I have officially moved out. I've given back my keys, gathered all my remaining things, received my deposit back and have exchanged niceties with my landlord (who has been nothing but wonderful to me this entire year). Now I'm sitting at my kitchen table, bags packed and waiting for my shuttle to pick me up to … Continue reading Done and dusted! Hasta luego Madrid
How to: Study abroad in Spain
Thinking of studying in Spain for a semester? Or a whole year? About to start your exchange program? Or perhaps you've already started but haven't quite found your groove? I've come up with a list of tips, tricks, advice and all things 'Studying on exchange in Spain'. Don't worry, I've gathered very insightful information from trusted … Continue reading How to: Study abroad in Spain
This year has changed me
Before embarking on this year abroad, I had a certain expectation of what I would get out of it. I have always been the type of person who thinks in the long-term. Actually, I think of the future a lot. And this time last year, me being me, I was imagining how my 2015 would pan out. What … Continue reading This year has changed me
I am home. September 1st, 2015. Taking the last few steps out of my metro stop and walking into the plaza that connects to my street brought me such an elated feeling, I couldn't help but smile to myself. This feeling continued to grow as I walked down the street, recognised the faces inside the local tiendas and … Continue reading Home
My summer adventure is over. No more flights, overnight busses, overnight trains, ferries, sleeping on public transport, sleeping at airports, sleeping in hostel dorms with 9 other people.. for now. Of course, without a single doubt in my mind, it has been the greatest summer of my life and I wouldn’t have done it differently … Continue reading Summer Highlights
The 5 weeks of waiting is over!
After wearing the same pair of pants for a week straight (beer spills and all), after sharing clothes and toiletries with friends, after walking around in Havaianas 4 days straight in the rain, after nearly wearing my bra to shreds, after having to buy new clothes (££€€) for both seasons (damn you UK!), after having … Continue reading The 5 weeks of waiting is over!