An Interview with Nuri Zubiri – Crecimiento Teatral

(A note for our English-speaking community members: This retreat and most of our communications about it will be in Spanish. We've created this interview with Nuri, and this quick breakdown to help you understand what this retreat is all about, and feel welcome. If...

A Madrid Staycation

On every bench and patch of grass you’ll find a sunbather soaking up the glorious warm rays. When you walk down the street you’ll see groups of teenagers laughing and chatting in foreign languages. You deftly escape crowds of tourists following a yellow umbrella, and...

5 Minutes with Tilman Zens

Where are you from and what brings you to Madrid? I was born in a small village in Germany’s Mosel region, but then grew up in Frankfurt am Main. After living in Cleveland (USA), Santiago de Chile and a few other cities in Germany, I found my hometown of choice in...

Everything You Need to Know About Retreats

What is a retreat? Nowadays when we talk about retreats, we mean a period of time (usually from a long weekend to two weeks) spent in a specific place with a group of other people, with the intention of recharging, learning new things, and making stronger bonds with...

What Makes a Mastermind?

Who are the Masterminders? Our Masterminders are a group of people who come together once a month to talk about a topic we’re interested in. We have video directors, VAs, travel agents, branding experts, secretaries, graphic designers, digital marketers, website...

7 Day Trips from Madrid

Whilst we love our beautiful city, it’s nice to get out and breath some fresher air and see some new sights. Luckily Madrid has so many wonderful places right on our doorstep. We also know that time is a precious commodity and you might only have a day to travel, so here are our recommendations for easy day trips from Madrid.

Staying Healthy and Happy in Madrid

To outside eyes, Spain can seem a pretty daunting place to maintain a healthy lifestyle. According to the OECD Better Life Index, Spain ranks highly in terms of Health, Safety, and Quality of Life, with the average life expectancy across the country being 83 years....

5 Minutes with Sandy Allain

Sandy is a famous face around Plázida, bringing his SEO and website building expertise to our monthly mastermind sessions, as well as a cracking sense of humour. He’s also the best digital nomad in the group, always seeming to be in a new and beautiful place. He took...

5 Minutes with Daniela Furtado

Daniela Furtado is behind Stinky Tofu Food Talks in Madrid, and a staple of the digital nomad/creative entrepreneur community here. And we were lucky enough to talk to her for 5 minutes.

Busting Myths About Coworking

“It’s too social.” Sometimes when we think of coworking, we imagine a vast room full of many people talking loudly on the phone. We imagine a busy atmosphere that’s impossible to work in. However, this is not the case. A coworking is first and foremost a place for...

Checklist to Prioritise Your Day

We’re all busy people, and the internet has provided us with many amazing resources. So when we’re stressed, we have too much to do, and we feel overwhelmed...sometimes we turn to the technology for help. There are hundreds if not thousands of apps available that...

Easy Weekends Away from Madrid

Ironically, one of the joys of living in Madrid is how easy and cheap it can be to leave for a few days! With plenty of national holidays and great transport options to the rest of Europe and beyond, the eager traveler is hardly left wanting....