The Truth: Why Living Abroad Has Made Me Understand My Parents
Adventure / Blog / General / Spain / Thoughts

The Truth: Why Living Abroad Has Made Me Understand My Parents

I always remember what it was like being a little girl. There were many times of confusion, and while I understood in some strange way that I was lucky, I couldn’t help but compare myself to my peers. I looked different from a lot of them, and while a lot of my friends were of … Continue reading

At the Point: Of No Longer Feeling Foreign
Blog / Madrid / Spain / Thoughts

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
Blog / Madrid / Spain / Thoughts / Travel

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