Shared transport services in Madrid, Spain

Shared transport services in Madrid has become one of the most popular services in the past years: why buy a car if you can rent one and pay by the minute, hour or day? Why take the metro to work if you can hop on an electric bike and be there in no time? Shared […]

Things not to miss in Madrid 2018 – Part 2

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 in your diary! Check out what you shouldn’t miss in Madrid 2018 – Part 1 HERE!  JULY 2018 […]

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! Check out what you shouldn’t miss in Madrid 2018 – Part […]

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 […]