In January I’ll have been living in Spain for 4 years, so now seems like a great time to reflect on my experience. Today I’m sharing five ways I’ve changed since I moved to Barcelona - you might be able to relate to some of them, especially if you’re British or come from northern countries...
Want to know the shocking truth about tea in Spain? Find out what happened when I introduced a kettle in the Spanish office...
Not feeling the autumn spirit yet with the summery weather we’re still having in Spain? Longing for those autumn feels after seeing everyone’s Instagram photos of pumpkin spice lattes on crisp autumn days and going mushroom picking? Well, today I’m giving you 5 ways to instantly feel more autumnal, even in the Mediterranean. Featuring majestic mountains, ghouls on bikes, all-day cinema marathons, and the Catalan tradition of La Castanyada… Read on to find out more.
Why do Spaniards kill worms when they’re hungry? Why should you give up your romantic hopes if the object of your affection gives you pumpkins? Why would you be excreting milk if your alarm clock didn’t go off? Find out why in this week’s post where we delve into the curious world of Spanish expressions! This week we’ll start with five common and very strange idioms, including the origins of the expressions and some examples of how to use them so you can impress your Spanish friends.
Continuing with the Swiss-theme, this week’s blog post fills you in on 10 Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Switzerland! Find out why there’ll be no snuggling in bed and why Switzerland is a great place to be when disaster strikes.
Ever been to a cow festival? Wondering what a cow festival consists of? Read on to find out more in this amoo-sing article about cows, hikes and lots of cheese.
In Part 2 of my A-Z of Spain, find out what “doing the bridge” means, what “sobremesa” is, and why Spain is a paradise for kids and grannies alike.