Athens in ruins

Everyone knows that Athens is the historical capital of Europe so you can bet that when I decided to move there for a couple of months in 2016 I thought I pretty much knew everything I needed to know. I mean, I've taken Mythology classes in grade school, I read up on global history consistently,…

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Short road trip on the Isla del Encanto

Hola amigos. It's been a minute since I've written anything here and honestly I feel as if a part of me has been missing for these past seven months. Wow, did I just say.....seven months. I guess this has been a crazy year so far. I've moved to and from six different places already trying…

Things I wish I knew before starting the auxiliar de conversación program in Spain

Wow, this year has been such an incredible experience. I can not believe that it has flown by so fast and I am finished with the auxiliares de conversación program here in Spain and I'm actually pretty bummed about it. Before working at this school here in Burgos I worked as an Au Pair for a family in…

Things to do before leaving Spain

Can you believe that there are only 2 weeks left of the auxiliar program!!?? Unless you're in Madrid chances are you finish May 31st which is quickly approaching. Even though I cringe every time they call me teacher/profe, shake my head in disappointment when they behave badly, and keep turning down social media requests I…

Why you should study a language in Spain

About a month and a half ago I got the offer to write an article for Go Abroad. It's a rad website where you can read hundreds of articles about studying, traveling, working, or interning abroad. Before moving to Spain I remember reading many articles on that website from people who moved here before me…