Been there, done that…

There are a lot of things to both do and see in Madrid, so let us just for some time (the time it takes to read this) imagine that I am your guide. I would tell you to meet up at Puerta del Sol (the sun gate), which is the very centre of not only…
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July 22, 2019 | by

Story telling 4: Dave, New Castle

Time for a change. Hi, I am Dave. I am 25 years old and I´m from Newcastle in the UK. I am about to finish my studies in international politics and foreign affairs, and I don’t know what to do next. I am considering three options; I could start applying for jobs and going for…
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July 19, 2019 | by

The wonderful, NEW Gran Via

Once you started your TEFL course in Madrid, you need to find out WHERE Gran Via is, because you will soon find out WHAT it is. It is sprawling, bustling, lively, tempting, noisy, vibrant, full of energy, full of people, families, small children, not so small children, beggars, prostitutes, big city women in expensive outfits,…
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July 15, 2019 | by

Malasaña Madrid, back to the present

Malasaña has been compared to Brooklyn in New York City or Shoreditch in London. Imagine these two areas before they became overpriced tourist traps and hey presto, you get Malasaña. It has grown from the 60’s hippy hangout frequented by the likes of Almodavar and Alaska to a varied, energetic mix of past and present.

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