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!
The time had finally come. After three months in beautiful Spain, I was going home for a manic three week Christmas holiday. I say manic, because it usually is in my household (in a good way, of course). I love Spain but I was ready to get some home comforts. Unfortunately, saying goodbye to Spain … Continue reading Christmas
If you know me, you know that I’m a huge foodie. It’s probably one of the things I talk about most. As you can imagine, since moving to Spain I’ve been in food heaven. I can’t believe I haven’t posted a food blog yet but finally here it is. This a list of my favourite … Continue reading Food
Since my last blog post, I’ve been able to visit a few more beautiful places in Spain. The first of which was a small town called Cazorla, which is at the foothills of a nearby national park and mountain range. This was a much-needed weekend, where we could relax and chill out for a bit … Continue reading Cazorla, Madrid, Seville
I have just moved to a small town called Úbeda in southern Spain to work as a language assistant in a secondary school in an even smaller town called Baeza. I’m here for 9 months to improve my Spanish, but let’s be real, it’s mainly to eat tapas and drink sangria. My parents travelled with … Continue reading Moving
Although I’m a little late (it’s October now), it’s fitting to start my year abroad blog at the start of summer. It’s been a pretty full few months and I’m very fortunate to have met so many lovely people and travelled to so many beautiful places, both near and far. This post may be a … Continue reading Prologue