The boobs and the bees

Come to find out, learning a language is much different than living a language–for example, when you learn a language, your teacher gets to decide what to tell you. When you live in a language, you pretty much hear everything, and you get to see how the locals talk, whether or not it’s grammatically or…

San Isidro and a motorcycle ride

My Nana jokingly told me the last time we saw each other that I need to find out if the rain in Spain truly does fall mainly on the plain? Well I am here to say that the rain in Spain doesn’t fall mainly on the plain, it falls EVERYWHERE, all the time. We’ve been…

The bumpy part of the road

Before I moved here, I told myself over and over that there were going to be challenges. Big, ugly, frustrating challenges. There would be times that I would want to scream, cry, and just hate everything. But no amount of mental preparation can prevent them from happening, or take away the surprise of their arrival….

Asturias is Spain and the rest is conquered land

When I signed up for Spanish classes at the University of Madrid, I didn’t know that they offered day trips and excursions to various parts of Spain! Yes, they cost extra but are a great deal. When I found out that they were going to Asturias (Northern Spain) for 3 days, I really wanted to…