Madrid’s Hidden Gems: La Vaguada
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Madrid’s Hidden Gems: La Vaguada

Madrid’s the kind of city that’s akin to a person with multiple personalities. While it isn’t the most diverse city in Europe (let alone the world), its neighbourhoods are so vastly different that at times, you may end up thinking you’re in an entirely different place. Last year, I spent much of my time in … Continue reading

The Checklist: Phone, Metro and Gym Pass
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The Checklist: Phone, Metro and Gym Pass

Now that I’ve moved on from finding an apartment I can work with here in Madrid, I’ve set my sights on other important matters. As much as some people wouldn’t think having a connected mobile phone is important, to me it’s paramount that I have service. Considering how busy life can be here, there are … Continue reading

Another “Thoughts Overload” Post – The Day Before Leaving
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Another “Thoughts Overload” Post – The Day Before Leaving

Sometimes, we hide from our true desires in life – there’s really no other way to put it. To think of our biggest and boldest dreams can scare us, making us choose the tried-and-tested paths of our predecessors over our own. There comes a time, though, when you find yourself at a crossroads – to … Continue reading

Where To: Live in Madrid
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Where To: Live in Madrid

With 2 weeks to go until summer’s officially over, many Madrid-bound expats are looking into where they’re going to live for the next year. Whether you’re going to be an exchange student or an English “language assistant”, there are certain things you should know about each of Madrid’s neighbourhoods and districts. While everyone’s experiences differ, … Continue reading