The Super Bowl from the Non-American perspective

American football is the most popular sport in the USA, followed by baseball and auto racing so it isn’t hard to understand how important the Super Bowl is for Americans. It is so paramount that...


Es difícil decir adiós...a blog from a student leaving Madrid

I cannot believe that in less than a week I will be back in Minnesota. Back to the frigid winters. Back to basic life. Can this be real? Well apparently so. Madrid has quickly become my home, and now...


7 Must Haves for Studying Abroad

  Study abroad? Here are 7 must haves to make the best study abroad experience. “Must haves” is a strong phrase, however these tips will help you make your experience smooth and fun!  ...


5 words you should know before travelling to Spain

Spanish is a very diverse language. From Latin America, Europe, and even Africa, Spanish has influence, culture and location. In Spain alone there are many languages spoken along with Spanish, yet...


A Quick Guide to Prepare for Erasmus

Preparing for your Erasmus experience can be exciting and nerve-wrecking at the same time. Although global culture is growing, it is easy to have a completely different experience in one country...


My life and work experience in Madrid

by Melissa Ung (intern from the Netherlands). What is it like to live in Madrid? Read here about my experience in daily life, job, food, nightlife and Spanish culture. I can’t believe that it’s...


New Year's Eve in Madrid

  Whether you realize it or not, many countries have their own traditions for bring in the New Year. New Years is celebrated around the world and is a time to look forward to a new start....


Merry Christmas around the world

"Merry Christmas" in many languages         Afrikaans - Een Plesierige Kerfees Albanian -- Gezuar Krishtlindje Arabic - I'd Miilad Said Oua Sana Saida Armenian - Shenoraavor Nor...


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...