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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...


7 Inexpensive Ideas for Valentine's Day in Madrid

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and for a lot of people it represents a great opportunity to let the people you love know how much they mean to you. Commercial holiday aside, this day...


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...


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...


Thanksgiving in Madrid! Where to go?

  Thanksgiving is an American holiday celebrated traditionally to give thanks for the harvest. Today, many Americans carry on this tradition with the consumption of food. This is not your...


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Cross the Culture Barrier, a Chinese girl in Spain

Cross the Culture Barrier, a Chinese girl in Spain Cross the culture barrier! Whenever people mentioned Spain while I was in other countries, I always felt a strong connection with it, sometimes...


Best Flamenco in Madrid

When you think about Spain, what are the things that pop up in your mind? Sun, bullfights, paella and sangria? Yes, we have it all, but there is something more that is above all the others. A dance...