Language Barriers

Recently I have really been feeling the effects of the language barrier. As I become better friends with certain Spaniards, it gets harder and harder to say the things I really want to say! This is both good and bad. Good because it has really motivated me to make a big effort in improving my…

On Being a Vegetarian in Spain

I have been totally non-existant and for this I am sorry. I wrote this blog post 9 days ago and never posted it! Whoops. Anyways, here we go.  This is the 2nd time I’ve been to Spain during my 4.5 years of being a vegetarian. The first time was when I studied abroad my junior…

Puentes.

“Puente” is the spanish word for “bridge,” ya know, bridge over troubled waters and all that jazz, but as of late this word usually refers to something else for me. When a national holiday in Spain falls on a weekday (for example, a Tuesday, like this week’s Día de todos los santos) the provinces like…