The Five Things No One Tells You About Finding an Apartment in Spain

I am the first to admit that I did the apartment thing all wrong when I moved to Spain – without so much as seeing the place in person, getting a feel … [Continue Reading]

Five Tips for Apartment Hunting in Spain

Walking The Medieval Murallas of Ávila

I'd seen the walls from the highway on the way to Madrid - like something out of a period piece, the red roofs of the historic  center spill down … [Continue Reading]

How to Visit the Murallas of Avila

Thirteen Weird Spanish Superstitions

In planning a Spanish-American wedding in America, I’m having to juggle between two cultures, two languages – and a whole set of weird traditions and … [Continue Reading]

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The Colors of India

Lately, India has been on my mind.  Well, actually, it's been on my mind for the six months its been since I brought back a virus and a heart … [Continue Reading]

The Colors of India - Old Delhi

Autonomous Community Spotlight: Castilla-La Mancha

Not one to make travel goals, I did make one when coming to Spain: visit all 17 autonomous communities at least once before going home. While Madrid, … [Continue Reading]

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Living in Seville

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Thirteen Weird Spanish Superstitions

In planning a Spanish-American wedding in America, I’m having to juggle between two … [Read More...]

Travelling Europe and Beyond

The Colors of India - Old Delhi

The Colors of India

Lately, India has been on my mind.  Well, actually, it's been on my mind for the … [Read More...]

Travel Photography

How to Visit the Murallas of Avila

Walking The Medieval Murallas of Ávila

I'd seen the walls from the highway on the way to Madrid - like something out of a period … [Read More...]

The Colors of India - Old Delhi

The Colors of India

Lately, India has been on my mind.  Well, actually, it's been on my mind for the … [Read More...]

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Learning Photography Basics with Sevilla Photo Tour

How many times have you been on a trip and you hand your camera off to someone, only to … [Read More...]

Spanish Food

Taberna Panduro Where to Eat in Seville Spain

Tapa Thursdays: Taberna Panduro

Wee, another posts about a gastrobar! I mean, I love a mushroom risotto and fig croquetas … [Read More...]

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Tapa Thursdays: Yakitoro, a Chicote-run Dining Concept in Madrid

Faced with a lunchtime dilemma in Madrid, I was thrilled to get a message at the very … [Read More...]

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Tapa Thursdays: Taifa, Seville’s Answer to the Craft Brew Craze

Leave it to me playing on my cell phone to uncover something new in the Mercado de Triana. … [Read More...]

Teaching Abroad

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Applying to to the Auxiliares Program: How to Apply to be a Language Assistant in Spain

Six years ago, I began researching a way to make it back to Spain. I was a senior at … [Read More...]

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Ten Mistakes New Language Assistants Make (and how to avoid them + eBook giveaway)

My Spanish now-fiancé couldn’t help but laugh when I looked, puzzled, at our new coffee … [Read More...]

No joke, I spent a night here in the Islas Cies.

Sleeping in Spain: A Guide to Accommodation (and 30€ Voucher Giveaway!)

If there's one thing that's weathering the Spanish economic downturn (no doubt tied to the … [Read More...]