10 Reasons Why Madrid is the Best Gay Destination in Europe

There are many cities where you can let your true LGBT colors shine. Find out why we think Madrid makes the top of the list as the best gay destination in Europe.

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Running a Half Marathon 5 Years After Cancer

Five years ago I found a malignant tumor in my thigh. After treatment, it’s now behind me and I can focus on achieving my goals – like running a half marathon!

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Toledo: A Day Trip From Madrid

Discover all Toledo has to offer. Located at the top of a steep hill 70 km from Madrid, Toledo is an easy day trip on any visit to Spain.

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Surviving My First Week of Teaching English in Spain

I survived my first week as a language assistant teaching English in Spain after a year and a half of not “working” in the traditional sense. But I was anxious!

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Will I Meet the Challenge of Teaching?

I begin my new job as an English teaching assistant next month. The anticipation has me wondering if this something I’ll be good at and enjoy or totally regret.

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Wet & Wild Water War at La Batalla Naval

Spain is fond of its festivals and some of the best involve battles. Batalla Naval is a great water fight in the neighborhood of Vallecas outside central Madrid.

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The One Thing You Must Do When In Madrid

So what’s the one thing you must absolutely see when visiting Madrid? As new residents we dish the answer!

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Madrid’s Feria de la Tapa: A Worthy Foodie Event?

Feria de la Tapa brings a selection of 40 restaurants from around Madrid to a single location. But is it worth your visit?

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What to See On a Self Guided Walking Tour of Old Madrid

Discover what to see in Old Madrid on a self guided walking tour.We did the sightseeing guide from Lonely Planet Madrid to see historical places around the city.

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Apartment Hunting Abroad

Looking for an apartment abroad for the first time? This is our experience looking for a place in Madrid using various resources and websites.

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