Photo Post: the Chirigotas of the Carnavales de Cádiz

Pá qué quieren ir ha Chipiona shi aquí tenemoh Caí? Two more beers and a plate of chicharrones were slammed down in front of us as the bar keep … [Continue Reading]

How to do the Carnavales de Cadiz

Packing for a Trip to Spain: What to Bring and What to Leave at Home

The moment I’d announced I’d bought a house in Spain, the requests for the proverbial ‘roof-over-my-head’ while traveling through came pouring … [Continue Reading]

What to Pack for Spain

Five Things that Make Planning a Spanish-American Wedding a Logistical Nightmare

I’m going to admit it – my upcoming wedding is bringing out the worst in me. There’s the stress of planning from abroad, coupled with my body changing … [Continue Reading]

Planning a Spanish American Wedding

The Best Bites from the Devour Barcelona Tour

Food in Barcelona has always made me skeptical, despite a rich culinary history and the production of several globally recognized chefs. I've been to … [Continue Reading]

The Best Part on the Barcelona Food Tour

Autonomous Community Spotlight: Galicia

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

Planning a Spanish American Wedding

Five Things that Make Planning a Spanish-American Wedding a Logistical Nightmare

I’m going to admit it – my upcoming wedding is bringing out the worst in me. There’s the … [Read More...]

Travelling Europe and Beyond

What to Pack for Spain

Packing for a Trip to Spain: What to Bring and What to Leave at Home

The moment I’d announced I’d bought a house in Spain, the requests for the proverbial … [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...]