Things not to miss in Madrid 2018 – Part 1

It’s 2018 and Madrid has tons of exciting things to do this year that you just can’t miss! From traditional Spanish events, to international festivals, the buzzing capital of Spain has something for everyone. Get these dates for Madrid 2018 on your calendar now! JANUARY 2018 Reyes Parade Did you know that in Spain, it’s […]

Christmas markets in Madrid 2017

Here we’ll give you all the info you need to be up to date with the Christmas markets in Madrid 2017. Some of the more traditional ones are Plaza Mayor, Plaza de España and Plaza Oriente while Ciento y Pico and New Town Market are more modern and hipster. Whatever your taste is, check out […]

Thanksgiving in Madrid: plans for 2017

Turkey day is just around the corner and, while you may not be with your family this year, there are plenty of celebrations happening around Madrid to get you in the festive spirit. Here we give you our recommendations of how to spend Thanksgiving in Madrid this year! Download The COMPLETE Guide to Living and […]

Best places to visit in Spain in fall

The weather is finally starting to turn autumnal in Madrid and it’s time to look forward to chilly mornings and beautiful fall colors. It’s the perfect time of year to see Spain without the intense heat of summer or the crispness of a winter day. Download The COMPLETE Guide to Living and Working in Spain […]

Best Craft Beer in Madrid

Happy International Beer Day! Today, more than any other day, it’s extremely important to find a good bar with quality beer to celebrate the occasion. When it comes to craft beer in Madrid, five years ago you had to look far and wide to find it but now, a new bar or store opens up […]

The top 40 of Madrid blogs

Madrid is one of the liveliest cities in Europe and as it always has something to do, it’s easy to get an overwhelming attack of FOMO (fear of missing out). Since there is constant sunshine it’s easy to enjoy outside events like street markets, concerts, and drinks on a terrace but the fun doesn’t end […]

Discover the San Juan reservoir and enjoy Madrid’s beach this summer!

The temperatures in summer in Madrid can spiral to up over 100 degrees (40ºC), so it’s important to stay cool and find somewhere to get some shade or take a dip. Madrid may not be on the coast of Spain but there are plenty of places to escape the heat. San Juan  reservoir is located […]

How to go into your second year in Madrid like a boss

It comes as no surprise that the laid-back life of an English teacher in Madrid lures many people to want to stay for a second year. It’s even better the second time around: the nerves of being a new teacher, lesson planning, gaining rapport with your students and juggling teaching English while learning Spanish will […]

Five of the best restaurants in Chueca

Chueca is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Madrid, especially amongst the LBGT and LBGT-friendly community, and is renowned for its bars and clubs. World Pride Madrid 2017 starts on the June 23and will go on until the July 2. It will be a week filled with activities in which over 3 million people […]

Six things you can’t miss at Madrid’s World Pride Week 2017

The LGBT community is having its largest event of the year in Madrid: World Pride! World Pride 2017 will be celebrated in our city from June 23 to July 2 and is going to be a week to remember.  Below are 6 of the biggest events that you’ll not want to miss! Chueca Neighborhood We […]