Crying Over Curry // Lisbon, Óbidos & Nazaré, Portugal

December 2017 I mentioned in my Spanish expat memoirs that I had a five day holiday in early December. For this puente, a fellow teacher at my school and I rented a car and drove to Portugal. I planned this round-about road trip and in four days (five nights) we hit two cities and four towns. This … More Crying Over Curry // Lisbon, Óbidos & Nazaré, Portugal

Photoblog: Castle and Grounds of Almodóvar del Río, Spain

February 2018 Hayley and Hailey went to Highgarden one Sunday. We took a bus for just two euros to a small town outside of Córdoba– Almodóvar del Río. There is absolutely nothing else in this small pueblo besides the castle. (Okay, okay, and a restaurant.) It’s the perfect little half a day trip from Córdoba. We wandered and … More Photoblog: Castle and Grounds of Almodóvar del Río, Spain

A Summer Stroll in October // Malaga & Nerja, Spain

October 2017 What helped define my experience in Malaga was drinking tinto de verano (hint: verano means summer). Similar to sangria, it packs a punch of red wine with sweet fruit slices and the addition of lemon soda. Malaga is a major vacation destination that’s full of modern shops and restaurants but past all the drama, true Spanish culture … More A Summer Stroll in October // Malaga & Nerja, Spain