2016 RESOLUTIONS (finally)

2015 was quite a year, so let’s have a little recap. January and February were pretty much filled with job hunting. And in March I finally got a job in Barcelona. Unfortunately it wasn´t really what I wanted and working this job 40 hours a week + travelling more than 3...
Posted On 17 Jan 2016
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WHAT ARE THESE LITTLE, WOODEN CREATURES?

Christmas is getting closer and closer and I want to share a bit about experiencing Christmas in Catalonia If you’ve been here around the holiday season and if you visitied one of the many Christmas markets that the Catalan towns offer to you, I am 100% sure that you have...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
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CELEBRATING OLD TRADITIONS IN YOUR NEW HOME

Not being with your family during special holidays can be quite hard, especially when this day is not celebrated in your expat country. This was the case for me last weekend. The 6th of December is the celebration of Saint Nicholas in several countries and in The Netherlands this...
Posted On 07 Dec 2015
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LA MAQUINISTA – BARCELONA

For the ones who don’t know this yet, since September I am a student again. I’m studying a Master’s degree in tourism management at la Universitat de Girona. I’m very happy that I went back to school and so far I’m really enjoying the studies....
Posted On 27 Nov 2015
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A ROAD TRIP THROUGH THE NORTH OF SPAIN

A couple of weeks ago my boyfriend found a project-related opportunity in a town in Cantabria and less than 24 hours later we were in the car on our way to the north of Spain. We can be very spontaneous sometimes. We left Barcelona around 10am and late in the afternoon we made it...
Posted On 03 Oct 2015
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HOW (not) TO MAKE CHURROS

My “parents in law” went to Madrid a couple of weeks ago. I was slightly jealous, as I haven’t seen enough of that city yet and to make up for that, they brought me some chocolate from one of the most famous chocolaterías of Madrid: San Ginés. I really wanted to...
Posted On 15 Sep 2015
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