About Sheila

Sheila is an American who has been in Madrid long enough to consider herself a permanent Madrileña. She is a verified translator, editor and TOEFL instructor. Her articles in this blog range from tips and advice on making a move to Madrid, to expat interviews and profiles on language exchange groups, comedy shows, films and more. Follow her on Twitter @Sheila_Sull

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Top 10 Day Trips from Madrid

Top 10 Day Trips from Madrid If you have visitors who have already been here to Madrid a few times or will be staying for a week or more, you’ll probably want to start taking them on some day trips. Here … Continue reading “Top 10 Day Trips from Madrid”

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Expat Interview: Lisette Miranda

Expat Interview: Lisette Miranda This month, the Cheap in Madrid Blog (CiM) is interviewing Lisette Miranda for our Expat Interview series. This native of Queens, New York has been in Madrid since 2009. As Marketing Manager at TtMadrid—which offers a … Continue reading “Expat Interview: Lisette Miranda”

Expat Interview: Cecilia Avanceña

Expat Interview: Cecilia Avanceña Expat Cecilia Avanceña came to Spain in 1987 on a scholarship from the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This native of the Philippines translates Spanish, French, German, English and Tagalog. She is also an artist, with … Continue reading “Expat Interview: Cecilia Avanceña”

Expat Interview: Mary Margaret O´Hara

Expat Interview: Mary Margaret O´Hara This month, the Cheap in Madrid Blog (CiM) is talking to American expat Mary Margaret O’Hara. This native of New York recently formed a translation team called Lively Words Translations, where she works alongside three … Continue reading “Expat Interview: Mary Margaret O´Hara”