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Peña Oroel, Jaca (Huesca)

November 2016

Peña Oroel (1740m) is a very low-key hike right outside of Jaca. 8 km round trip starting from Mirador Refugio de Oroel, and it’s pretty much accessible all year round. 79 more words

Teaching English is hard. Like I’ve mentioned a million times before. Motivating kids to speak it when they aren’t giving one word, fill-in-the-blank answers, is even harder. 1,681 more words

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Oi, why are you ignoring us expats?

And it’s all gone quiet, all gone quiet, all gone quiet over there. Where? In the UK government, who are ignoring all the Brits in Europe following Berkexit. 513 more words


Raise your hand if a bad break up has ever made you make spontaneous, somewhat irrational decisions.

*Hand shoots up.

Yup, right over here, that’s me. 1,717 more words

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Interview with Expat Focus

My latest article for Expat Focus is an interview about being an expat. I was asked to answer a few questions related to my experiences living in Spain, including information about why I came here, what first surprised me, challenges of bringing up bilingual children, and advice for families wanting to move to Spain. 21 more words

Expat Focus Blogs

Before I dive into this, I have to say first that auxiliaries de conversación is the whole reason I am still in Spain.  If this is your goal, listen carefully. 2,148 more words

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Moving across the ocean, (whichever one it may be), is a big step, literally and figuratively. Whether you are a recent graduate or experienced teacher, are bilingual or just barely answering, “Cómo estás?”, you want a program that is right for you. 1,784 more words

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