All posts filed under: Madrid

Hello Madrid, I’m Back (Again)!

          A year ago, three of my friends decided to get their master’s degree in Madrid. Since then, their social media posts are nothing but fun. The “I should visit.” phrase was always on my mind. And I wasn’t alone. Suddenly, all my friends decided to book their plane tickets.           My friends are having the time of their lives, and it brings me so much joy to see them having fun in Europe every day. Every. Single. Day they have something planned that is sure to become an unforgettable moment.           Last month, I was randomly looking at plane tickets to see if I could possibly (maybe) go visit them for a few days. Luckily for me, I found a ticket so cheap that I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. At first I was like “Wait, where’s the trick? There has to be something wrong here?” But no, it was pure luck. Without hesitation, I booked it. And just like that …

4 days in Madrid sounds like a good idea!

Last weekend I had the opportunity to go to Europe for four days. When I planned this trip, it sounded like a good idea. I said to myself: I take the plane on Wednesday, arrive on Thursday morning, spend all Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning in Madrid, and then take a plane back to Miami around 5:00 PM. It sounded like the perfect plan! I had a great time in Madrid! I spent quality time with my cousin, who lives there and I never see, and hung out with two of my closest friends from home. My cousin took me to all the touristy places around the city and my friends from home made sure I had a great nightlife experience in Madrid. This trip made me realize many things that maybe I knew already but this trip made everything clearer. First, I realized that I’ve become very americanized and very used to the American culture. I thought maybe I could move to Madrid and get my masters degree there, but now I know …