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Gardening in Madrid

Living in the city makes dreams of a backyard garden seem impossible, but it’s amazing what you can do with a few window boxes or a patio pot garden. Whether you just want to add some color and life to your home or actually grow some fresh, edible treats, ...

Pareja de hecho: making residency easier one couple at a time

For many non-EU foreigners, living in Spain legally is debacle numero uno. No easy solution exists, whether it’s finding a company to sponsor you, or a significant other willing to fully commit to ma-ma-ma-marriage. Locating a street in Madrid without obras would be easier. But recently, something very unexpected ...

Mental Health Resources

Moving abroad can be exhilarating, exciting, and truly one of the best experiences in your life. But let’s not kid ourselves, there are times when it can be a difficult and overwhelming process. Each situation is unique and there are many factors that can determine whether or not you ...

Parque del Oeste's "Secret Garden"

Parque del Oeste's "Secret Garden" Shortly after moving to Madrid, I set out to explore the city’s parks and green spaces. I started with Parque del Buen Retiro and then headed over to the Parque del Oeste. With my brother in tow, and luckily also my camera, we started ...

Madrid on the cheap

Madrid on the cheap Want to save some money? Living in Madrid can be pricey, despite it being a relatively inexpensive capital city. Groupon, LetsBonus, Planeo. Do these words mean anything to you? If not, they should. These three websites are incredible ways to experience a city for a very ...