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Where to Do Yoga in Madrid

by Katie Goldstein Yoga is a great way to get a workout, relax, and focus on things you easily forget in the hubbub of city life. The offering of yoga classes in Madrid is quite diverse, both in terms of … Continue reading

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When and Where to Eat Cocido Madrileño

by Marina Diez Cocido is a very filling stew, especially recommended for cold winter days, or for when you have been toiling away in the open air and need to get some of your energies back. It is usually served … Continue reading

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How to Get a Job Teaching English in Madrid

by Katie Goldstein The easiest way for an English-speaking expat to earn a living in this city is to teach English. There’s always demand for teachers—it’s up to you how you decide to market yourself. There are two main routes … Continue reading

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How to Find a Job in Madrid

by Amy Menchhofer You’ve landed in Madrid, passed through customs, and checked into your temporary digs at one of the city’s hostels. But you’re not looking for a whirlwind tour of the Spanish capital. You’re looking to stay. So, first … Continue reading

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Top Five Tips for Being a Good Intercambio

by Amy Menchhofer So you’ve got an intercambio. Now what? Ideally an intercambio is about fun and learning and perfecting another language. But the first couple times will perhaps feel like something between a job interview and a first date. … Continue reading

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Where to Stay in Madrid, Part I: Hostales

by Katie Goldstein If you’re not too fussed about staying in a hotel, Madrid’s hostales are often homier and better value. Generally speaking, these are clean and friendly places with basic amenities and the price to match. What could be … Continue reading

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How to Get an Intercambio in Madrid

by Amy Menchhofer Whether you’re looking for a new friend or just good conversation, the intercambio is one of the most useful tools to help the expat assimilate to his new home (or to help any local to get away … Continue reading

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