The Spanish Titans: Madrid vs. Barcelona
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The Spanish Titans: Madrid vs. Barcelona

Whether you’ve lived in Spain or not, it’s fairly well-known that any comparison between Madrid and Barcelona often ends in a heated debate. More often than not, football (the world’s most popular sport, of course) is often at the center of such a debate, or at least mentioned. This was, in truth, how it was … Continue reading

Munchies Monday: Sumosan Sushi in Madrid
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Munchies Monday: Sumosan Sushi in Madrid

Spanish food isn’t my favourite, particularly the kind that is made in Madrid. On the bright side, Madrid offers an array of amazing cuisine, particularly of the Japanese variety. The amount of Japanese restaurants to be found around Madrid is incredible, and often cheaper than one would expect! As a result of that, I’ve had … Continue reading

At the Point: Of No Longer Feeling Foreign
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At the Point: Of No Longer Feeling Foreign

There’s nothing more mind-boggling, gratifying, and empowering than suddenly coming to the realization that you no longer feel like a foreigner in your foreign country of choice. While I’ve gone through several stages of feeling too comfortable in Spain, it’s finally dawned on me that while I know I’m not from here, it doesn’t even … Continue reading

How To: Be the Cool and Confusing English Assistant
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How To: Be the Cool and Confusing English Assistant

I’ve always been a bit of an odd case – a cross between the serious, debating, thoughtful type, and the goofy, ridiculous, and childishly curious type. It’s extremely hard to embarrass me, which might be why I’ve come to find that working as an English teacher/assistant with primary students has been the perfect fit for … Continue reading