pensamientos

March 1st: World Compliment Day

After 10 successful editions of “National Compliment Day” in the Netherlands (since 2011 also spreading into Belgium and Norway) the initiators wonder why the event should not become a ‘World...


Surviving a Hangover

It's Friday night, you're out with your mates and make a conscious choice about getting hammered. Be ready, tomorrow will not be a good day.   1. Drink lots of water before you go to bed.  ...


The Same Ol' New Years Resolutions

We all make the same promises at the end of one year to fulfill in the new. But many of us fail miserably a week into the new year.   Here are a few of those we fail to meet.   1. Eat right....


Spanish Slang Words

What are all these Spaniards saying? If you've ever wondered what some Spanish slang words mean, below you will find some of the most popular ones with their English explanations.  10. La Polla:...


Cerveza or Sangria ?

Terraces in Madrid are packed, people are flocking to them as birds heading south, trying to cling on to the few weeks left of good weather. When you walk by any of the thousands of terraces there are...


Be Prepared

There are some things that are inherent with every city, things that you only discover because they either happen to you or someone tells you how it happened to them. And in that same light we wanted...


Be Careful Who You Pick as a Roommate!

Cigarette buds, ashes, empty pizza boxes, rotting left over food, dirty clothes, and hair clogging the drains…these are just of the few things you might have to live with if you move in with the...


Lesson of the Day: Short Films

We are most of the times very stubborn and hard headed, we tend not to find the lessons life beats down on us and we rely on others opinions, stories & experiences to give us the answers we are...


Nuestra bella Madrid

Y también nos gusta Madrid. La ciudad que crece y crece entre el llano y las montañas, en todas las direcciones posibles del espacio y del tiempo. Andamos sus calles, paseamos sus...