Sun-Self Meditation

During my university years I became quickly drawn to learning more about visual meditation. Rather than sitting in complete silence, I found it more helpful to imagine symbols or images while sitting with my eyes closed. This kept my mind engaged and prevented it from running off into different directions (as it commonly does). Over…

Road Trip | Portugal.

This last June, I had the pleasure of taking a road trip with some special ladies I met while teaching in Sevilla, Spain. Today I am gathering our top photos and recommendations so you too can grab some friends and hit the road. This past year I met Shea and Emily at our weekly writing…

Feria de Abril 2017

It’s the Sunday morning after Feria and all of Sevilla is sleeping in. After a week full of sevillana dancing and rebujito drinking, today is the day of rest. Feria is a week-long celebration following Semana Santa. It begins about two weeks after the Easter holiday and lasts until the following Sunday. Throughout the week…

Shakshuka 

Many have been asking for the recipe and here it is! IG: @amandajbustamante The other day Jon told me that he was going to surprise me with a new dish for breakfast. Jon is always outdoing himself in the kitchen (the night before he made GF chicken and dumplings) so I knew I was in…

Teach abroad in Spain | World.

IG:@creationthroughvibration Applications are currently open to teach abroad in Spain. There are three programs available: Cultural Ambassadors Program (Ministry of Education) BEDA CIEE To learn more click on the main menu tag. Photo taken in Sevilla, Spain. IG:@amandajbustamante 

Two Parts of my Heart. | Ibiza, Balearic Islands.

Ibiza and Avi. Ibiza is where I met my best friend Avril, Avi for short. One year ago, before we met, we decided to leave our home country and move to Spain to teach English. We both applied through the same program and for some reason we were both assigned Ibiza. I honestly think it was fate….

So you want to apply for a Visa… 

Receiving an opportunity to teach abroad is a dream. Applying for an international visa, not so much.. But just like anything else in life, if you really want something you have to WORK for it. After a drive to Austin and two drives to Houston, I have finally submitted all of my paperwork in order…