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Malasaña- Neighborhoods of Madrid

As someone who loves my quiet alone time, I certainly have picked the worst neighborhood to live in, but I love it! Malasaña is known as “the hipster” barrio and is renowned for its party scene. 197 more words

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Apples, Oranges, and Caquis: Comparing My Three Magical Years in Spain

Living and working as an English language assistant in Spain has brought me a joy and satisfaction that I will never forget. I’ve been here for almost three years now (until June) and each year has brought its own flavor, characteristics, and taste. 1,457 more words


Insider Report: Working in Spain (not as an English teacher)

If I had more time I could probably write a book about the peculiarities of working here in Spain and the differences versus the US. However, to avoid boredom, I’ll try to keep it short and sweet and just share some interesting thoughts. 1,029 more words

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If you are looking for a way to spend a gorgeous weekend look no further than Madreat, the once monthly food fair in Madrid. Every third weekend vendors from around the city gather to sell a variety of comida to excited locals and tourists alike. 51 more words

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So it's March, I guess

Hey friends!

So it’s officially the second day of March here in ol’ España and is it sure looking nice. This past month we’ve been strictly in Toledo, with occasional visits to Madrid, which has been kind of relaxing (although I am looking forward to traveling again). 555 more words


On Spain

I was just thinking about the many foreigners living in Spain and what brought them here.  I think it fair to say that in the majority of instances, the deciding factor was the weather and different lifestyle.   474 more words

Why 60 year olds wearing costumes and singing in the street is inspiring (Carnaval)

The other day a record amount of snow (five feet plus) was covering my hometown of Boston. At the same time I was walking around the center of Cádiz and experiencing a part of the biggest Carnaval celebration in Spain. 588 more words