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’
With my recent spell living in Bilbao still relatively fresh in the memory, I have decided now is the appropriate time to write my guidance on the best things to do around Bilbao.
For anyone possessing an excellent memory who read my post ‘Frankfurt to Bogota’ from well over a year ago (https://geordieunsure.com/2015/02/18/hello-world/) you will be aware of the drama I occasionally cause myself in search of the cheapest flight. I learned a valuable lesson to always check the proximity of the airport to the city Ryanair claim … More The Secret Passage – cheapest flights from South America to UK
After years of travelling to far-reaching and sometimes exotic places I had longed for a ‘typical week away’ in the Mediterranean doing nothing but drink local beer next to sandy beaches, reading a lot and eating a lot more. Don’t get me wrong, I love a thrilling zip-line, an interesting walking tour or a breath-taking (literally) mountain hike … More What to do in Koutouloufari, Crete