Settling in

Considering that I’ve only lived in Madrid for 3 weeks, you could say I’m still in the “honeymoon” stage, where everything is new and exciting, and the monotony of everyday life hasn’t sunken in yet. I have however settled into some kind of normalcy. I have a weekday routine that revolves around┬ámeals, classes, Mitzy, and…

Spanish food – setting the record straight

I guess I can’t give people too much crap for asking me how the tacos are here, considering that when I first went to Peru 6 years ago, I was expecting to eat the best tacos of my life. But one thing that we all need to realize is this: tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, and fajitas…

How to get a student visa for Spain

I’m writing this because I really wish this information was available when I was applying for my visa. It is NOT an easy process. It takes time, money, patience, and a lot of work. But if you’re determined to get it (and you have the help of family or your school), it’s definitely possible. Having…