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If you ever ask a Spanish person about the history and culture of their country, one of the first things they will tell you is how for centuries, three major religions and their respective cultural traditions, foods, and architectural styles coexisted together for centuries. 1,011 more words

Tips And Travel

The Pros and Cons to a life of Convenien

One of the things that drove me nuts about Spain when we first moved here is how … difficult… everything seems to be. Some examples that still seem baffling to me: 651 more words

Living In Spain

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

Life In Spain

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. 1,723 more words

Tips And Travel

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

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