Christmas

The color of Christmas

Color of Christmas - Do we know what the colors represent ? There are several colors which are traditionally associated with Christmas such as red, green and gold. This colors and their meanings come...


Christmas days in madrid

How are the Christmas days in Madrid? We can already tell you that you have in the winter in Madrid little chance of snow. If you're in Madrid during the holidays, you will be surrounded by lights!...


10 things you MUST do, see, or eat before leaving Madrid for the holidays

December is a time where many international students are wrapping up their time in Madrid and go back home. It can be a confusing time, as one is excited yet sad to leave. Nonetheless one must live...


5 Easy ways to get in the Christmas Spirit!

Smile   Have a night of hot chocolate and tree decorating   Make decorating the Christmas tree together a special Christmas tradition. Take the time to remember where loved Christmas...


5 Holiday Activities That You Can Participate In!

  As December is here, it means holiday times are right around the corner. Christmas is huge here in Madrid. The lights are up in the streets, and Christmas themes can be found everywhere. Not...


The winter sales are here!

After Christmas holidays, it´s possible that we can feel a bit depressed, family or friend’s meetings, good food, presents, parties, etc… But now we have to come to the reality, we have to come...


Día de los Reyes Magos

Dia de los Reyes Magos, or Three Kings/Wise Men Day. Gaspar, Melchior and Balthazar January 6th is  the Day of the Three Magic Kings or Wise Men. Their names are Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar. The...


New Year´s Eve and The Twelve Grapes

Do you know from where it comes the tradition of eating 12 grapes in New Year’s Eve in Spain? The Twelve Grapes "The twelve grapes of luck" is a Spanish tradition that dates back from at least...


3 most popular New Year's Eve Traditions

New Year's Eve Traditions - The three most popular traditions around the world for the last night of the year   Wear Red Or Yellow underwear Those who choose to wear red underwear on New...


April fools in December

In December you might find yourself the butt of a few jokes, why? Between Christmas and New Year, Día de los Inocentes takes place on December 28th – so put it in your diary, you have been warned!...