Galicia Category Archives

#Fariña: Galician Cocaine and My Famous Town

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you probably saw the exciting news I posted this week. My little Galician town is famous! On Wednesday evening 3.4 million people sat down to watch the first episode of the Antena 3 series Fariña, a show that was filmed in my pueblo and the surrounding coast of Galicia! Around a year ago the news broke that a TV series …

That’s My Circus and My Monkeys: Carnival 2018

Before my 9:30 alarm had even gone off, Dani was already awake trying to get me up. I jokingly pulled the covers over my head and gave my normal response of, “Give me 30 more minutes.” Mornings aren’t usually my thing and even less on a Saturday. But this wasn’t just any old day, this Saturday was Carnival! Too excited to sleep those previously requested …

Galego Sen Fronteiras: Week 3 Review + Graduation

Galician class final day

Last but not least, here is my Week 3 Review of the Galego Sen Fronteiras Galician language course I did. If you missed my articles about Week 1 and Week 2, give those a read and get caught up! ¡Veña! ¡Imos! Finally the third and last week of classes had arrived and for most of the students, this was more bitter than sweet. On the one hand it …

Galego Sen Fronteiras: Week 2 Program Review

Friends in Galician course

In my last post I began writing all about my experience with the Galego Sen Fronteiras Galician language program I recently completed in Santiago de Compostela. When I left off, I had just finished Week 1 of the course, which you can read my review of here. If you’re interested in learning Galician or living in Galicia’s capital, then you’re in the right place because I’m diving …

Galego Sen Fronteiras: Week 1 Program Review

Galician course group photo

Nobody freak out! Yes, I’m alive. And yes I’m still blogging. Sorry for such a long hiatus from posting anything. This summer has been going 100 miles per hour since it began and somehow it’s now August. So far this summer I’ve traveled to London, País Vasco, the south of France, and the Cíes Islands, all of which I’ll be writing about very soon. But …