5 Reasons to Pack Your Bags and Move to Valencia

Valencia is an expat’s beloved choice for its affordable rental prices, quality of life, and of course, the accessibility to the beach. Anyone can tell you that living in Valencia is a wonderful experience – but why? Here are 5 reasons you should pack your bags and move to Valencia!…

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10 Habits You DEFINITELY Pick Up When Living in London

Living in London is an exciting adventure everyone should experience at least once. But by slowly becoming a Londoner, you actually develop some habits you might never do in other cities. London is all about time management, tube etiquette, and how to survive it on a budget. Here are 10…

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4 Stunning Day Trips from Paris

Many that come to the charming city of Paris refuse to leave – we can totally understand. But did you know that towns and cities near Paris can become an excellent day or weekend trip? If you’re looking to extend your Paris adventure, or are an expat looking for an…

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Tips for Erasmus Students in Barcelona

So, you’ve decided to become an Erasmus student in Barcelona, huh? Well, you’re in for quite an adventurous time. Barcelona prides itself on being one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Spain and benefits from having fantastic people mixed with awesome culture – and let’s not forget to…

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7 Rooftop Bars in London With the Best View

Ah, London. Exploring London from the ground is exciting on its own, but have you ever taken a moment and checked out some of the best rooftop bars in London? You’d be surprised – they’re not all luxurious and they’re certainly an excellent scene for a date, New…

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The Most Romantic Neighbourhoods of the European Capitals

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – what will your day look like? Have you planned your outing yet? Don’t worry – we have your back. We asked local experts which are the most romantic places and neighbourhoods of Paris, Brussels, Rome, Barcelona and London! These are the most…

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6 European Cities with Best Views EVER

Europe is absolutely magical. The mesh of different cultures, the way the cities bring a different atmosphere and the tall buildings offering best city views. What more could you ask for? Looking for accommodation in any of these cities? Visit Spotahome.com! Here are 6 European Cities with Best Views!…

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Where to Find the Best Views in London

London is magical and its tall buildings enable you to enjoy some of the best views of the city, all while having dinner, or by just going to the bathroom (really). London is blessed with an ever-changing enchanting skyline, but unless you do your research before, there’s a chance…

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5 Breathtaking Parks in Madrid You Should Visit

Madrid is magical. And for a traditional Spanish city, it sure does have a surprising amount of absolutely breathtaking parks where you can chill away your worries and enjoy the Spanish sun. And it’s not just grass – these parks feature rose gardens, mazes and sunset views – what more could…

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15 Side Effects of Living in Madrid

15. Expecting tapas with your every meal. Even when you’re no longer in Spain. 14. Not understanding why clubs close before 7am back home. 13. You learn that the word ‘mañana’ could also mean ‘in 6 months’ when it comes to getting things done. 12. Chupitos. Chupitos. Chupitos. Chupitos.…

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5 Awesome and Quirky Bars in Paris

Paris is known for its trendy and chic atmosphere. Sightseeing, shopping and more shopping. But where do you go when you want to visit quirky bars in Paris? Truth be told, quirky bars in Paris can be found just about anywhere – and their concepts are some of the most creative…

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5 Things to Do Before You Move to London

So, you’re moving to London, huh? Congratulations! Welcome to the city of Big Ben, fish and chips and… erm… other British stereotypes. There are a few things you should do before you move to London to make sure you have a hassle-free stay.  5 Things to Do Before You…

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How to Move Abroad in 5 Easy Steps

If one of your New Year resolutions is to travel more, you might want to expand it to ‘move abroad’ because the truth is, it’s what most people would love to do. With Spotahome, the whole thing is a piece of cake – we provide accommodation in various cities around…

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Vienna during Christmas: The Markets

Our hearts go out to the victims of the Berlin attack yesterday. We are sending our love to anyone that is suffering from yesterday’s events. <3 Alright, if you haven’t made it to Vienna during Christmas yet then what the he double hockey sticks are you waiting…

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5 Most Important Places in El Born, Barcelona

El Born is a neighborhood typically beloved by many Barcelona’s locals, including our own home checker Clothilde. And why wouldn’t it be? The typical characteristics of this neighborhood are artsy, beloved by locals and a perfect nightlife spot. On top of that, it’s completely centrally based and…

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6 Practical Christmas Gifts for Expats

Okay, Christmas is literally just around the corner (How did this happen?!) and being an expat, Christmas gifts were always a question mark. I normally go home at some point around holiday time and my family quickly learned that my very limited suitcase size means I probably won’t be…

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50 Shaves of Movember: Spotahome Edition

As a fun international startup, we’re always happy to participate in important events that raise awareness on a subject we’re extremely passionate about. This is our second year in participating in Movember and we’re more than proud of results we achieved and money we raised. This year,…

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