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Surprising Spanish Food Facts

SURPRISE! Not all Spanish food is paella and sangria! But you already knew that, didn’t you? Here, I’ll try to actually surprise you! What follows is a short collection of insider knowledge from my years on the ground here in Spain. ¡Buen provecho! 1. Say Yes to Pork Let’s start with the one fact about […]

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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. However, fast forward 18 months later, and I now have so many amazing people around me. This country is full of warm, friendly people just waiting to be discovered! So, if you’ve moved here recently […]

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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! Spanish cuisine includes a wide range of meat, seafood, […]

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Mulled Wine Sangria Recipe

Looking for the perfect Spanish cocktail to celebrate the holidays? Well, we have one for you, and it’s great warm or on ice! When you think of Spanish cocktails, is sangria the first thing that comes to mind? And for a warming winter beverage, is it mulled wine? Same here! This holiday season, we’ll combine […]

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Holidays in Spain

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… the holidays! Have you always wondered what the festive season looks like here in Spain? Well, don’t worry, we’ll explain everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how we celebrate the holidays in Spain. December 6 & 8: Dia de la Constitución Española & La Inmaculada Concepción […]

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In our society, we are constantly being told who, how, and what we should be. From how our bodies should look to what we should wear.  This is not only extremely overwhelming but detrimental to our wellbeing. We are under pressure to believe that if we look like someone else, we can be someone else, […]

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Vegan in Spain

Ah, sunny Spain, with its vibrant culture,  agreeable weather, and of course its delectable vegan food!  Wait, what? Sure, everyone talks about how excellent Spanish food is- tapas, cheese, olives, paella, jamón. Oh, how they go on and on about the jamón! Starting to feel a little letdown fellow plant-based cuisine seeker? Don’t give up […]

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Images: Julian Stout Times are rough, right?! Something doesn’t feel right. You may be feeling a bit S.A.D. about this canceled holiday season. Or maybe it’s just a slow day because you went a little hard on the Rioja and tapas last night? Have no fear- I’ve got 5 easy exercises to get you back […]

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Rueda Wine Region

One of the best things about Spain is its food and wine culture. It’s no secret that Spanish wines are some of the best in the world.  Its famous grape varieties like the Tempranillo, Verdejo, and Albariño, for example, are cultivated among 8 different wine regions.  Everyone knows Rioja, of course…but Rueda, in the region […]

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Skiing in Spain

Did you know that skiing on Spain’s gorgeous slopes is an actual winter pastime? You always hear that it hardly ever snows in sunny Spain, but that’s just not true! There are several famous slopes to choose from across the country:  34 of them to be exact.  The very best ones are Baquiera, located high up […]

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