Viajes al Extranjero

¡Feliz Día de Acción de Gracias!

It’s Thursday morning, the sun is not yet up, and I’m on the train on my way to work like any other day. Because today is like any other day. Except for the fact in the back of my mind… Continue Reading…


School Has Begun!

1 October was two Tuesdays ago. It was also my first day of classes. To be nice, they made it an easy day for us. I only had to show up for the English department meeting at 11:40, and only… Continue Reading…


Gijón

I’m a little behind on my posts, so I apologise. The last week of September was my final week of “pre-paid vacation” before I started teaching on 1 October. And to make the most of it, I took the train… Continue Reading…


Segovia

I know I said I was going to give a tour of my apartment, but this is not it. Since this month is my “vacation” month between Spanish classes ending and beginning teaching in October, I decided to take the… Continue Reading…


Going Back in Time… Sort of

This past Saturday, I traveled out to Avila with a few friends, which is a small town about an hour and a half west of Madrid. Or at least by slow train it is. One of the defining characteristics of… Continue Reading…


Virgen De Las Nieves

As this past weekend approached, I felt the need to get out of the city a bit. While I had only been here just under two weeks at the time, it seemed like forever. I had been spending a ton… Continue Reading…


Quick Update

Well, I made it! It’s hard to believe it’s been less than a week. With how much we’ve had to accomplish during orientation it seems forever ago that we first arrived at the airport in Madrid. Due to how much… Continue Reading…


Visa Adventures in NYC

In order to be allowed to stay in Spain for more than a typical tourist visa allows (90 days), I need to get a long-term visa. The Spanish Ministry of Education, with whom I am being employed, has allowed us… Continue Reading…


Amtrak Across America!

King Street Train Station

On 28 June 2019, I left Colorado where I had been living for the previous two years, and set off on a three-day car ride to Portland, Oregon to see friends and say good-bye. See Previous Post. From there I… Continue Reading…


The Oregon Coast

Probably one of my favorite places is the Oregon Coast. It’s kind of magical, and if you’ve never been, I highly recommend it. So when I was making plans with Keith and he wanted to know what I wanted to… Continue Reading…