Discovering Spain


Teaching and Living in Spain for a Year After College: Girona

My name is Shane and I am an American from Chicago (a place with almost no similarities to Spain). I finished my studies in Carthage College, WI, in 2016 and I didn’t want to jump right into the crazy American working […]

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Recipe for Happiness: Sunshine, People, and Food in Spain

This recipe has been passed down from generation to generation in Spain. It has proven time and time again that sunshine, espetos, good people, and the beach are the components of a happy life if you live in Spain.

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Typical Spanish Expressions

2014/2015. Posted by Douglas T.

It’s true that I spend a lot of time at the school as a Language Assistant. But I was trying to figure out what I did with the rest of my time here, especially given that I never seem to have […]

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Food, Food, Wonderful Food

When writing for an audience about cultural differences, food is so often discussed that it’s nearly impossible to add anything of interest the reader may not know. Now that I live in Spain (where the many tourists have already popularized the cuisine) this case is […]

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Las Fallas in Valencia

Other language assistants who live in Spain and I waited anxiously from the roof of Valencia’s town hall building during Las Fallas celebrations. Our toes were wet, our hands were cold, and our scarves were in danger of blowing away. The […]

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