Where have I been? Quick February and early March Update

Hello everyone! I've been missing in action for almost a month here. Where have I been? What have I been doing? Let's jump right in. New home First and foremost, I've officially moved! I'm still living in Cartagena but at last I'm living alone. It was a really interesting experience moving and definitely I have … Continue reading Where have I been? Quick February and early March Update

My Expat life: Specific Questions Answered

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

5 Little Pieces of Advice for People Moving Abroad

The first time I moved abroad was in 2014. I was planning on going to Thailand but unfortunately there was this whole military coop. Long story short I ended up in Colombia. I didn't know what to expect which turned out to be extremely detrimental. Now, I'm a year into living in Spain and I … Continue reading 5 Little Pieces of Advice for People Moving Abroad

Small Purchases to make an ESL or language teacher’s life easier

So today I wanted to go a little bit off my usual posts but not too far. I consider this a post that is teacher specific minimalism and planning related. While it won't help everyone, I'm hoping this can help out people who are newer to teaching, especially those teaching a language abroad with little … Continue reading Small Purchases to make an ESL or language teacher’s life easier