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The Story of Finding a Place to Live: Final Installment

The Story of Finding a Place to Live: Final Installment

It’s strange to realize that I have almost been in Spain for 15 days, and that I spent most of those days trying to find a place to live. In…

San Mateo Festival and Seeking WiFi

San Mateo Festival and Seeking WiFi

Nothing determines your life more here than free WiFi, and I’ve recently discovered just how much! I only have one GB of data on my phone…

When Life Hands You A Hard Earned Lemon

When Life Hands You A Hard Earned Lemon

So there I was, having a meltdown yesterday and wilting. The extreme pendulum of emotions swung once more. Today I traveled to Calahorra…

“Don’t Loose Yourself Learning How to Fly”

“Don’t Loose Yourself Learning How to Fly”

Part of my deal with myself was to be real with this blog. Often I read blogs that talk about how fantastic everything is, all the time…

5 Things I Learned in Less Than 5 Days in Spain

5 Things I Learned in Less Than 5 Days in Spain

I’ve had rather a lot to learn in less than a week. I’ve never felt so naive or small. Also, I’ve never been this silent. Everything is new…

Arriving in Spain Solo

Arriving in Spain Solo

I made it. Travel days are the worstttt. And I always seem to forget that when it comes to the whole transplanting your life overseas thing…

How to Pack for One Year in One Suitcase

How to Pack for One Year in One Suitcase

A year in Spain. I look across the room at my closet, and let out a huge sigh. I actually did it and packed for a year, but I’m leaving 9…

Ten Days Till Moving to Spain

Ten Days Till Moving to Spain

I’ve taken to yelling “Vivo para España!” quite frequently. When I am with my friends, when I’m making my way out of a baseball game, when I…

Exploring the Barbican in Plymouth, England

Exploring the Barbican in Plymouth, England

I officially love love love two new things. One is Strongbow Cider. The other is the Barbican. Actually, three. Fish and chips can go on the…