Living Abroad: The Good, The Bad and The Indifferent

#Livingthedream seems to be a modern tagline required for every enjoyable experience (usually having a drink in the sun on holiday), and Instagram stalking would have you believe that many people are in fact living the ideal life. For example, my social media posts related to my recent trip to beautiful Northern Italy neglected to … More Living Abroad: The Good, The Bad and The Indifferent

Not speaking the local language -Problems when ‘No hablo mucho español’

When moving abroad to Spain the fact that I wasn’t great at speaking Spanish wasn’t a huge concern for me. Not because I thought everyone would speak English, more that my job would be to teach people to speak English and then away from my job I hoped my girlfriend and I would be able … More Not speaking the local language -Problems when ‘No hablo mucho español’