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In: Living and Teaching in Madrid

04
Apr

Moving to Spain – Make your transition as easy as possible

Moving to Madrid, Spain

Moving to a new city can be both exciting and scary. Double that when you’re moving into a new culture…

04
Apr

Money in Spain

Money in Spain

The currency in Madrid is euros €. For exchange rate information see: www.xe.com/ucc/.   Normal credit cards are accepted, although…

19
Mar

Best affordable Spanish food restaurants

Spanish food

Are you looking for authentic but affordable place to go for dinner while getting to know the city better? In…

16
Mar

Weather in Spain

Sky

The weather in Spain is amazing! Almost always sunny and winters not so cold. It is said that Madrid only…

16
Mar

Teaching English in Madrid: Some Pros & Cons

Palacio Real de Madrid

Like any other job, teaching English in Madrid has its upside and its downside. Here are a few pros and…

15
Mar

Packing for your trip

Packing for your trip

There are many factors to consider while packing for Madrid. “Should I bring a winter gloves?” “Do I need to…

14
Mar

From a small town bubble to making Madrid home

Elsa's story - TEFL Course grad

Embarking on a TEFL course was the typical ‘now or never’ moment for me.  My degree was in Textiles, but…

14
Mar

Downtown neighborhoods to live in Madrid

Downtown neighborhoods to live in Madrid

If you’re looking for an apartment in Madrid and you’re not sure which neighborhood best represents you, fits your budget or…

14
Mar

Rocking it as a non-native English teacher in Madrid

Alina - non-native English teacher in Madrid

Being Romanian, I’ve been speaking English since I can remember and when I was looking for a change and a…

13
Mar

How to empadronarse in Madrid

How to empadronarse in Madrid

Every person who spends more than six months a year living in Madrid needs to “empadronarse” at their address, which…