**Name:** Melisa Recalde
**Location of residence in Madrid/Barcelona:** Chamberí
**Occupation:** Custommer Support Specialist
**How long have you lived in Madrid/Barcelona:** 3 years
**Name activities around the area that you reside:** Running in Parque Santander, have great tapas in calle Ponzano and have a beer in Plaza Olavide.
**Name two areas in Madrid/Barcelona that are your favorite:** Antón Martín and Delicias
**Name three places in these areas that you like to visit:**
**Area #1:** Bar El imperfecto (its quite cheap, 2 mojitos per 10€, free jazz concert) , Barrio de las letras and Cine Ideal (OV movies, cheaper with a student card! You can also ask for a cinema card and get points for future discounts)
**Area #2:** Madríd Río, Matadero and Tapería La pequeña Graná (you get a free tapa for every drink you order, and you can even choose it!)## More useful guides to make your life easier in Spain:
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