March usually is a bit of a difficult month for me. It's the month that my mother died. It's the month of my father's birthday. There's really not much to look forward to in March overall. As usual, this March was pretty bleak. While there were a couple of highlights, for the most part, March … Continue reading March Wrap Up
In January, I decided it was time to move. Since living in Spain, I've had like 10 rotations of roommates. While in general, I wasn't bothered, I suddenly realized I needed to live alone. It all came to a head when yet another new roommate moved in. They (don't really want to reveal a gender … Continue reading My Newest Moving Experience: The good, the bad and the filthy.
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
What are five things that I really miss about my home country? Find out here!
So - I'm not really an expert in this topic. Maybe some poeple would say I'm barely a beginner since I've only actually gone through this process one time. However, it's time again for me to start thinking about my next move within Spain. This time - I'm moving to a much smaller city - … Continue reading Apartment Hunting: Expat Style
Here I am in year two of living in Spain. I've signed a lease and moved into a room, rather than a whole apartment. Not only does this save me a ridiculous amount of hassle dealing with utilities and internet, it also saves me the money it would take to furnish. Both of my rooms … Continue reading How I Make a Furnished Apartment feel like Home
What are five items that I am glad I dragged across the Atlantic when I moved to Spain? Here were my essentials.
It can be extremely overwhelming when you first arrive in your new city, especially if you’ve never visited before. Zaragoza, where I am, is a mid sized city in terms of population but is geographically pretty large. I needed to figure out ways to make a big city seem smaller and more convenient. Here are … Continue reading 6 Things to Immediately find in a New City
In the midst of living a Semi-Minimalist life, what are some things that I don't mind collecting? Find out here!
Since moving to Spain, I've made a good number of purchases. Which ones were the best and which do I wish I was more thoughtful about? Find out here!