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!

2019-01-17T18:41:47+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 [...]