Please Remember Me: From Spanish Cathedrals to Bellingham Graffiti

Spain is a country practically bursting with churches. When I traveled there in Spring 2017, it seemed that every town I visited, even the smaller ones, had at least one old church dating back a few hundred years, while the larger cities had one or more massive cathedrals that were as old or older. Enter …

GUEST POST: What to Expect About the Application and Selection Process with Meddeas to Teach in Spain

A while back, I wrote a blog post on the various ways U.S. citizens can live and teach English legally in Spain. One of the programs I mentioned was Meddeas, an organization that works to place individuals in schools to work as Language Assistants. I was later contacted by Maria, who works in the Communication …

Arcos de la Frontera, Spain

7 Places in Spain that You’ll Want to Stop and Photograph

Spain is a beautiful country. When I traveled there in early 2017, it felt like every day I would come across something that would leave me going wow wow wow and I don’t ever have to leave, right? I was constantly taking pictures, even though I feel like none of them truly do justice to what I saw. …

What it’s Like to Take a Tapas Tour with Devour Madrid

Recently, I got back from my first solo trip, a 3-week backpacking excursion around Spain. And, guys? It. Was. AWESOME. I definitely have the travel bug now, and I’m already dreaming about when I can get back to Spain. My trip began in Madrid, and, if I had to pick, it was probably my favorite …

I’m going to Spain: Some thoughts on my first solo trip

I’m going to Spain: Some thoughts on my first solo trip

I’m going to Spain. I have to keep telling myself that because it still doesn’t seem real. But it is. I’ve booked my flight. I’ve booked accommodations. I’m reading my guidebook (shout out to Rick Steves, heyyy). I’m going to Spain! This is going to be my first international trip (Well, besides Canada. But Canada is …