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17 01, 2019

Abono Transporte Madrid: Call It Commuting 🚌

2019-01-17T10:35:53+00:00Categories: Support, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to get an abono transporte in Madrid. Wondering how to get around the Community of Madrid? Smart Insiders is here to give tips on securing an abono transporte. There is a lot to consider before you go and buy an abono. Some examples are the zone of your school or work, how old [...]

22 12, 2018

December Celebrations Madrid: End 2018 with a bang! 🎉

2018-12-22T11:44:40+00:00Categories: Culture, News, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Let's toast to 2018! These are the events you can't miss... In Madrid from Christmas Eve (Nochebuena) until Three Kings Day (Dia de los Reyes) the celebration and holiday activities continue. There are many cultural traditions that are available to you during this time. 2019 is around the corner and SmartInsiders is back to to [...]

4 12, 2018

Nochevieja Universitaria: 3…2…1…Happy New Year!

2018-12-04T14:49:55+00:00Categories: News, Tips, Trips|Tags: , |0 Comments

What is Nochevieja Universitaria in Salamanca? Nochevieja Universitaria (University’s New Years Eve) in Salamanca is one of the biggest parties to end the year - and what better way to do it than with friends, new and old! The tradition came about because many students go home to spend the holidays [...]

29 11, 2018

Christmas Markets: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry :)

2018-12-04T10:40:10+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why should you attend a Christmas market? Christmas in Europe is a special time of year, filled with festivities and wonderful Christmas markets. With their many stalls of presents, beautiful lights, glasses of glühwein (warmed wine), and great holiday cuisine it seems like you are in a winter wonderland. Attending a European Christmas market [...]

25 11, 2018

Christmas Lights Madrid: Let’s Get Lit

2018-12-26T22:08:42+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Lights in Madrid Time has come for the streets of Madrid to be illuminated for the holiday season! Smart Insiders is here to give you the scoop for everything you need to know for how to get the most out of your Christmas lights experience. Also, 2018 will showcase a wide range of [...]

24 11, 2018

Europe Holiday Trip: You’re Eurotrippin’ if You Miss This!

2018-11-27T14:47:19+00:00Categories: Culture, News, Trips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Europe Trip: Hostel + Hotel Editions Find yourself staying in Madrid over the holidays wanting to travel Europe?  Take advantage of your time off by catching up on your country count! Smart Insiders has organized a Europe trip starting the day after Christmas, December 26th. Imagine 5 different countries, 10 cities, and a special [...]

17 11, 2018

Thanksgiving: How To Feast in Madrid

2018-11-26T15:19:21+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

How do we celebrate Thanksgiving in Madrid? For anyone studying or working abroad, this time of year can be a little somber with holiday festivities around the corner, but especially for Americans with Thanksgiving approaching next week. We know the warm and welcoming feeling this special day brings and it is hard to reproduce [...]

30 08, 2018

Consejos para preparar la maleta para tu viaje a Marruecos

2018-11-20T19:02:17+00:00Categories: Sin categorizar|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hacer la maleta para Marruecos Cuando nos proponemos viajar a Marruecos, normalmente surgen varias preguntas, entre ellas qué tipo de ropa llevar, ya que estamos viajando a un país musulmán. Aquí damos algunos consejos para que puedas preparar tu maleta con más tranquilidad. Actualmente Marruecos es un país muy abierto al turismo, no olvidemos [...]

19 03, 2018

Florence, one big museum

2018-03-19T12:16:05+00:00Categories: News|0 Comments

Florence, one big museum I’m going to take this opportunity to quote one of my friends. She’s been to Florence recently and when I asked how it was,  the first thing she said was: ‘Florence is just one big museum!’.  I couldn’t agree more. Before getting all crazy about the city, [...]

22 02, 2018

Belgium, where is that again?

2018-03-14T12:04:35+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Belgium, where is that again? I’ve had it several times. You have a nice chat with someone and of course one of the first questions you ask is: ‘where you’re from’. Believe it or not, but when I say Belgium, you can see some people think: “Where is this exotic country hidden...?”. To be [...]

27 01, 2017

7 reasons to visit Valencia this year!

2017-07-20T15:36:34+00:00Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

1. First Heritage Fallas: The renowned Fallas Festival will be more special than ever this year, as it  celebrates its new status as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity awarded by UNESCO in November. From 15 to 19 March the streets and squares of the city will fill with huge papier-mache sculptures, offering in many cases a satirical review [...]

19 10, 2016

Finding a way

2017-03-22T13:54:52+00:00Categories: News, Support|0 Comments

When you’ve just arrived in a new city, there are two ways in finding your way around. The technology or the people. So there are no real tips probably for finding a way somewhere. You just do it or you don't. Well, of course there are different ways of doing it. Nowadays it is , I [...]

19 10, 2016

A slice of the language

2017-03-22T13:54:52+00:00Categories: News, Support|0 Comments

Today at lunchtime I went for the food. I was trying to find something that wasn't a fast food restaurant so I went down a smaller side street which seemed appealing to me. I found a quite small bar where they had some food menus.  The officiant who showed me a way to the table was [...]

22 09, 2016

Underworld of Madrid – a good start to experience all the worlds

2017-03-22T13:54:55+00:00Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

For many people Metro is probably the first adventure when arriving to Madrid (the airport doesn't count). Yes, I call it adventure. That was not my first metro ride but it was first experience with metro ticket machine. Had to give it two tries though. The thing not to freak about and keep in mind is [...]