Month: March 2015

Living with a Crazy Roommate

We've all been there, and if you haven't brace yourself. Living with a crazy roommate will prepare/challenge you: mentally, physically and emotionally, so if you don't know how to handle it you'll end...


Top 10 Live Music Bars in Madrid

So you're in the mood for live music and good drinks in Madrid? Well these places below are guaranteed to not disappoint.   1. Cardamomo Madrid has dozens of fine tablaos (flamenco venues), but...


Neighborhoods of Madrid - Malasaña

Famous in Madrid for its bars, artistic people and “movida legacy” (the 80s in Madrid, the liberation after the Franco era), Malasaña is the neighborhood for the gentrified, the alternative and...


Host Family, Shared or Private Residence

For some people studying/living abroad is a chance to branch out, discover new things, discover yourself and live out an adventure. For others this may be a scary thing, being away from your friends...


Vinyl Shops in Madrid

Rummaging through a record store for THE record is one of the few pleasures left in this world. So when you move to a new city or country and you have to go hunting for that perfect record you need...


Battling Homesickness When Studying Abroad

Battling homesickness when studying abroad can be a major struggle for some people and can cut your trip very short if you let it. It creeps up on you all of a sudden, you start to remember of your...