All posts tagged Spain

Advice I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Madrid

Whilst your year abroad may be the time of your life, the process leading up to it is pretty stressful and, even for the most seasoned traveller, moving abroad can […]

A Mini-Guide to Spain’s Provinces

Whether you’re deciding on a location for your year abroad or simply looking for your next holiday destination, this mini-guide is the perfect place to start exploring Spain. As you’ll […]

5 Unmissable Cultural Centres in Madrid  

Art exhibitions, concerts, quirky cafes, study spaces and gift shops: these cultural centres have it all; and what’s more, they’re usually free. Spain has made an effort to accommodate the vast number […]

Day Trips for an Escape from Madrid

Whilst Madrid has absolutely captivated me, the Spanish capital can get a bit claustrophobic at times. It may have a lot to offer but it is still a relatively small […]

A Foreigner’s Guide to Madrid’s Barrios

Barrio (/ˈbarɪəʊ/) – a district of a town in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries. Want to visit the Spanish capital but don’t know where to stay? Are you an Erasmus student […]

8 things to do in Madrid for under €5

Whilst Madrid is one of Europe’s cheaper cities, it’s still a capital city and therefore carries a larger price tag than many other destinations on the continent. But the price […]

Four Things I Wish I Knew Before Studying Abroad

So, you’re studying abroad. Firstly, I’m so jealous, can I please come with you? Secondly… I imagine you are vomiting at the very thought of it! Let’s face it, moving […]

Year Abroad. Part 16: Buenas Noches

So, Madrid called. They said they wanted to see me, so I popped over for the weekend, and, with my girl being a native, despite her misleading blonde hair, I […]

Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]