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From Oviedo with Love

I have never been much of a city girl, always preferring the quiet wide open spaces of the countryside and green spots of the world. But that being said, there are a few cities here and there dotting the globe that I not only like, I love. Surprise, surprise, Oviedo is one of them. Tucked […]

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The Alhambra in Photos

If there was an award for one of the most beautiful places in Spain, the Alhambra in Granada would probably take home the gold. A sprawling 14th century palace and fortress complex tucked away in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, a trip to southern Spain would be incomplete without a visit the the Alhambra. […]

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10 Mistakes Auxiliares in Spain Make Again and Again

So you’re moving to Spain in a month, what now? Now that mid-August has arrived in full-force, the inevitable panic that accompanies an impending move abroad has slowly begun to sink its claws in. This is nowhere near as evident as in my inbox, where I receive a daily barrage of emails from future English […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Teaching English in Spain with BEDA

I began this blog right before I moved to Spain in 2010 to teach English for two years. Consequently, I receive many queries, tweets, emails and carrier pigeons asking me how I did it. Now I went through the auxiliares de conversación program through the Spanish Ministry of Education, thought there are several other routes […]

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