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Edible Insects and Dead Reptiles

Even after five years in a country, it’s still possible for new things to happen to you, for better or for worse…. 453 more words


TEDxMadrid 2014

Well, the day is finally here: the 2014 TEDxMadrid conference! I woke up bright and early feeling nervous about lots of things like…am I supposed to give everyone the typical Spanish two kisses? 91 more words


Walking the Walk: Taking Pleasure in the Small Things

Each Thursday (in honor of Throw Back Thursday #tbt), I feature a blog post from the past and for the last three weeks I’ve been doing a series on my experience doing a section of Spain’s El Camino de Santiago last year. 1,448 more words


Things I <3 about Spain

1) Chocolate is soooo much creamier here

2) Beer is 1,20 EU

3) Can get a beer at 11pm on a weeknight, infact that’s generally when I get it… 50 more words

The Angry Gatekeeper, The Inquisition, and Other Tales of Teaching in Spain

I’ll start by stating that I love Spain. I do. I love my life in Madrid. Got it? Great.

Now I’m going to complain. The first few days of the school year were terrible. 1,178 more words


Walking the Walk: When the Going Gets Tough...

I’m doing a #tbt Blogger Style series here where each Thursday I’ll be posting reflections on walking a part of the Camino de Santiago in 2013. 1,952 more words


Return to Mallorca

La Diada is September 11, National Day of Catalunya. This four-day weekend for Lisa gives Las Chicas time to celebrate Mary’s birthday early in Mallorca. We explore the Alcudia area by bike in the mornings and enjoy the beach in the afternoons. 210 more words