Following hot on the heels of my previous blog some 12 months ago; I panicked when I got reasonable readership figures and didn’t know how to take my blog to the next level so decided to learn about SEO and how to monetise the site. Evidently, I succeeded in neither of those things due to … More What to do in Malaga
Following on from my recent post, smugly listing the positives of my Spanish lifestyle (https://geordieunsure.com/2017/09/14/living-abroad-the-good-the-bad-and-the-indifferent/), I now want to share some of the pitfalls of my version of #livingthedream.
#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
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’