Here are a few more things I wish I knew before I moved to Spain. Check out Part 1 and Part 2. 1. Manners. For the most part Spanish people are pretty friendly and helpful. Asking for directions is pretty easy. Most people are more than willing to help you out, even their directions are… Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew. Part 3.
You know those questions, “if you could go back and tell yourself at age (insert younger age), what would you tell yourself?” For some odd reason this notion has been floating around in my noggin. But it’s not going back to when I was super young or anything like that, it’s more like going back… Continue reading Dear Me.
My friend Michelle, who is also a fellow Californian au pairing here in Madrid, and I always talk about the struggles we have with living in a different language country. Some days we are on our game and busting out Spanish like natives…other days, not so much. One of the struggles is being funny and… Continue reading That’s How You Know!
I’ve been thinking about this post for a little bit now, and I think I’ve got enough in mind for a substantial post. Wherever you go, whenever you meet people, the question of occupation always come up in conversation. It’s inevitable. When I tell people that I’m an au pair, I either receive confused looks… Continue reading So you want to be an Au Pair?!
It’s been some time since my last “Things I Wish I Knew” post about living in Spain, so let’s add some more to the list! Check out Part 1 here. 1. Smokers. Back home in California, people smoke. But the Bay, LA, and Sac-Town combined ain’t got nothing on the number of smokers here in… Continue reading Things I wish I knew. Part 2.
Being in Spain for a little over two months now, there are a few things that I’ve learned. A few surprises. So if you’re planning on making a trip to Spain, here is some of my knowledge. You’re welcome. 1. Be prepared to walk everywhere. Like everywhere. I mean I take the metro, but once… Continue reading Things I wish I knew before I moved to Spain. Parte Uno.