With the last puente before Christmas upon us I wasn’t about to miss another opportunity to strike off some of the Spanish destinations on my to do list. This time we ventured a little further afield, to the highly-recommended seaside city of San Sebastián, and I can wholeheartedly say it didn’t disappoint. Continue reading
So it feels weird to say I’ve been here for a month now – I still feel like I haven’t seen all the essentials in Tudela, let alone in Navarra or in wider Spain. However, to commemorate this first temporal landmark I have compiled a list of the biggest differences I have noticed from my experience so far of living in Tudela. Continue reading
I know it’s a cliché, but this week has just flown by! After the first day, it was easy to settle into a routine of getting up, walking (the incredibly scenic route, might I add) to school and showing a presentation explaining where I’m from. Needless to say I’m a bit sick of trying to remember what year Durham cathedral was built and listening to the first 30 seconds of Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud… Continue reading
I survived my first week in Spain. Hurrrah! I have much blogging to catch upon – recounting tales of Madrid, Church in Spanish and my first day of school. But for now, here are some good general life lessons if you’re coming to integrarte en la cultura española as a buttoned-up Brit… Continue reading
Here is my first vlog entry! Hear all my pre-departure queries which post-departure me will be answering at the end of placement 1 in Spain. T-9 days until my new life in Tudela starts – eek!
¡Hola amigos y amigas!
welcome to my blogosphere. I hope you enjoy my ramblings about foreign life. (N.B. this is not a UFO blog)
This first post is a bit of a confusing one – although I am in Spain I haven’t actually started my year abroad yet… While I was waiting for something interesting to happen in Norfolk, a job in Ibiza involving au pair/housekeeping work for an English family suddenly opened up again. Turns out the person who got there before me had to urgently fly back to England, so they asked if I could come ASAP! So After a speedy post-festival turnaround, here I am… Continue reading