I’ve learned quite a few lessons from teaching English abroad that go way beyond the classroom, including some that have prepared me for my next job. Continue reading Lessons I learned from teaching English abroad that prepared me for my next job
Among the many in 2018, one of the most important was how to better spend and protect my energy. Continue reading Be happier with this self-care strategy
Porto is a foodie destination: a city best explored through bites and sips.
Do all Spaniards love sangria? How common are afternoon siestas? Here are six popular misconceptions about Spain. Continue reading Do Spaniards really siesta? 6 common myths about Spain
As an adult I’ve always grappled with how to answer the simple question: “Where are you from?” As a freshman at the University of Texas at Austin, it felt wrong to say that I’m from Houston. I had grown up there, but I had also just spent three of my formative high school years in Rio de Janeiro and was reluctantly relocated back to the Houston … Continue reading Is Houston the coolest city in Texas?
But how did I get here? After one year of living in Madrid, I look back at how I ended up teaching English in Spain—plus tips on how you can, too. Continue reading Started from the bottom: One year of teaching English in Madrid
Andalucía, the southern region of Spain, is full of charm, but each of its cities has a distinct vibe. Find out which town best fits your travel personality.