Study Abroad

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...


Places you can visit in Madrid when you are learning Spanish

  Thousands of people travel from foreign countries every year to learn Spanish while visiting the main city in Spain: Madrid. Madrid is one of the most important cities in Europe, from an...


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!  ...


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...


Things you only understand if you live in (are from) Spain

Things you only understand if you live in (are from) Spain The tracksuit is not to be used for running or at the gym; with the tracksuit you make paellas and climb on a mountain. The expression...


Studying Abroad & Medical Insurance

Medical insurance is one of those things students either avoid or ignore altogether when preparing to study abroad. There are a million stories about the inconveniences of having to pay your medical...


Erasmus Isn't What I Thought It Was, It's Better!

You arrive in the country and city you've chosen months in advanced, you've found a place to live, you've scheduled all of your classes, and this tingling feeling starts at your back and works its...


When to look for housing abroad?

Every fall and spring semester there is a massive wave of students that travel abroad to study. According to NAFSA 50,000 students studied in Spain, of which 15,000 traveled to Madrid for...


New Place to Live in Madrid

Hey folks, that's right we have opened up a brand new place in Madrid that we know you will love. It's got everything, Ipod dock, private showers and much much more! If luxury is what you’re looking...


Johan's Housing Adventures

Our friend Johan, all the way from France shares with us his experience in Madrid. Specifically his housing experience, given that he knows what it's like trying to find housing in Madrid, he wants...