Destination: Spain

All the information you'll ever need about living in Madrid as an expat. From how to buy a train ticket to the best places to watch the football.

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I don’t know about you but this time of year is a bit grim isn’t it? Christmas and all those festivities have gone, cold days, no bank holidays for ages, summer is six months away still...


Christmas is just around the corner now and I’ll be heading home to London soon to celebrate with my family. Singing Christmas carols. Meeting my friends at the pub before midnight mass. Eating turkey, roast potatoes and stuffing. Christmas pudding. Mince pies. Christmas crackers. Going to Kempton Park for the King George VI Chase. Boxing Day football.


Barcelona vs Real Madrid. Leo Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo. A titanic battle between two of the powerhouses of world football is just around the corner. The first Clasico of the season takes place on December 3, with Luis Enrique and Zinedine Zidane’s men once again vying for top spot in La Liga.


Spain is a popular destination for expats from all over the world. According to figures from the Office of National Statistics, there are almost 4.5 million foreigners living in the country, around 10% of the population.


In today’s ever more competitive scramble for jobs graduates need something that separates them from the rest. From core skills and competencies to speaking different languages graduates need to think about having more than one string in their bow.