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A Trip to the Grocery Store in Spain

A Trip to the Grocery Store in Spain

When You Get Caught Off-Guard at the Grocery Store I’ve been meaning to write about the differences between American grocery stores and…

Four Months Come and Gone Teaching in Spain

Four Months Come and Gone Teaching in Spain

As of January 9th, I have been here in Spain for four months (minus of course my two weeks home in the states for the holidays.) We again…

Applying for the Auxiliares de Conversación Programa in Spain

Applying for the Auxiliares de Conversación Programa in Spain

My Experience and A Few Questions Answered In light of the application process recently opening back up for the program I am doing in Spain…

When You Can’t Help Yourself

When You Can’t Help Yourself

I love surprises. I’m not sure why but I can’t seem to not go for the surprise when it’s possible. I did a similar thing when I studied…

Making it Home For Christmas

Making it Home For Christmas

Here is the story of how things can go wrong and life along the way. I had been harboring this secret for far too long. A secret between…

A Thought Five Days Before Christmas

A Thought Five Days Before Christmas

I’m sitting in my school in Arnedo, on my three-hour lunch break. A fellow teacher mentions an attack in Berlin, at the Christmas Markets…

Strangers on a Plane

Strangers on a Plane

Or just strangers in general for that matter. I had forgotten this was a thing, and I now realize it’s most likely the most important thing…

When It’s Too Cold to Feel Your Toes Zurich, Switzerland

When It’s Too Cold to Feel Your Toes Zurich, Switzerland

Zürich I don’t recall a time in my life when I was quiet as cold as I happened to be while in Zürich, Switzerland. Toes frozen, fingers numb…

The Beginning of Christmas in Spain

The Beginning of Christmas in Spain

Lights and Decorations Christmas in Spain is a big holiday hello Roman Catholics. All the cities bring out the lights, the Christmas trees…