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Relocating to Madrid: the things that no one tells you

Relocating to Madrid: the things that no one tells you Relocating can be an exciting time, especially to a new country and city. You might be moving to Madrid as an extended-stay tourist, as a student, to find a new job, or maybe … Continue reading “Relocating to Madrid: the things that no one tells you”

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The Best Brunch in Madrid is at Opalo Gastropub

Upon entering Opalo Gastropub, you’re instantly greeted by a full bar with a huge list of cocktails and beers to choose from. If you choose to take a seat at a table, you’ll see two separate menus: one with tapas … Continue reading “The Best Brunch in Madrid is at Opalo Gastropub”

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3 Beers to taste at Källa Beer Factory (and learn brewing too)

Mahou. Estrella Garcia. Cruzcampo. Wash, rinse, & repeat. Spain has a lot to offer, but when it comes to beer, it can be hard to find a wide selection. That’s one of the reasons I was so excited to get to … Continue reading “3 Beers to taste at Källa Beer Factory (and learn brewing too)”

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6 Things to Think About if You Want to Stay Long-term

When I came to Spain 4 years ago, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, I just found myself really enjoying life here. I had had fun my first year here, but wasn’t 100% sure of my long-term plans. Eventually, … Continue reading “6 Things to Think About if You Want to Stay Long-term”