You should live in Madrid at least once in your life. It’s a compact fun filled city with so much atmosphere. Here are 29 reasons why everyone needs to live in Madrid at least once…

Background (800x600)1. You can walk pretty much everywhere in the centre

2. You always bump into someone you know

3. There’s loads of students

4.  EVERYONE goes for drinks and tapas after work

5. Live music EVERYDAY and NGHT

6. It hardly ever rains here – 436mm a year on average!

San Miguel7. So the weather is amazing

8. San Miguel Market for it’s gourmet food

9. The biggest ZARA in the world on Gran Vía

10. Beautiful squares, full of bars, restaurants and atmosphere

11. Plaza Mayor

12. The sunset from Templo de Debod

DSCF264013. Indian food in Lavapies

14. The Prado Museum

15. The Reina Sofia

16. The Thyssen

17. The Caixa Forum

18. El Rastro – “If you can’t find it, you don’t need it” market.

El Ganzo19. Retiro Park and boat lake

20. There’s a night of the week for EVERYTHING

21. Malasaña is full of chic bars and boutiques

22. Sunday Afternoons in La Latina, with the rest of the city.

23. Fuencarral for shopping

24. San Gines Chocolate & Churros

25. Santiago Bernabéu & Real Madrid FC

San Gines26. Musicals

27. 3.5 million tourists visit Madrid each year

28. Madrid never stops partying

29. Sponge Life is based here, feel free to come and say hello!