It’s week (year?) nine of quarantine, and many European countries are beginning to ease their lockdown restrictions. Shops and hairdressers are starting to open, even schools in some areas. Although there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, the road ahead is a windy one, littered with potholes and spontaneous road work. I’ve spent the last two months quarantining at my Belgian boyfriend’s apartment … Continue reading What it’s like quarantining with your boyfriend in another country
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
Houston—for its lackluster appearance—took me by surprise, emerging as a place I actually wanted to hang out in. 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.
Living abroad is not always as peachy as it sounds. Continue reading Surprising things no one tells you about living abroad
I still have a lot to learn. Continue reading 25 things I’ve learned at 25