15 Ways to Mentally Prepare Before Moving Abroad

Your ticket has been bought, you’ve dusted off your suitcase (holy shit that thing is a lot smaller than I remember) and you’re kind of starting to panic. Is this real life? Am I really moving across the ocean to a foreign country where I don’t know a single soul? Yup. That’s happening.   So…

Arcoss the US from East to West: A Photo Essay

Are your bags packed? We’re going on a road trip. Today marks exactly one month until I hop on a plane with my boyfriend and we head to the US for five weeks! I’ve been super nostalgic for the US recently and I think its because I keep imagining all of the USA summer things…

How to Drink Like a Spaniard

So, you want to drink like a Spaniard? Let me warn you: it’s an art. Moving to Spain fresh out of university, my drinking standards were fairly low. I was never a cocktail snob- pretty much anything with alcohol in it did it for me. Embarrassingly, we drank only to get drunk. Our nights out…

The Best Parts of Living in Spain

Living in Spain, and living abroad in general, is sometimes portrayed as the ultimate adventure– full of spontaneous vespa rides, delicious food and endless Instagram opportunities. But living abroad and not just vacationing. It’s easy to get jaded once the novelty of your new home wears off. The little boutiques are less cute (can I…