Student housing Madrid Blog
Jul21

My time in Spain

Katherine Bening Studying at Rey Juan Carlos and Marketing internship at MadridEasy This semester in Madrid has been a wonderful adventure for me and I am so grateful for it. I came to Madrid in January from a small city in the Midwest of the US called Des Moines, Iowa. I study communications at the… Read More

Jul13

MEALS TO TRY IN THE SUMMER

Summer in Spain is really hot and food has a huge impact on how your body reacts to the temperatures. You better forget about heavy meals and go for light, refreshing food that will keep you hydrated and that your body will process more easily. Here are some ideas of meals you could opt for… Read More

Jul6

Easy DIY Projects to Transform Your Apartment in Madrid

Easy DIY projects to transform your apartment in Madrid Sometimes rentals can feel a bit small and it’s hard to make them feel like home. Do-it-yourself projects are a great way to create some more space, organize your items, add some personal flare to your apartment all while saving money! There is an abundance of… Read More

Jun29

Tips for Avoiding Pick Pockets in Madrid

Tips for Avoiding Pick Pockets in Madrid Being the capital of Spain, visitors traveling to Madrid worry it is a dangerous city. However, Madrid along with other cities in Spain actually have a very low crime rate. You will find that the police are reliable, guns are controlled, and most areas of the city are… Read More

Jun22

San Juan Festival in Spain

San Juan Festival in Spain La Noche de San Juan is one of the many festivals that happen in Spain throughout the year. On the night of the summer solstice, June. 23rd, Spain has a tradition unlike any other. It is a very special event that takes place, originating from Pagan beliefs and superstitions. The night consists of people… Read More

Jun15

Madrid, the European San Francisco – World Pride 2017

San Fransisco has been a leader for LGTB+ right in the U.S., just as Madrid has been one of the main leaders for LGBT+ rights in Europe. Madrid is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world. Human rights are prioritized by the citizens and the political leaders, and the atmosphere and culture reflect… Read More

Jun8

The Chueca Neighbourhood

This neighbourhood in Madrid is named after the compositor Federico Chueca and it has become a major hub for the LGBT community neighbourhood (Lesbians Gays Bisexuals and Transsexuals) of Madrid. The walls of Metro in Chueca are painted with the gay flag to symbolize the pride that Chueca has. Chueca offers many interesting things to… Read More

Jun8

Weekend trips around Madrid

       Madrid City is full of great places like museums, bars, historical buildings… But outside of Madrid, you can also discover so many places full of history or just with beautiful landscapes! And the public transport is very efficient, so most of the time, you don’t have to spend a single € if… Read More

Jun1

Retiro Neighborhood

If you value being close to the centre of Madrid, but also enjoy a bit of peace and quiet from time to time as well as the outdoors, then the Retiro neighbourhood is a good place for you! While Gran Vía, Sol, La Latina, Malasaña and other central neighbourhoods are exciting and have a lot… Read More

May25

5 ideas how to use your free time in Madrid!

Already done with the classes and exams? If yes, congratulations! Now you have a lot of free time and make sure that you use it 100 as you are in one of the coolest cities in!  Explore, discover new places or visit the ones that you always wanted to visit! In this blog post, we… Read More