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It's Spring!

I love this time of year here!

The temperature is distinctly higher. The landscape is verdant, and sprinkled with the colours of wild flowers. And, there are myriad butterflies. 82 more words


What's up with pickpocketing in Spain?

Look at any list of top pickpocketing cities and you’ll see that Spain usually snags two of the top spots, with Barcelona usually topping the list. 838 more words


The summer slowdown is on the way

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a post. That’s not to say that nothing has been going on, but as the summer (and Semana Santa end-March holidays) … 355 more words


6 Lethal Steps To Racism and How To Stop Before You Start

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”

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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


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

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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

Life In Spain