Driving in Spain, finding my way

How is it already the end of June? Tomorrow is the last day of my Spanish class! I’ve learned a lot, been on some fun trips, and met some new friends. But now it’s time to move on to the next thing. Now that I have more time, I am able to volunteer at a…

How to move your dog internationally

If you’re planning to move internationally and you have a dog, you may already realize that taking them with you is not an easy process. I had my own struggles when moving my dog-child, Mitzy, from California to Spain. So I am here to attest to two things: moving your dog internationally is possible, but…

Post secrets for the traveler’s soul

Ending my last post with a post secret inspired me to look through my collection. For those who don’t know what post secret is, basically it’s a project that started with one man placing a bunch of blank postcards around Washington DC saying “send me your secret” with his address on it. Not only did…

On being an introverted expat

Some people just seem like the type that would travel the world or move to a foreign country. I never thought that would be me, and I still don’t think that I exude that type of personality, because I see myself as an introvert. Maybe some of you wouldn’t think of me as an introvert….

A very Spanish wedding

Last weekend I had the honor of attending my first wedding here! The wedding took place in Torrejoncillo, a small town in western Spain. The pep talk I got for this was basically “we are going to drink a lot, eat a lot, and stay up really late!” which was all very true. Also, I was…