After a long term, I was ready for a holiday. I had more time than usual, so it was time to push the boat out and head North. Beth lives in Zaragoza (the 5th largest city in Spain did ya know?) and Katie and I were going to visit her for a long weekend before … Continue reading Semana Santa (Part 1)
I’d been looking forward to this trip for months and it finally arrived! Tom was coming to visit me in Spain for the first time on my year abroad. After coming here, he would no longer have to imagine where I go when I say I’m going to work or popping to the shops; he’d … Continue reading I Spy a Tom in Úbeda
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!
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 love working four days a week. In the short time I’ve been here, I’ve travelled to a fair few Spanish cities, something I would never have been able to do without my three-day weekends (or the cheap bus prices). One by one I’m ticking off the cities in Spain, aiming to have seen and … Continue reading Weekends
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