A Peek at my Camino de Santiago Journal (+ Tips for Writing while Hiking)

In June, my brother and I hiked El Camino de Santiago in Spain. We walked over 300 miles (over 400km) of the Camino Frances, the French way. Be sure to get a peek at my thoughts and read my reflection about my first experience walking the Way of Saint James. If you haven’t read it … More A Peek at my Camino de Santiago Journal (+ Tips for Writing while Hiking)

El Camino de Santiago Reflection: My First Time Walking the Way of Saint James

June 2018 Last June, my brother joined me in Spain to walk El Camino de Santiago. It was my way of saying thank you for a great year after living and teaching in Spain. I lived in the south and this was a great way to slowly explore the north, truly experiencing each small town along the way. … More El Camino de Santiago Reflection: My First Time Walking the Way of Saint James

Sorry, Mom! Couchsurfing in Extremadura // Mérida & Cáceres, Spain

February 2018 I mentioned in this post of my expat memoirs that Belinda hosted a couch surfer in our piso for a couple days. It was such a lovely experience hosting Tram from Vietnam and getting to know some things about her and her culture. Belinda is an active couch surfer and utilizes it a … More Sorry, Mom! Couchsurfing in Extremadura // Mérida & Cáceres, Spain

Reflection After my Year in Córdoba as an Auxiliar de Conversacion

When you summarize something, things are bound to be left out. As I ponder my year in Spain, it seems impossible that I could capture all my thoughts about it in a single essay. At the same time, I have at least documented my weekly experiences in my expat memoirs. I am so happy I … More Reflection After my Year in Córdoba as an Auxiliar de Conversacion