PANCAKE DAY

As one of the best days of the year, this called for a quick blog post! Today is Pancake Day and it also happens to be Andalucía Day here in Spain. So in classic Spanish style everything is closed due to the festivities. We got home really late last night from a weekend and couldn’t get ingredients since… Continue reading PANCAKE DAY

I’m going to Paris!

For the last month or so I’ve been trying to find a summer internship in France for the summer. Admittedly, I didn’t try too hard, because I’m lazy and applying for adult things scares me. So I was totally surprised when I got an interview for a receptionist job in a hotel. The interview was… Continue reading I’m going to Paris!

Popped to Barcelona for a swift half!

And no I don’t mean half a pint of beer… During second year, my friend Beth and I kept joking about running a half marathon on our year abroad. We’ve both run them before so the idea wasn’t too crazy, but I never thought it would actually happen. In November, she asked me if I… Continue reading Popped to Barcelona for a swift half!

January Highlights

It’s been a pretty quiet January here in Úbeda. Yeah, Úbeda believe it, we haven’t been travelling much, so our usual weekend adventures have been lacking. That being said, we haven’t been completely lazy. So here’s a quick overview of highlights (and lowlights) from January: We saw snow in Andalucía! Yes, I know it’s hard… Continue reading January Highlights

Going to the Hairdressers in Spain!

WARNING: Girly post below! Being unorganised, I didn’t book myself a hair appointment for when I was back in the UK during the holidays. To be fair, I didn’t want to waste an entire afternoon out of my short time at home in a salon (it really does take that long, I’ve been in the… Continue reading Going to the Hairdressers in Spain!