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10 Fun Holiday Gifts

The holidays are around the corner and this means gifts and surprises. It is always hard to find the right gift for someone, that’s why we have made a list for you guys. We know you guys are students, so the gifts are under 25 € 1. WHOOSH! Screen cleaner […]

How to Use the Metro

It’s Irma here! I love to walk, I prefer it than taking public transport, maybe because I’m from a small city in Mexico. But now that I live in Madrid and have to take longer rides, the metro is my best option because it’s really easy to use and it’s […]

Green Madrid

Green Areas in Madrid   When you think of Madrid maybe parks and green areas aren’t the first things that come to your mind. However, in the capital city of Spain you can enjoy nature In Madrid there are a heap of stunning parks, but normally people know just a […]

7 Things to do in Madrid during the winter

What to do in Madrid during the Winter? As you probably know, Madrid is “caliente” the whole year, even if the weather is getting colder! Even though there are less people than in July and August, the Madrilenians love meeting in the commercial streets, street food market or in some […]

Top 10 Tapas to Try in Spain!

Nothing but Tapas In case you’ve spent your life living under a rick and have yet to discover the wonders of tapas, let me teach you a thing or two. If you’ve already been enlightened by this culinary gift, then just come along to discover the must try tapas for […]

13 Reasons Why…Madrid is the best student city

1. Buildings like the Town Hall of Madrid will take your breath away. A picture is worth a thousand words… 2. Tapas in every single corner 3. Amazing views and sunsets 4. There is always something going on, just check with Be Madrid!   5. Good vibes all around the […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Actividades que no Deberías Perderte en Madrid

5 Actividades que no Deberías Perderte en Madrid  Madrid es una ciudad mundialmente conocida, ya sea por su oferta de actividades turísticas, sus famosos equipos de fútbol, sus fiestas interminables, su ambiente estudiantil o por cualquier aspecto relacionado con ocio o cultura. Dadas sus dimensiones, Madrid es una ciudad en […]

A Sweet Stroll Through Madrid

The streets of Madrid are full of splendor and music, which of course touch anyone with joy. On summer evenings, stage-theaters and restaurants open their doors to foreigners and locals that are want to have a good time. Terrance restaurants offer unique sceneries, and most importantly delicious food.  Some of […]
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10 things that you’ve learned from your time abroad in Madrid

10 things that you’ve learned from your time abroad in Madrid   1) In Madrid, people are proud to be who they are. Whether it is about fashion, convictions or sexual orientation, as a foreigner, you’ve probably noticed that Madrileños express themselves in a free and uninhibited way. Just have […]
how to find the balance in madrid

How to find balance in Madrid?

We all came to Madrid for a variety of reasons.  Maybe you are studying here, maybe you have an internship or job, maybe you are an au pair, or maybe you are just here to explore and practice your Spanish.  Whatever reason you have for being in Madrid, it can […]
What do we love the most about Morocco

What do we love the most about Morocco?

Morocco is a country full of life, culture and history. With its varied and beautiful landscapes, it is a destination worth going to visit!! From the north to the south, let’s have a look at what we can do and see in this amazing country: 1)Tangier: Situated where the Atlantic […]
so far so good

So far so good

As I have officially been in Madrid for one week, I am starting to feel comfortable in my new city. On my first day here, I was nervous to do simple tasks like order a coffee at a cafe or take the metro from my apartment to Puerta del Sol, […]
Apps Bemadrid


If you’re an Erasmus student and you’ve just arrived, don’t panic! Here is a list of apps that will make your life a lot easier here in Madrid.   The app Metro Madrid will help you learn the city’s metro like the back of your hand. The app contains the […]
Madrid Nightlife

Madrid’s nightlife

Spaniards really know how to party, why deny it? It’s the truth! Madrid is known as one of the best party destinations in Europe with its variety of clubs and bars.   The club Teatro Kapital or Kapital (C/Atocha 125, Metro:Atocha) is one of Madrid’s biggest clubs. Be ready to […]