Video: How to Pack for a Year in Spain

Hey there future expats! After making the big move twice, here’s my detailed video of how to pack and what to bring when moving to Spain. Read my full article of pro packing tips! My full packing list from the video: Suitcase 10-25 shirts (edit) (optional) a couple dresses around 5 pairs of jeans around 5 pairs of shorts 2-3 pairs of sweatpants/comfy pants (optional) skirts 5-8 long …

7 of the Weirdest Spanish Foods I’ve Eaten (and Love!)

The Spanish cuisine is incredibly diverse. After living in the south of Spain for a year, traveling cross country, and then moving to my current home on the northwestern coast, I still can open a carta (menu) and find dishes that I haven’t eaten. Yet. This is not from a lack of trying, quite the opposite. Over the years I adopted the habit—now a life goal—of eating something …

How to Apply for a Student Visa for Spain

Living in Spain is one of the most fun experiences possible. The process of obtaining the proper visa to do it, on the other hand, is not. I personally have jumped through all the bureaucratic hoops multiple times now, and I can’t say it becomes much more enjoyable each round; although, it is survivable. For all the first-timers out there or even veterans that forgot all the required …

How to Apply for the North American Language and Culture Program

Updated in: February 2016 So you want to become an Auxiliar de Conversación in Spain and do your part in enriching the minds of children, who, after all, are our future……..Well, if we’re being totally honest here, maybe your endgame is just to spend a year living on the beach in one of the coolest countries in Europe, heard this was a way to do it, and thought, …