When I signed my 9-month agreement to be a Language Assistant with Meddeas, I knew I was signing away the ability to spend time with loved ones during important events. Traditions are of paramount importance in my family: Grandpa always carves […]
My name is Alexz and I’m a second-year Meddeas language assistant. In the first year I chose a homestay with a host family and now I share a flat in Barcelona. Through my 2-years experience, I’ve compiled a list of advantages and disadvantages for […]
There is a big difference between traveling abroad and living abroad. When you travel, you have only a brief moment in time to experience a place —the food, the sites, and the people. It is fun, fast paced and exciting. However, when you live […]
2014/2015. Posted by Jessica Y.
As I sit in my apartment in New York, I can’t help but think about everything I left in Barcelona after one year teaching English. I never thought I was going to miss my Spanish host family as much as […]