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Cute girl in front of a shabby chic cafe, one of Madrid's most Instagrammable restaurants

While Barcelona and San Sebastian get a lot of attention for their sexy food scene, dining in Madrid is on another level. Of course, expats in Spain argue this point constantly, but I can attest that madrileños really know and love their food…. and for good reason. Just take one look at the most Instagrammable […]

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Cute girl in front of a shabby chic cafe, one of Madrid's most Instagrammable restaurants

While Barcelona and San Sebastian get a lot of attention for their sexy food scene, dining in Madrid is on another level. Of course, expats in Spain argue this point constantly, but I can attest that madrileños really know and love their food…. and for good reason. Just take one look at the most Instagrammable […]

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Picture of Oranges Showing Food Prices in Spain

As a teacher and expat in Spain, I know the value of stretching my cash. So, how can you save without sacrifice? Learn to take advantage of the super accessible food prices in Spain! Even food prices in Barcelona, Spain (one of the country’s priciest cities) are lower compared to similar cities in Europe. As […]

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Picture of Oranges Showing Food Prices in Spain

As a teacher and expat in Spain, I know the value of stretching my cash. So, how can you save without sacrifice? Learn to take advantage of the super accessible food prices in Spain! Even food prices in Barcelona, Spain (one of the country’s priciest cities) are lower compared to similar cities in Europe. As […]

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Spanish Paella Facts Are That Is It Delicious

Paella… it’s perhaps the best known Spanish dish in the world. And throughout Spain, you’ll see it on menus in practically every region. But, paella is a finicky beast. It’s hard to make right, easy to mess up, and surprisingly controversial. So if one of your Spain travel ideas is to search for the best […]

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Spanish Paella Facts Are That Is It Delicious

Paella… it’s perhaps the best known Spanish dish in the world. And throughout Spain, you’ll see it on menus in practically every region. But, paella is a finicky beast. It’s hard to make right, easy to mess up, and surprisingly controversial. So if one of your Spain travel ideas is to search for the best […]

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Retro Lady with a Online Dating Spain Sign

Moving to Spain as a single gal comes with a big ol’ box of surprises. As an expat in Spain, one of the biggest surprises has been trying to navigate the challenges of dating abroad. Originally from the Philippines, I never imagined I would be online dating in Spain! But after going through a bad […]

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Retro Lady with a Online Dating Spain Sign

Moving to Spain as a single gal comes with a big ol’ box of surprises. As an expat in Spain, one of the biggest surprises has been trying to navigate the challenges of dating abroad. Originally from the Philippines, I never imagined I would be online dating in Spain! But after going through a bad […]

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glasses of vermouth in spain

Have you been hearing a lot about vermut lately? Vermut or vermú (or as we call it in English, vermouth) is having a bit of a moment right now. Well… maybe only new for us Anglos. The Spaniards and Italians have been drinking it for literally hundreds of years! So, what is vermouth? How do […]

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glasses of vermouth in spain

Have you been hearing a lot about vermut lately? Vermut or vermú (or as we call it in English, vermouth) is having a bit of a moment right now. Well… maybe only new for us Anglos. The Spaniards and Italians have been drinking it for literally hundreds of years! So, what is vermouth? How do […]

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Slow Fashion Spain-Lou Stokes

“Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.” – Anna Lappe Did you know that the fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries on our planet? The industry creates up to 10% of humanity’s carbon emissions, dries up water sources, and pollutes rivers. And, the […]

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Slow Fashion Spain-Lou Stokes

“Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.” – Anna Lappe Did you know that the fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries on our planet? The industry creates up to 10% of humanity’s carbon emissions, dries up water sources, and pollutes rivers. And, the […]

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Student Jobs Spain

Spain is known for many things, but sadly, attractive salaries aren’t really one of them. The truth is people move to Spain for the lifestyle, not the money. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t make some extra coin while here on a student visa! It’s all about finding what student jobs in Spain could work […]

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Student Jobs Spain

Spain is known for many things, but sadly, attractive salaries aren’t really one of them. The truth is people move to Spain for the lifestyle, not the money. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t make some extra coin while here on a student visa! It’s all about finding what student jobs in Spain could work […]

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Surprising Spanish Food Facts

Spain is full of surprises. One of the biggest surprise for many first-time visitors is just how diverse Spanish cuisine is. There’s definitely so much more besides just paella and tapas. With Spain producing a lot of Europe’s fruit, vegetables, ham, grain, and wine… there’s a lot to choose from on the menu! But, what’s […]

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Surprising Spanish Food Facts

Spain is full of surprises. One of the biggest surprise for many first-time visitors is just how diverse Spanish cuisine is. There’s definitely so much more besides just paella and tapas. With Spain producing a lot of Europe’s fruit, vegetables, ham, grain, and wine… there’s a lot to choose from on the menu! But, what’s […]

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How to Make Friends in Spain

When I first moved to Spain, I didn’t have one friend, and I didn’t speak the language. I was terrified. I had NO IDEA how to make friends in Spain. However, fast forward 18 months later, and now I am so fortunate to have so many amazing people around me. So if you’ve moved here […]

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How to Make Friends in Spain

When I first moved to Spain, I didn’t have one friend, and I didn’t speak the language. I was terrified. I had NO IDEA how to make friends in Spain. However, fast forward 18 months later, and now I am so fortunate to have so many amazing people around me. So if you’ve moved here […]

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Easy Spanish Recipes

Ask any Spaniard what they love about their country, and you’ll hear many variations of the same theme: the jamón. The wine. My abuela’s croquetas. The fresh seafood from my parents’ village on the coast. What do all these things have in common? It’s always food! And luckily, there are many simple Spanish dishes that […]

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Easy Spanish Recipes

Ask any Spaniard what they love about their country, and you’ll hear many variations of the same theme: the jamón. The wine. My abuela’s croquetas. The fresh seafood from my parents’ village on the coast. What do all these things have in common? It’s always food! And luckily, there are many simple Spanish dishes that […]

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