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

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

Why Spain?! – The Explanation
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Why Spain?! – The Explanation

When I tell people I have a passion – nay, obsession – for traveling, they always ask me why I chose Spain over other countries. “Turkey is beautiful!” proclaims my mother. “Dubai’s where the money is!” others say. “Korea’s where everyone goes!” claims anyone who’s sort of looked into teaching abroad. “I looked into JET. … Continue reading

The Inevitable Freak-Out Moment: Spain, or “Real Life”?
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The Inevitable Freak-Out Moment: Spain, or “Real Life”?

It’s not unlike me to have these occasional “what am I doing with my life?” moments. It’s happened much more now that I’m in my 20s than it ever did when I was a teenager, which doesn’t make it any easier, because aren’t we supposed to know more about the world by this point? However, … Continue reading