BiciMAD: rates, how it works and everything else you need to know

Are you tired of taking the metro every day or being stuck in traffic? We’ve got the perfect solution for you! Have you ever heard of BiciMAD? Keep on reading to find out more! What is it? BiciMAD is a public transport system available in Madrid comprised of over 2000 electric bicycles. It is a […]

The best markets in Madrid

During spring in Madrid, there’s nothing better than going for a walk in the city centre and visiting the markets that are scattered around the different neighborboods. Many of the markets in Madrid were traditional fresh food markets and have now been converted into swanky gastro markets. If you still haven’t visited them, make sure […]

Where to go to get the best out of the Madrid Nightlife

Of all the cities that claim to never sleep, Madrid is up there among the best and most fiesta-driven of them. Madrid comes alive at night and has so many diverse “barrios” (neighborhoods) that it is sure to have something to cater to any and every taste! A classic heavy Spanish night out would consist […]

Save the date in Madrid 2017

If you are a culture vulture, then Madrid is the perfect city to visit or live in. In just the past decade, Madrid has opened new galleries and modernized and renovated some of its famous museums and the streets have filled with musicals and plays for all tastes. In this post we have put together […]

New life, new career: Teach English and discover a world of opportunity

At some point in everyone’s life you get that moment when you wonder if you need a change. You might dream about travelling, expanding your horizons, learning about other cultures and getting out of your comfort zone, experience new things and to realize who you really are and what makes you truly happy. All this […]

Five Reasons to Spend Christmas in Madrid

Christmas is a time when the cities are prettier, there are lights everywhere and people enjoy geting together with family and friends. Christmas in Madrid is well known for having festive activities and being one of the top destinations in Spain to celebrate. Here we give you five reasons to enjoy the most wonderful time of […]

Christmas markets in Madrid 2016

This year the trend is all about being cool, hip and creative when it comes to Christmas markets in Madrid. Of course, you can still find the traditional markets in Plaza Mayor, Plaza de España and Plaza Benavente, but now you can also find hipster markets, like Mercado de Diseño, Molly market and Ciento y […]

Why moving abroad is the best decision you’ll ever make

Imagine having 12 weeks every single year when you’re free to do whatever you want. What would you do with all that time? Would you travel and visit the places you’ve always dreamed of seeing? Would you spend days on end soaking up the sun on a beach with an ice-cold drink in your hand? […]

Benefits of renting a classroom in Madrid

Do you need a place to teach your business students? …Do a yoga workshop? …or even hold a seminar? If you’re trying to position yourself as offering a high standard of service, telling a client to come to your house for a class and having major distractions, like your dog barking in the next room […]

What To (& What Not To) Bring To Madrid

Deciding to embark on an expat adventure is a major life decision – and a scary one at that! Once you’ve picked your destination, you’re thrown headfirst into the madness of planning for your new life. One thing that I wish I had known during this hectic time was exactly what to bring with me […]