Christmas activities for children in Madrid

Christmas activities for children in Madrid

Christmastime is exciting at any age, but it really is the most wonderful time of the year when you’re smaller than one of Santa’s elves. All year long, (hopefully) your little ones have been on their best behaviour in order to be put on Santa’s nice list, so why not...
Top tips for learning Spanish in family

Top tips for learning Spanish in family

One of the most common questions I get asked by clients who are taking their first Steps into Spain is how crucial it is to have some knowledge of Spanish before arriving. I always put their minds at ease. As mentioned in a previous entry, it is possible to live in...
How to Celebrate Halloween in Madrid  2021

How to Celebrate Halloween in Madrid 2021

Insights into living overseas : Halloween in Madrid, Spain For families that are beginning to settle into their overseas experience in Madrid, Halloween can be a fun festival that reassures the whole family that some traditions do indeed cross borders, cultures and...
Summer in Madrid with kids

Summer in Madrid with kids

The countdown is on for summer school holidays – a time many of us working parents approach with a mix of anticipation and trepidation. We all know that school holidays are important for children (and teachers) as they offer a break from the routine and demands of...
A Spanish Christmas Feast

A Spanish Christmas Feast

What will you eat this Christmas in Spain? If this is your family’s first Christmas in Spain, then there are a few important things to know. Firstly, Spanish families usually celebrate their big Christmas meal on the 24th (Nochebuena), at night time with their...
Spanish Christmas traditions

Spanish Christmas traditions

If this will be your first time celebrating Christmas in Spain then it is high time to learn about typical Spanish Christmas customs or traditions as they might differ from those to which you are already accustomed. Below we’ve listed some that you may just need...
Top Family friendly neighbourhoods Madrid

Top Family friendly neighbourhoods Madrid

Choosing the right family neighbourhood in Madrid can be a difficult decision because there are so many factors to consider – budget, schools, commute, outdoor activities, bars, restaurants etc. To make life a little easier and to help ease the decision making...