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