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

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