The good, the bad, and the ugly of living overseas.

Category index:

  • Moving to Spain & Expat Life
  • The Auxiliares de Conversación Program in Spain
  • Love & Romance Abroad
  • Fun with Languages: English & Spanish
  • Culture & Shock

Moving to Spain & Expat Life

5 Things to Do Before Moving Abroad (And 3 Things Not To)

Living in Spain Legally: A Roundup for Non-EU Citizens

The One Book You Need to Read Before Moving to Spain

Things I Would Have Done Differently When Moving Abroad

How Your Life Will Change After Moving to Spain

1 Year in Spain: (Other People’s) Expectations vs. Reality

How a More Expensive Apartment Saved My Mental Health

Getting a Driver’s License in Spain, Part 1: The Written Test

3 Realizations I’ve Had After 3 Years in Spain

The Auxiliares de Conversación Program in Spain

7 Questions & Answers About the Auxiliares de Conversación Program in Spain

The Truth About Living in Small Town Spain

Small Town vs. City Life: Language Assistants in Spain 2-Year Review

Too (Un)cool For School

Love & Romance Abroad

Everything You Need to Know About Pareja de Hecho in Spain

The Single Girl’s Guide to Meeting Spanish Men

10 Things to Know Before Attending Your First Wedding in Spain

guests eating at a wedding in Spain

Fun with Languages: English & Spanish

Me Talk British One Day: A Yankee’s Guide to the Queen’s English

The Perks of Speaking English

America: Land of the Free-to-Speak-Whatever-Language-You-Want

6 Untranslatable Spanish Words & Phrases

Culture & Shock

The Adulthood Conundrum

Confessions of a Quiet Extrovert

9 Things I’ve Learned from Being the Foreigner

Unexpectedly Weird American Things