Experience in Madrid,Spain by Brillianne

What is it like to live in Madrid? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

It is like the European version of New York City. The city never sleeps, people are out all day and night walking in the streets. Lights are everywhere. It’s a beautiful city to visit, party and learn about new cultures.


What is the student lifestyle like in Madrid?

It’s very good. Transport is so easy and accessible. And the prices are not that bad in my opinion.

How much does it cost to live in Madrid?

Transport is not that expensive as you can apply for a transport card that costs 20€ a month and you can use it whenever for anything.

Food and restaurants are a bit more pricey depending on where you eat but I’d give an estimate of 20-25€ for a full meal.

Rent is a bit pricey if you’re living in the Centre of the city however you can get roommates easily.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Madrid? Is there any advice you can give?

No, there’s a lot of websites that make it very easy to find a place to live.

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

The food is very different they have all kinds of food from different cultures. My favorite is Seafood paella (Spanish) and butter chicken (Indian).

What places would you recommend visiting in Madrid?

I would recommend visiting the Royal Palace and the Sabatini gardens, it’s beautiful. Also, visit Puerta del Sol. If you want to go clubbing, a good club is Kapital.


Is it good to eat out in Madrid? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Yes, it’s good. I like Taco Bell.

Is the nightlife good in Madrid? Where is good to go?

Yes, it’s very nice. If you google clubs in Madrid the majority of them are good.

What advice would you give future students heading to Madrid?

Don’t be scared, I was scared at first to leave home for a new place but if I didn’t come here I would have regretted it because it was the best decision in my life.

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