Where to Eat in Barcelona and Not Be Ripped Off, Disappointed or Still Hungry

To say that Barcelona (as a city) underwhelms me is an understatement. And its food? Ugh, I don't even want to go there. In my half a dozen … [Continue Reading]

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Photo Post: A Visit to the Seville Cathedral Rooftop

There are some things in Seville that don't need any further explanation - a cotton candy sunset over Triana, Plaza de España's beautiful tile … [Continue Reading]

Rooftop Tour of the Cathedral of Seville

Yes, Boss! : On Learning to Drive a Tuk Tuk in India

"Ok Boss, you take over now." Mukul grinned widely as he took his hands off of the glorified bike handlebars that constitute the steering wheel, … [Continue Reading]

How to Drive a Tuk Tuk in India

Tapa Thursdays: Mamarracha

If a mamarracho is a person who deserves no respect, relatively new tapas bars Mamarracha, on Hernando Colón, is not aptly named. I'd heard rumors of … [Continue Reading]

Places to Eat in Seville Mamarracha

12 Grapes, 12 Months and 12 things I’m going to start doing in 2015

At 5:04, I realized the champagne hadn't been poured and the grapes hadn't been sectioned off into groups of  a dozen yet. We'd missed Spain's … [Continue Reading]

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Living in Seville

2015 new year's resolutions

12 Grapes, 12 Months and 12 things I’m going to start doing in 2015

At 5:04, I realized the champagne hadn't been poured and the grapes hadn't been sectioned … [Read More...]

Travelling Europe and Beyond

How to Drive a Tuk Tuk in India

Yes, Boss! : On Learning to Drive a Tuk Tuk in India

"Ok Boss, you take over now." Mukul grinned widely as he took his hands off of 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

Places to Eat in Seville Mamarracha

Tapa Thursdays: Mamarracha

If a mamarracho is a person who deserves no respect, relatively new tapas bars Mamarracha, … [Read More...]

Gourmet Markets in Seville

Tapa Thursdays: Seville’s Newest Gastrocultural Offering, the Mercado Lonja del Barranco

In a city renowned for tapas culture, more and more foodie-friendly offerings are popping … [Read More...]

Tapas at Bar Los Zagales Valladolid

Tapa Thursdays: Los Zagales in Valladolid

Castilla y León may often be associated with being the breadbasket of Spain - cookie giant … [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...]