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Erasmus blog Madrid

  • Spain, Day Three

    We have already seen most of Madrid, however simply looking at buildings isn't the same as understanding their historical importance. Of course, you can always Google all these facts, but in my opinion that is a very boring approach. Therefore, we went on a free walking...

    0 by Katarina, 2 years ago
  • Spain, Day Two

    Madrid is a huge city and there is a lot to see. We were lucky enough to have a friend living there to show us around. We were supposed to meet him at the very famous statue of a bear with the tree. Now, when someone says the words "bear"...

    0 by Katarina, 2 years ago
  • Spain, Day One

    It was February 2017 when I visited this country with my friends Marta and Bella. Maybe it sounds crazy going on a trip in February, but you must have in mind that while most of the world is freezing, Spain has a nice 20 degrees temperature. The plan was crazy – 4...

    0 by Katarina, 2 years ago
  • Impress me in Madrid

    'Is it your first time in Madrid? ' 'What?! ' Greg couldn't hear her through resounding music. 'No. I mean yes! I've been here for a week, but yeah, it's my first time. They were standing right next to the speaker on the lower floor of the nightclub. He: tall, dark...

    0 by Michal, 2 years ago
  • Places to go in Madrid

    I have visited Madrid twice now – once on holiday in 2013 and once in 2015 visiting a friend on her year abroad there whilst I was living in Barcelona. From Catalunya’s capital, you can take a train from Sants train station to Madrid’s Atocha station and you will...

    0 by Lucinda, 2 years ago
  • Madrid - My Majesty! (Part 1)

    Why should I visit Madrid? It’s hard to explain why I visited Madrid; when arrived at Tarragona, near Barcelona, for my one year exchange, many friends advised me against visiting Madrid, they said Barcelona is better than Madrid. To compare, Barcelona is more...

    2 by Hoàng, 2 years ago
  • I spent less than 200 euros for 4 days in Madrid and here's how I did it.

    You do not know me well if you do not know that I love traveling but I am also always broke. If you follow me on social media you probably know that two months ago I spent four days in Spain with my best friend. "So how did you pay for the trip Cris if you claim you are...

    0 by Cristian, 2 years ago
  • Madrid: Sushi

    Besides pizza being my favourite staple food, I also need to satisfy my sushi craving, which is very important also for a balanced diet (need some of those omega-3s). I started eating sushi since I was maybe 7 years old or so, and my aunt, uncle, mom and dad would take...

    0 by E, 2 years ago
  • Madrid: Pizza

    I am extremely fond of pizza (and pasta); Italian food is probably something which I can eat every day and not get tired of it. However, it has to be good, and when I say good, I don't mean any Domino's, Pizza Hut, Papa John's or Telepizza. Out of all these big pizza...

    0 by E, 2 years ago
  • Madrid - Picasso and Guernica Masterpiece

    Madrid – Picasso and Guernica Masterpiece Source Museo National del Prado I have lost my SD camera card in Madrid so I have to use the photos from the internet. Madrid - Spain Precious Collection of Museums. Returning to Madrid in the second time, I spent all my...

    0 by Hoàng, 2 years ago
  • The unknown village of Madrid: Quijorna.

    A village far, far away. While living in Madrid, I often visited my best friend and her family who live in a far away, unknown village in the district of Madrid. This little town is called Quijorna, although we always joke that it's really called Narnia or Mordor....

    0 by E, 2 years ago
  • The perfect Flat in Madrid! (Lavapies)

    Last year, I booked a room in a shared flat at Uniplaces in the neigbourhood ''Lavapiés'' in Madrid. The most funny thing was, that the name of the street was, Calle dos Hermanas'' which means, Street two sisters'' in spanish. And I have two sisters! What a funny...

    0 by Google, 2 years ago
  • Experience in Madrid

    What's it like to live in Madrid? Do you recommend it? How is the city? Madrid is a really fantastic city. I'm lucky to have been born, lived and worked there for several summers and I have to admit that it's undoubtedly my favourite Spanish city. It is the typical city...

    0 by Daniela, 2 years ago
  • Places around Madrid

    I am going to describe best places around Madrid I visited during my 5-month Erasmus stay there. You can visit many places around Madrid with your Abono joven (public transport card). And if you know where to go, you can have great trips. It can be one Saturday when you...

    0 by Ana, 2 years ago
  • Where to get free Wifi everywhere in Madrid

    How to survive in Madrid without a data phone plan If you're a really cheap person like me, then you're going to find this useful. Like I've said in my last posts, I've been living in Madrid for 2 years and during this whole time I haven't used or needed a Spanish phone...

    0 by E, 2 years ago
  • My top 5 secret untouristy tourist places to visit in Madrid while on a budget

    Source I love traveling. I love experiencing a different culture and language and taking in unique views of a new city I'm visiting. Who doesn't? But taveling can scarcely be appreciated when there are hundreds of other tourists around you, making you feel...

    0 by E, 2 years ago
  • My unsolicited solicited advice: The most touristy places to visit in Madrid while on a budget

    While living here for two years, my grandfather, aunt, mom and dad, and several friends have come to visit me. This obviously means that I've had the pleasure of giving them a tour of the city. The. Same. Old. Tour. Source I know just about every touristy spot here,...

    0 by E, 2 years ago
  • The Royal Palace of Madrid

    Madrid Madrid has been an active settlement since prehistoric times. The streets of this city on summer nights and why not in winter are full of cosy restaurants and bars.In the weekends, you can sit with friends on one of the open verandas and enjoy a glass of wine.In...

    0 by Karine, 2 years ago
  • Apps that will save your life in Madrid

    Official Madrid Metro Map App (Free) This app shows you the routes on the Madrid metro; it tells you things like the closest metro stop to you and it advises you if there are any reparation works on any of the lines. When any of the lines don't work, there are free...

    0 by Ross, 2 years ago
  • Get to know Madrid in 3 Days

    Day 1 Breakfast Start your day with one of my top breakfast choices. Federal Café is a calm little place located in Plaza de las Comendadoras and they offer an extensive list of breakfast options varying from toasts such as brioche with maple syrup, pears and ricotta,...

    0 by Lucrezia, 2 years ago

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