El Gordo: The Spanish Christmas Lottery

Once December hits the city of Madrid is flooded with Christmas tradition, and El Gordo is one of them! This is a tradition that goes beyond a simple lottery, it’s the second longest continuously running lottery in the world and…

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Sports in Madrid – An overview!

Madrid is a passionate city and fitness culture is no exception! Madrid offers a large amount of sports activities both indoor and outdoor, which you can do on a daily basis or whenever it best fits your schedule. There are…

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Fame in Spain: Elsa Pataky

Most people know her as that lucky woman who married Thor. But here in Spain, Elsa Pataky is known as a geniune Madrileño success story!  Her parents were both very successful in their respective fields and they certainly supported Elsa…

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Meet Citylife Madrid: Teddy!

Helloooo everyone 🙂 I’m Teddy. I’m from Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, but I’ve been living here in Madrid for 14 years! I came to study Business Administration at Universidad de Alcalá de Henares and after that I just stayed!…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Bacalao con Tomate

Typically, Spanish seafood is pretty…lets say, straightforward. Most dishes have nothing to hide and you will see eyes, tentacles and all the gooey bits that come with it ;). It took me a while to get used to Spanish seafood,…

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Madrid Hosts World Pride 2017!

Did you know that Madrid is one of the most accepting and open cities in the entire world? In reality, Madrid supports gay pride all year round. But, once a year the city gathers to celebrate the LGBT community in…

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Odd Spanish Expressions: Echar Agua al Mar!

I think, for the first time ever, we finally have an odd Spanish expression that actually translates to something that makes sense in English! Echar Agua al Mar means “to throw water into the sea“. This in an idiom used…

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