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 up. From wine tasting packages and jamón cutting … [Continue Reading]

Gourmet Markets in Seville

The Anatomy of a Cesta de Navidad

When my very first cesta de navidad arrived, wrapped up in cellophane and emblazoned with Corte Inglés publicity, I excitedly ripped open the top of … [Continue Reading]

What is in a Spanish gift basket

Three Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

Ainssss pero te estás quedando en nada! Rosa seems to think I'm getting skinnier, but even as I'm preparing for my wedding next summer and taking a … [Continue Reading]

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Reflections in Valladolid (or, the Weird Sensation of Returning to Your Study Abroad City)

Alejandro didn't even need to tell me where to turn. As soon as I'd passed the Valladolid city limits, I went into autopilot and followed the roads I … [Continue Reading]

Reflections in Valladolid

Visiting Munich’s Christmas Markets

I'd long been hoping to visit Germany during Christmas time. After five trips to Deutschland during the coldest months of the year, I finally … [Continue Reading]

Exploring Munich's Christmas Markets

Living in Seville

What is in a Spanish gift basket

The Anatomy of a Cesta de Navidad

When my very first cesta de navidad arrived, wrapped up in cellophane and emblazoned with … [Read More...]

Travelling Europe and Beyond

Exploring Munich's Christmas Markets

Visiting Munich’s Christmas Markets

I'd long been hoping to visit Germany during Christmas time. After five trips to … [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...]

Tutorial with Sevilla PHoto Tour

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

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...]

Taberna Panduro Where to Eat in Seville Spain

Tapa Thursdays: Taberna Panduro

Wee, another posts about a gastrobar! I mean, I love a mushroom risotto and fig croquetas … [Read More...]

Teaching Abroad

cultural ambassadors

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...]