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English Speaking Hairdressers in Madrid

English Speaking Hairdressers in Madrid

Having a haircut in your native country can be worrying at the best of times, but how do you contend with a language barrier on top of this? With this list of English speaking hair salons in Madrid, you can’t go wrong! Are you ready? C/Cuesto de Santo Domingo 10, 29013: 911693758 Although the name does not fill one with confidence, this salon is home to many English- speaking stylists. The service is notable and the average price for a…

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Going Green – Madrid for Vegetarians

Going Green – Madrid for Vegetarians

Visiting a city like Madrid can be daunting for a vegetarian – after all, Spain is famous for its meaty favourites like chorizo, croquetas de jamón and paella. But fear not – you don’t just have to stick to the bread basket when dining in Madrid! Here we let you in on the best spots for veggies and vegans alike in the city. Pum Pum Café Situated in the buzzing multicultural hub of Lavapiés, this converted butchers shop couldn’t have…

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Exciting October Events in Madrid!

Exciting October Events in Madrid!

Although the summer is now ‘officially’ over, Madrid remains as lively and exciting as ever. If you are in Madrid in October, here is just a taste of what you’re in for. ‘Drockula’ – 29, 30 and 31 October at Teatros Luchana Everyone has seen or read Dracula, one of the greatest horrors of all time haven’t they? But the real question is whether you’ve have plans to go and see the brilliant ‘Drockula’. Obviously it’s based on the classic…

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Crushing on Mercado El Huerto de Lucas

Crushing on Mercado El Huerto de Lucas

Before arriving in Madrid, I wasn’t sure what the mercado culture was like here but, within a few months after my arrival, I found I had fallen completely in love with it. First, with the most famous ones: San Miguel, San Anton, San Ildefonso. But my real market crush was El huerto de Lucas in Chueca area: the real jewel of the city. Situated in Calle San Lucas into the whole center of Madrid, it offers a breath of fresh…

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Gluten free guide to Madrid: Part 1

Gluten free guide to Madrid: Part 1

Hey Guiris! Are you gluten-free and not sure how to handle a new city? I sat down with a few of my classmates from AIL Madrid this week to put together the ultimate gluten free guide to Madrid, with everything you need to know to stay happy and healthy in Madrid. This week: Supermarkets! And stay posted because our tips for bakeries and restaurants are coming soon! Mercadona Mercadona Mercadona! Unlike BeetleJuice, this is something you desperately hope will appear…

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