7 Things To Learn in Sevilla

Balcony of Balloons. This photo was taken today during  my walk to Alameda De Hercules. Today is January 5th which marks “Dia de Los Reyes Magos” or “The Day of The Three Kings”. I have been living in Sevilla, Spain for the last two years. Anyone who has spent time in this city will tell…

Apartment Hunting in Europe (Spain)

Today’s post is for other Auxiliaries teaching in Sevilla this upcoming school year. Finding the dream Piso. For those of you who don’t know, this will be my third year living and teaching in Spain with the Auxiliaries of Conversation program. After two years of living abroad, I feel like I have finally got the piso hunt…

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…

Impromptu-rooftop-photoshoot. 

These past two years I have been learning about photography while creating my own personal style. I would say my work is a blend of nature scenery and urban city life. I really do love it all. However there was one subject I was forgetting to focuse my art on, THE PEOPLE! I am just…

 Ronda, Spain.

Ahh the smell of Spring and Semana Santa is in the air. Sevilla gets pretty crowded around this time so Jon and I decided to take a little holiday. We went on a  two-day trip to Ronda and here are some of the highlights. We took a bus which departed from Prado de San Sebastián…

Travel Tips: Vegan/Gluten-Free in Sevilla, Spain. 

IG: @creationthroughvibration Traveling along the Mediterranean region can be difficult for the vegan and gluten-free. Meat and wheat both reign over most Southern European dishes and it’s difficult to find substitutes. Having Celiac’s disease and living as an Ex-pat in Spain, I had to do some research to find restaurants accommodating to my gluten allergy….

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…

Next Chapter: Teaching Abroad in Ibiza, Spain 

 So a lot has happened in this last year and a half. May 2014 I traveled to Sevilla, Spain and lived/studied abroad for two months. December, I graduated from Texas Tech University and by January I was moved back in with my parents in Plano, Tx. In March I flew out to NYC, met with…