. Being a student abroad is a life-changing experience, especially when it comes to interacting with people from different cultures. Being the shy person that I am, […]
30/03/2016

La Vida Dulce

Everyone knows that churros con chocolate are a must when you’re in Madrid, but if you have a big sweet tooth and like to explore, check out these famous and traditional bakeries Madrileños! We visited almost 20 bakeries in central areas of Madrid, and selected our 5 favorites to share […]