How to choose the best Spanish schools in Spain?

Have you made the decision to study Spanish in the home of the Spanish language?  The process of learning a second language is very enriching and the right teachers can keep you motivated to really improve your level and reach your goals.  However, given that there is an overwhelming amount of information about Madrid and […]

Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Spain

Ahead of the Game of Thrones season 7 finale this weekend, we are paying homage to the incredible landscapes and backdrops of this iconic series. From Northern Ireland and Iceland, to southern Croatia, Malta and Morocco, we have seen many countries playing a starring role in George R.R. Martin’s epic creation. Season 6 and 7, […]

The best festivals in Spain (part 1)

One of the fun and unique aspects that Spain has to offer is the huge variety of traditional festivals which are celebrated year after year throughout the different regions of the country. Of course 2017 will be no different, these celebrations are already being organized and you can be a part of them! In this […]

Sangría recipe

The temperatures are rising in Madrid and everyone is craving a nice, refreshing beverage. Check out our sangría recipe so you can enjoy it at home. ¡Salud! Ingredients (For 8-10 people) 1 lemon 1 orange 1  apple 2 peaches 1 litre of red wine Half a litre of lemon soda Half a litre of orange […]

Difference between the DELE and SIELE

The Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) and the International Spanish Language Evaluation Service (SIELE) are both internationally recognized certifications that test your level of Spanish, but what exactly is the difference between them? In summary: The DELE proves your level of proficiency in Spanish. Each candidate chooses which level they would like […]

10 sentences to survive on your first day in Spain

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you will probably need to know a few sentences to survive on your first day in Spain. We know that when you “take land” in a new country and you don’t know the language it is really difficult to communicate with others. That’s why LAE Madrid gives you […]

How to be a good Spanish Student

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few tips on how to become a good Spanish student. Studying only comes naturally to a few lucky ones but as children we all studied every day without even noticing it and we were excellent at it. We learnt to walk, […]

Banks in Spain

If you are planning to learn Spanish, you need to know a few things about the banks in Spain You’ll obviously need cash during your time in Madrid and it would be wise to take the following into account before your trip to Spain: Your bank at home may have partner banks in Spain that […]

Mobile Phones in Spain

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about the mobile phones in Spain. It is something you should purchase right away if you don’t have a mobile device already. There are a few different ways you can buy a phone. One way is to buy a prepaid […]

Learn Spanish, Date Natives-Speed Dating!

‘¿Cuál sería tu cita perfecta?  ¿Qué buscas en otra persona?’ Questions like these are important to learn before you sign up for a language exchange speed dating activity. LAE Madrid’s cultural activities are not standard! We love to create new and fun ways to practice Spanish while learning more about the local culture. With that […]

Spain is different!

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about our country When you arrive in Spain for your Spanish classes, you will see and learn why we say Spain is different. It’s possible that because of the awesome weather, which is significantly better than the rest of […]

Lost in Translation

Spanish is said by many to be quite an easy language to pick up (for English speakers), due to it being phonetic and having a lot of words with Latin roots, making them similar to English. Often if you don’t know a word in Spanish you can have a stab in the dark by adding […]

Let There Be Sangría & Jamón Tapas!

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about the Sangría & Jamón culture La Aventura Española Spanish Academy believes in creating a dynamic and interactive classroom atmosphere that inspires and motivates students to learn Spanish. In fact, LAE Madrid gives its students the opportunity to completely […]

Sexy Spanish and Salsa Dance Lessons

Spain is famous for Flamenco, we all know this! Here at LAE Madrid we are keeping up with the trends, and right now Latino dance is becoming more and more popular in Madrid. LAE Madrid’s cultural activity, “Spicy Spanish Salsa Lessons”, is a fun, music-filled event to get everyone ready to talk and dance at […]

Parks in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about parks in Madrid Madrid is one of the greenest capital cities in the world with a multitude of parks, including: Retiro Park is a truly beautiful place. Long, tree-lined boulevards as well as narrow paths crisscross the lovely park. […]

Sentences for the first day of Spanish class

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you will probably need to know a few sentences that can help you on the first day of Spanish class. We know that the first day of class can be tough. You don’t know what to do or say, so here at LAE Madrid we have made our own […]

Embassies in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know how to find your country’s embassy in Madrid La Aventura Española is a multicultural school. Our students in Spanish courses come from different countries, so here you have a list with some of the embassies in Madrid in case you need to contact any of […]

Food and drink by neighborhood in Madrid: Malasaña

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about each neighborhood in Madrid. MALASAÑA We asked several of the La Aventura Española students their favorite food and drink spots in neighborhood Malasaña. Barrio Malasaña is a trendy, lively part of Madrid’s city centre. Malasaña district is situated North of […]

Guide to looking for accommodation in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about accommodation in Madrid If you are coming to Madrid for your Spanish classes normally accommodation is at the top of your list to organize. At LAE Madrid there are some accommodation options (shared apartments, host family or student […]

How to find a language exchange meetup in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Madrid, you need to know a few ways of finding a place to practice in language exchange in Madrid. When arriving to Madrid it common to hear the term “intercambio” and like many you ask “What’s that?” La Aventura Española is here to give you the break […]

Flamenco in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to see a flamenco show and enjoy a piece of Andalucía in Madrid In La Aventura Española we know that students in Spanish courses like to do typical Spanish activities like go for tapas,  take a nap, etc. That is why we want to […]

Having fun in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about how to have fun in Madrid It is seriously impossible not to have fun in Madrid. It is an amazing capital city that speaks to everyone, no matter what your interests are! Nightlife “I have never been to […]

Museums in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about the museums in Madrid When people think of museums in Madrid, they usually think of the ‘Golden Triangle of Art’, which consists of these three world-famous art museums: El Prado is one of the most important art museums […]

Madrid Nightlife

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, there are a few things you need to know about Madrid nightlife. Nightlife Madrid has the best nightlife in Europe, full of fun and excitement! From intimate piano bars to massive clubs, there’s something for everyone. The heart of the city, Sol, is packed with some […]

Spanish Food in Madrid

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know a few things about Spanish food. You’ve probably heard it before, but the cuisine in Madrid is excellent! Spanish food is simply delicious, healthy, Mediterranean, and offered in a vast variety of ways. Compared to other European countries, such as the UK, […]

Travel Documents Necessary to Come to Spain

If you are planning to learn Spanish in Spain, you need to know which travel documents will be asked of you. You will need a valid passport to enter Spain, unless you are coming from a country within the Schengen zone (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, […]