7 Reasons You’re (Obviously) Spaniard

You’re never late because no one’s “on time” You have a “very relaxed sense of time,” and it’s totally fine. Punctuality isn’t high on the priority list. Lateness isn’t considered rude. You eat “late” According to people in other parts of the world, you eat “too late.” Spaniards, on the other hand, think they eat […]

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Xmas in Madrid: Must-See & Do

Spending the holidays in Madrid this year? Even if you won’t be home for Christmas, you can the magic of the season all around this beautiful city. Christmas Light Displays The lights, the food, the shopping. Wander around Madrid in December, and you’ll see all the barrios (neighborhoods) decked out in lights and holiday spirit. […]

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Must-Visit Markets for Christmas

It’s the holiday season, and Madrid knows how to do it upright. Stroll the Christmas markets and get in the spirit. Here are the best Christmas markets in Madrid for 2018/2019. Plaza de Navidad Plaza Mayor (through Dec. 31) It’s a Christmas extravaganza at Plaza Mayor. This traditional fair has been held since the 19th century and […]

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Surviving the Holidays: College Edition

As the year comes to a close, most students reach that point in their semester where the focus switches from assignments to delicious home-cooked meals. Going home for the holidays can be a breath of fresh air that is much needed. But after living away from home for a while, it may take some adjusting […]

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LGBT Culture in Madrid

It is no secret that the people of Madrid know how to have a good time. With a friendly and elaborate party scene, it is clear to see how the city attracts people of all different backgrounds. There are close to half a million LGBT residents in Madrid, which equates to around 10% of the […]

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Teaching Abroad: ESL in Madrid

For many, taking a vacation to Madrid is a privilege, one that allows for a week or two to discover the city and take in all the sights. If you are looking into a more long-term stay, consider becoming an ESL teacher! Madrid unemployment rates are at an all-time high, and a lot of Spaniards […]

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How to Raise Your Grades

Between completing your schoolwork, maintaining a social life, and taking time for yourself, living a college lifestyle can take some getting used to. If you notice that your grades are dropping and you want to change this, don’t put it off! Take the stress away and utilize some of these tips for doing your best […]

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Tips on Healthy Eating: College Life

Pizza and cake and soda and pasta – sound like your average weekly affairs? Being in college is a time when a lot of people begin to realize that they can utilize their free will when it comes to food consumption. While it is a fun thought to start your day off with a bowl […]

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