Category: Expat Life

Expat Life Food

A Delicious Two-Year Anniversary

Today marks two years since I met my boyfriend and partner in crime, Dani, while visiting a friend in Noia, Spain. If you follow my blog then you probably read the article I posted awhile back about that night and how this small town in Galicia became my home, but if not, give …
Expat Life Spain

Carnaval Shenanigans 2016

This past weekend was my second time attending the Carnaval shenanigans here in Spain, and I have to say, this year was even better than the last! Carnaval, or Mardi Gras in the U.S., is a huge street fair celebrated annually in predominantly Catholic countries around the world, especially in southern …
Expat Life Travel

On Accepting Homesickness

I’ve been lying to myself for awhile now and it’s time to come clean. I didn’t even realize I was doing it, my boyfriend did. It was about a week before Thanksgiving that Dani told me, “Heather, you’re homesick.” What? Me? No way! Don’t you use the “H” word with me! Sure, I …
Expat Life

How a Small Town in Galicia Became My Home

This article has been a long time coming. A year and a half, to be exact, since that’s how long it took to finally get here. Since I talk a lot about Galicia on this blog, and will continue to do so, I wanted to share the story of how a small town …
Auxiliares Expat Life

Pisos 101: How to Find an Apartment in Spain

I recently posted an article and video on how to pack when moving to Spain. (If you missed them, have a look!) Since then I’ve gotten several requests for a post about apartment (piso) hunting for newcomers. So here is everything you need to know about how to find an apartment in Spain. When it comes to living abroad, …