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Madrid Best Bars

Madrid Best Bars

13/07/18 - Madrid Best Bars Comment(s)

Classes are over, the final terms are already a memory and free time is an institution. Beach, friends, movie nights, festivals, parties … well, the...

Mad Cool

Mad Cool

11/07/18 - Mad Cool Comment(s)

Have you ever heard about the Mad Cool Festival? As foreigners, we didn’t know anything about this festival … What a pity! We have lost many chanc...

Work with us!

Work with us!

09/07/18 - Work with us! Comment(s)

Since 2010, helpAccommodation offers its services and its accommodations to students and young workers from all over the world. Today, helpAccommodat...

World Cup Calling

World Cup Calling

06/07/18 - World Cup Calling Comment(s)

  Unfortunately, we cannot support Spain anymore, but many teams still need us! Whether you like it or not, this month the World cup is a must. ...

What you cannot miss in July!

What you cannot miss in July!

04/07/18 - What you cannot miss in July! Comment(s)

“Hot town, summer in the city Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty Been down, isn't it a pity Doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city.” Summe...

Madrid Pride 2018

Madrid Pride 2018

29/06/18 - Madrid Pride 2018 Comment(s)

“Madrid is a an open gateaway, but a gateaway to diversity” from www.madridorgullo.com Since 1977 Madrid is the location of one of the largest pr...

Spanish Idioms ...

Spanish Idioms ...

27/06/18 - Spanish Idioms ... Comment(s)

It’s time to learn some Spanish, more specifically, some Spanish idioms … In order to sound like a native, you have to know some of the most used...

I love ice cream

I love ice cream

22/06/18 - I love ice cream Comment(s)

What grown man doesn’t like the ice cream? This question does not require any answer, isn’t it? In Madrid it is not just a refreshing sweet, it ha...

Mulafest is back!

Mulafest is back!

20/06/18 - Mulafest is back! Comment(s)

Every year, the famous Spanish festival comes back to Madrid and we suggest you not to lose the chance to experience this three days festival. From t...

Madrid City Tour ... Open Air

Madrid City Tour ... Open Air

15/06/18 - Madrid City Tour ... Open Air Comment(s)

Summer is coming to town and so does the heat. Madrid is an enchanting city, but it is also true that in Summer may be difficult to enjoy its beauty d...

Seven good reasons to live abroad

Seven good reasons to live abroad

13/06/18 - Seven good reasons to live abroad Comment(s)

Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Florence … Why should we choose to live an experience abroad? It is not always easy to leave friends, family...

Beermad 3rd Edition!

Beermad 3rd Edition!

08/06/18 - Beermad 3rd Edition! Comment(s)

Whether you like beer or not, you cannot miss the third edition of the Beermad. The Spanish most famous Beer Festival will take place in Madrid from t...

Lights! Camera! Action!

Lights! Camera! Action!

06/06/18 - Lights! Camera! Action! Comment(s)

There are thousands of known American television series, but there are very few from Spain. Have you ever seen one of them? Let’s present three of t...

Let’s dance!

Let’s dance!

01/06/18 - Let’s dance! Comment(s)

“El flamenco es la cultura más importante que tenemos en España y me atrevo a decir que en Europa. Es una música increíble, tiene una gran fuerz...

What you cannot miss in June!

What you cannot miss in June!

30/05/18 - What you cannot miss in June! Comment(s)

Summer is coming and we can feel its vibes. It is time to enjoy it, are you ready? Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this ...

Gazpacho ... impossible to resist!

Gazpacho ... impossible to resist!

25/05/18 - Gazpacho ... impossible to resist! Comment(s)

How much do you know about the traditional Spanish food? Of course you have tasted the delicious tapas, the delectable Jamon Iberico, the tortilla …...

The runner’s little guide

The runner’s little guide

23/05/18 - The runner’s little guide Comment(s)

It keeps you healthy, it is good for stress-relief, it’s a way to meet your friends, it makes fun … we could go on forever, but the point is alway...

Spanish beer or better “cerveza”

Spanish beer or better “cerveza”

18/05/18 - Spanish beer or better “cerveza” Comment(s)

“¡Una caña por favor!” It is one of the most popular drinks in Spain. You can choose the size, the brand, the type etc … Puzzled? Don’t worr...

Las Meninas are back in town!

Las Meninas are back in town!

16/05/18 - Las Meninas are back in town! Comment(s)

You might’ve noticed the same sculpture all around Madrid: same form, different decorations. They came up nearly unannounced and they are everywhere...

San Isidro!

San Isidro!

11/05/18 - San Isidro! Comment(s)

This weekend Madrid celebrates its patron San Isidro and the agenda is fully booked. From today to the 15th of May, the city will host concerts a...

Top 5 Metro’s Murals

Top 5 Metro’s Murals

09/05/18 - Top 5 Metro’s Murals Comment(s)

We take it nearly every day. We are used to its noises, colours, hallways … But have you ever looked around and paid attention to the art that it tr...

Bye Bye Bureaucracy!

Bye Bye Bureaucracy!

04/05/18 - Bye Bye Bureaucracy! Comment(s)

An easy explanation of the documents you need as EU citizen. We are not directly related to any legal or government departments and the informat...

Just call!

Just call!

02/05/18 - Just call! Comment(s)

A lot of bikers and big colourful backpacks. You must have seen them tearing down the road. Yes, I am talking about the delivery boys/girls that every...

What you cannot miss in May!

What you cannot miss in May!

27/04/18 - What you cannot miss in May! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Events, food, art … check it out! FOOD Pulpo Pasión 2018 From the 27th...

Dubbing? No, thanks

Dubbing? No, thanks

25/04/18 - Dubbing? No, thanks Comment(s)

Someone likes dubbed films, someone else the original version. Team dubbing or not, it is always strange to associate a different voice to an actor, e...

Pinta Malasaña comes back this weekend!

Pinta Malasaña comes back this weekend!

11/04/18 - Pinta Malasaña comes back this weekend! Comment(s)

Once again, we will enjoy the creativity of the Street artists that will decorate Malasaña streets next Sunday the 15th of April. The event will last...

What you cannot miss in April!

What you cannot miss in April!

02/04/18 - What you cannot miss in April! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Art, food, music… check it out! Food ‘El Viajero’, the rooftop you...

Spring break!

Spring break!

28/03/18 - Spring break! Comment(s)

On Thursday and Friday, we have our Semana Santa holidays in Spain –and well, if you’re studying here, you are probably on holidays already!– so...

‘Potaje’, one of the Spanish traditional dishes of Semana Santa

‘Potaje’, one of the Spanish traditional dishes of Semana Santa

23/03/18 - ‘Potaje’, one of the Spanish traditional dishes of Semana Santa Comment(s)

If you know the tradition, in Spain it’s said that within Carnaval and Semana Santa, you cannot eat meat. That’s called ‘Vigilia’, the meat pr...

Libraries to study in Madrid

Libraries to study in Madrid

21/03/18 - Libraries to study in Madrid Comment(s)

We have here for you a list of libraries in the city center where you can go for studying... or to find inspiration, since you will see that some of t...

Madrid fallera: the best of Valencia in town!

Madrid fallera: the best of Valencia in town!

16/03/18 - Madrid fallera: the best of Valencia in town! Comment(s)

If you're not going to fallas this year because, sadly, on Monday is not a holiday in Madrid... don't worry! We have our favorite places to go when yo...

Plans in the city: Mercado de Motores, March edition!

Plans in the city: Mercado de Motores, March edition!

06/03/18 - Plans in the city: Mercado de Motores, March edition! Comment(s)

This weekend, if you don’t have any plan yet, here what we’re about to say: save the date, and don’t miss Mercado de Motores March edition! Mer...

Gastro-Route: best brunchs in Malasaña

Gastro-Route: best brunchs in Malasaña

04/03/18 - Gastro-Route: best brunchs in Malasaña Comment(s)

Here you have a list with our favorite places to go for a brunch in Malasaña neighborhood. If you don’t have any plans for the weekend, check this ...

What you cannot miss in March!

What you cannot miss in March!

01/03/18 - What you cannot miss in March! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Art, food, music… check it out!   Food China Taste Until the 11th...

Gastro-route: Madrid markets!

Gastro-route: Madrid markets!

26/02/18 - Gastro-route: Madrid markets! Comment(s)

You cannot miss our guided tour that includes 10 gourmet markets in the city center. Some of them are fancier, other are cheaper… discover them all ...

Challenge accepted: 50 things to do in Madrid at least once in a lifetime

Challenge accepted: 50 things to do in Madrid at least once in a lifetime

21/02/18 - Challenge accepted: 50 things to do in Madrid at least once in a lifetime Comment(s)

Here we have the challenge: a list with 50 things to do in Madrid to feel like a real ‘madrileño’. Will you be able to complete it? Do you accept...

New in Madrid? Don’t miss this places to meet young international people

New in Madrid? Don’t miss this places to meet young international people

16/02/18 - New in Madrid? Don’t miss this places to meet young international people Comment(s)

So it’s been a few weeks in the city, and you’re getting use to it: you know now how to move around, where to go to grab some drinks… but where ...

Cupid should not be trusted

Cupid should not be trusted

13/02/18 - Cupid should not be trusted Comment(s)

If you’re one of these healthy single souls that think Cupid should not be trusted, you’re right and you know it. Here are our top 5 reasons for s...

Our top restaurants for celebrating St. Valentine’s Day with your bae

Our top restaurants for celebrating St. Valentine’s Day with your bae

09/02/18 - Our top restaurants for celebrating St. Valentine’s Day with your bae Comment(s)

Here you have our top 10 romantic restaurants to have an amazing St. Valentine’s date. Decide and book before everything’s sold out for the 14th n...

What you cannot miss in February!

What you cannot miss in February!

01/02/18 - What you cannot miss in February! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Art, food, music… check it out!   Food Gastrofestival Until the 4...

Gastrofestival: the yummiest event is now in Madrid!

Gastrofestival: the yummiest event is now in Madrid!

24/01/18 - Gastrofestival: the yummiest event is now in Madrid! Comment(s)

From the 20th of January to the 4th of February, Madrid hosts the event that you cannot miss: our beloved Gastrofestival. You cannot miss it because: ...

Get to know Madrid: Lavapiés

Get to know Madrid: Lavapiés

17/01/18 - Get to know Madrid: Lavapiés Comment(s)

We have a new post about the top neighborhoods of Madrid. This time, let’s explore Lavapiés, undoubtely the most diverse and with the biggest cultu...

You won’t believe you’re in Madrid: 5 one-day trips to escape from the concrete jungle

You won’t believe you’re in Madrid: 5 one-day trips to escape from the concrete jungle

10/01/18 - You won’t believe you’re in Madrid: 5 one-day trips to escape from the concrete jungle Comment(s)

Here you have 5 amazing destinations that are located in Madrid –even though you wouldn’t believe it–. This places are perfect to be visited in ...

The Three Kings Parade

The Three Kings Parade

03/01/18 - The Three Kings Parade Comment(s)

In Spain, Christmas joy is not over yet: we still have our ‘día de Reyes Magos’. The Three Wise Men or Three Kings will come on the 6th of Januar...

Gastro-route: best tradicional 'croquetas' in town!

Gastro-route: best tradicional 'croquetas' in town!

02/01/18 - Gastro-route: best tradicional 'croquetas' in town! Comment(s)

We are here today to share with you one of the best things Spain can give you: las croquetas! Here you have the ultimate list of 'croquetas tradiciona...

New Year's Eve: Spaniards' traditions!

New Year's Eve: Spaniards' traditions!

29/12/17 - New Year's Eve: Spaniards' traditions! Comment(s)

Every country has its traditions for New Year’s Eve, so it’s time to check what Spaniars do in order to be prepared for tonight! Watch the ‘Cam...

Our favorite #MadridChristmaslights pictures!

Our favorite #MadridChristmaslights pictures!

26/12/17 - Our favorite #MadridChristmaslights pictures! Comment(s)

Even though Christmas has passed already –that was quick huh?!–, we stil have time to enjoy the Christmas spirit. Just in case you didn’t have t...

5 easy cool Christmas treats recipes!

5 easy cool Christmas treats recipes!

14/12/17 - 5 easy cool Christmas treats recipes! Comment(s)

If the Christmas spirit and the bake spirit come together for you but you don’t have the time – or the patience… or the talent–, we have the u...

Questions about sending packages home internationally? We are here to help!

Questions about sending packages home internationally? We are here to help!

05/12/17 - Questions about sending packages home internationally? We are here to help! Comment(s)

You love your new home away from home, but the semester is almost over and it’s time to think about going back to your hometown. There are many thin...

Life on a budget: I want cheap trips!

Life on a budget: I want cheap trips!

29/11/17 - Life on a budget: I want cheap trips! Comment(s)

Being a student is not easy at all, especially when it's all about your budget, but now you're abroad you need to get the most of your experience! And...

Get to know Madrid: La Latina

Get to know Madrid: La Latina

22/11/17 - Get to know Madrid: La Latina Comment(s)

Here we go again with a new post of Madrid’s neighborhoods. After discovering Malasaña, today we will see what goes on in La Latina. La Latina is ...

Beating homesickness abroad: Madrid edition

Beating homesickness abroad: Madrid edition

15/11/17 - Beating homesickness abroad: Madrid edition Comment(s)

Tell me where you’re from and I’ll tell you the best places in town to beat homesickness. I know, it’s not that easy, I would need a big box wit...

The wizarding world of Harry Potter visits Madrid this fall

The wizarding world of Harry Potter visits Madrid this fall

08/11/17 - The wizarding world of Harry Potter visits Madrid this fall Comment(s)

Madrid is magical during this fall! We receive –arms wide open– Harry Potter: the exhibition from November 18th and just for 10 weeks. Grab your w...

Your Halloween experience in Madrid

Your Halloween experience in Madrid

18/10/17 - Your Halloween experience in Madrid Comment(s)

Although Halloween is not a traditional festivity in Madrid, we have plans all around the city to have fun on the 31st of October. Here you will find ...

Easy and fancy: 5 quick recipes for ‘not-so-experienced’ chefs

Easy and fancy: 5 quick recipes for ‘not-so-experienced’ chefs

11/10/17 - Easy and fancy: 5 quick recipes for ‘not-so-experienced’ chefs Comment(s)

Here you have our quickest and best looking recipes to impress your flatmates and friends. Don’t worry, all of them are easy and not expensive, and ...

Let’s celebrate Oktoberfest in Madrid

Let’s celebrate Oktoberfest in Madrid

04/10/17 - Let’s celebrate Oktoberfest in Madrid Comment(s)

From the 5th to the 7th of October, Oktoberfest comes back to Madrid, this time to the WeZink Center located in the downtown. There’ll be tables for...

Get to know Madrid: Malasaña

Get to know Madrid: Malasaña

27/09/17 - Get to know Madrid: Malasaña Comment(s)

Malasaña is still the top alternative and cool neighborhood where the big chain stores stay aside to find unique decoration stores, hipster and secon...

The most instagramable spots in the Retiro Park

The most instagramable spots in the Retiro Park

20/09/17 - The most instagramable spots in the Retiro Park Comment(s)

You’ve probably heard about it, even enjoyed it already… the amazing views of the Retiro Park are one of the main attractions in the city center. ...

Get around Madrid!

Get around Madrid!

13/09/17 - Get around Madrid! Comment(s)

We have the ultimate list of apps you cannot miss for getting around Madrid. Either for controlling the public transportation or for visiting other ci...

Erasmus student in Madrid? This is what you’re about to learn

Erasmus student in Madrid? This is what you’re about to learn

06/09/17 - Erasmus student in Madrid? This is what you’re about to learn Comment(s)

If you’re an Erasmus student in Madrid, there are several things you’re going to learn and that will change your life forever! Here you have our t...

Top 5 sunsets in Madrid you cannot miss

Top 5 sunsets in Madrid you cannot miss

30/08/17 - Top 5 sunsets in Madrid you cannot miss Comment(s)

Even though we are in bustling Madrid, all full of people moving, buildings, cars… we still have amazing spots to relax and watch the sunset. Take a...

All you need to start your new life in Madrid!

All you need to start your new life in Madrid!

23/08/17 - All you need to start your new life in Madrid! Comment(s)

You’re arriving soon and you start planning everything. Since you’re now with your trip prep, here you have our tips for having all set before com...

Get the most of your Madrid abroad! Practice languages in Madrid

Get the most of your Madrid abroad! Practice languages in Madrid

16/08/17 - Get the most of your Madrid abroad! Practice languages in Madrid Comment(s)

Are you coming to Madrid and you don’t feel comfortable with your Spanish skills? Or maybe you are fluent in Spanish and other language but you want...

August in Madrid: don’t miss the Street festivals!

August in Madrid: don’t miss the Street festivals!

09/08/17 - August in Madrid: don’t miss the Street festivals! Comment(s)

If you’re already in Madrid, you must know it: our most traditional “verbenas” (a.k.a. street festivals that celebrate the patron saints of some...

Our top 10 affordable decoration stores (that are not Ikea!)

Our top 10 affordable decoration stores (that are not Ikea!)

02/08/17 - Our top 10 affordable decoration stores (that are not Ikea!) Comment(s)

So it’s a fact you’re moving to Madrid: now you have this new beginning, this new story to start… and this new room to decorate! This is the ult...

Master programs in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

Master programs in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

26/07/17 - Master programs in Madrid: how to get around and where to live Comment(s)

We’re back with a full survival guide if you’re coming to Madrid next semester for studying a Masters. Do you have questions about the location of...

10 cool things you can do with your flatmates next semester

10 cool things you can do with your flatmates next semester

19/07/17 - 10 cool things you can do with your flatmates next semester Comment(s)

Now that you’ve finally make up your mind and booked your room in a shared apartment, let the fun start! Here we have a list of things you can plan ...

When do the museums in Madrid have free entry?

When do the museums in Madrid have free entry?

12/07/17 - When do the museums in Madrid have free entry? Comment(s)

Most of the museums you will find in Madrid offer free culture, and in this post you will have the tips for entering in the top museums of the city fo...

Movies under the stars

Movies under the stars

05/07/17 - Movies under the stars Comment(s)

Enjoy the outdoor cinema this summer taking advantage of the good temperature that Madrid offers at night. Here you have the list of the top 5 outdoor...

Universities in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

Universities in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

28/06/17 - Universities in Madrid: how to get around and where to live Comment(s)

Are you coming to Madrid to study and you don’t really know where your university is located? Would you like to know in which area you should look f...

Don't miss the 'Noches del Botánico 2017' festival

Don't miss the 'Noches del Botánico 2017' festival

21/06/17 - Don't miss the 'Noches del Botánico 2017' festival Comment(s)

This summer, Madrid will host once again the ‘Noches del Botánico’ festival, from the 22nd of June to the 29th of July, with international artist...

Get the most out of living in the city center this summer!

Get the most out of living in the city center this summer!

13/06/17 - Get the most out of living in the city center this summer! Comment(s)

Madrid is a city that has tons of different activities for you to do, especially in summer. Moreover, if you also have the chance of living in the cit...

Madrid, proud host of the World Pride 2017

Madrid, proud host of the World Pride 2017

06/06/17 - Madrid, proud host of the World Pride 2017 Comment(s)

This summer, the city top event is –without a doubt– the World Pride, the biggest Gay Pride even in the world, and we will celebrate together the ...

The best places to have an ice cream in Madrid

The best places to have an ice cream in Madrid

30/05/17 - The best places to have an ice cream in Madrid Comment(s)

It's ice cream time! With this heat that suddenly arrived at the city these days, all we want is holidays, sun, pools and ice creams! Unfortunately, i...

Apps to live the good life in Madrid!

Apps to live the good life in Madrid!

16/05/17 - Apps to live the good life in Madrid! Comment(s)

When you go to a new city, any tool that may help you to make your life easier is more than welcome, especially if you can take it everywhere in your ...

Welcome!

Welcome!

08/05/17 - Welcome! Comment(s)

Welcome! Welcome to your new city, to the city that will be your home for the following months… even, who knows? Maybe during the following years...