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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”

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Things You Should Know Before Moving to Madrid

Things You Should Know Before Moving to Madrid Moving to a new city can bring on a mixture of feelings; a combination of excitement, fear, anticipation and wondering what may lie ahead.  Madrid is no exception!  Ah, the Madcity at … Continue reading “Things You Should Know Before Moving to Madrid”

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Open House Architecture Festival in Madrid

Open House Architecture Festival in Madrid  Madrid Open House is a festival of architecture to appreciate the emblematic buildings and architectural design from the exterior and interior. The types of buildings involved in this festival involve corporate, cultural, hotelling and … Continue reading “Open House Architecture Festival in Madrid”

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The Pros and the Cons of a BEDA Program

 The Pros and the Cons of a BEDA Program The BEDA Program is one of the better-known English teaching programs in Spain. It puts over 1200 native English speakers (mainly people from North America, but there are also auxiliares from … Continue reading “The Pros and the Cons of a BEDA Program”

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Where to Watch the Superbowl in Madrid

  Where to Watch the Superbowl in Madrid It’s that time of year again…Superbowl Sunday! On February 1st, the Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots in Superbowl XLIX and with the 6 hour time difference, the game starts late. Very late. … Continue reading “Where to Watch the Superbowl in Madrid”

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Free Public Library Services in Madrid

Free Public Library Services in Madrid If you are planning to stay in Madrid for an extended period of time, I highly recommend getting a card at a local library. The reasons are clear: Access to a wide variety of … Continue reading “Free Public Library Services in Madrid”

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Top 10 free things to do in Madrid over Christmas holidays

Top 10 free things to do in Madrid over Christmas holidays Madrid is a great place to be during the Christmas holidays, with plenty of lights, sights, and events going on all across the city to help you get into … Continue reading “Top 10 free things to do in Madrid over Christmas holidays”