Intro What are some little things you have to do to "fit in"? People in Spain walk slowly, speak quickly, dress seasonally. I have definitely actively slowed down my walking. Also they use an absolute ton of emojis. Despite the totally mild weather, I'm currently wearing a giant puffy jacket. I don't have the language skills … Continue reading My Expat life: Specific Questions Answered
What are five things that I really miss about my home country? Find out here!
When I moved to Cartagena, I knew I wanted my mode of transportation to be more than 75% bicycle. It's not a giant city and there's plenty of sunshine year round here. Plus my school is about 1.7 miles from my house which is a little annoying to walk before 8 AM. So when I … Continue reading Buying a Bike: was it a good idea?
This September marks one year that I've lived abroad. I've learned a lot. I've changed a fair amount through my experiences. I wouldn't say it's been a hallmark year but I wouldn't change much since I've learned from so many parts of my experience. What are some of the more grand things I've learned? I … Continue reading One Year in Spain: A Reflection
This year, I was a participant in one of the Auxiliar programs in Spain. As with most of these programs, I am a language assistant to a main teacher. Overall, it's been a great situation for me. I don't have as much responsibility as a main teacher and I live in Europe - a longtime … Continue reading Spanish Language Assistant: How to start your school year
Here are the top 10 things that have surprised me (for good and bad reasons) since moving and adjusting to Spanish life
Here are the top things I wish I knew before relocating abroad!
I've lived abroad in Cartagena, Colombia and now Zaragoza, Spain. What am I doing differently this time around? find out here!